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Discovering Jože Plečniks’ Ljubljana

Discovering Jože Plečniks’ Ljubljana

I often wonder who designed the cities I’m visiting. Who came up with the distinctive street network? Who placed that statue in the middle of the square? And who dreamt up the many pathways in the stunning parks I stroll through? Although we rarely think of them,...

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Hiking in Arikok National Park, Aruba

Hiking in Arikok National Park, Aruba

A thin layer of clouds provides much needed cover from the baking sun. Around me, there is nothing but desert as my path snakes its way past cacti, sand and large boulders here in Arikok National Park in Aruba. The silence is everywhere. The only thing I can hear is...

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Christmas Markets in Germany: Hildesheim

Christmas Markets in Germany: Hildesheim

The Christmas Market in Hildesheim has a beautiful setting in the market square in the centre of town, surrounded by delightful timber-framed houses. In 2019, the market opens on 25 November and closes on 29 December. Opening hours every day are 11am to 8pm and the...

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Christmas Markets in Germany: Goslar

Christmas Markets in Germany: Goslar

Every year the charming, medieval market square in the centre of Goslar plays host to a wonderful Christmas Market. In 2019, the market opens on November 27th  and closes on December 30th . The stalls are open every day from 10am to 8pm (11am-8pm on Sundays). Opening...

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Christmas Markets in Germany: Hamelin

Christmas Markets in Germany: Hamelin

Every year, the Christmas Market in Hamelin is held in the streets surrounding Hochzeitshaus and the Market Church, with around 70 wonderfully festive stalls. In 2019, the market opens on 27 November and closes on 23 December. Opening hours are 10am to 8pm Monday to...

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