Italian Lakes Discovery - 8 days

The great Mark Twain wrote in his 1869 novel, The Innocents Abroad: “One almost believes that nowhere else than on the lake of Como can there...

Countries visited: Italy, Switzerland
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Jewels of the Adriatic - 15 days

Caves and waterfalls abound in Plitvice Lakes National Park, but it’s the 16 interlinked lakes flowing between Mala Kapela Mountain and Pljesevica...

Countries visited: Croatia, Italy, Slovenia
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Splendours of Italy & Southern France - 16 days

Founded by the Greeks then ruled by the Italians, Nice didn’t actually become a permanent part of France until 1860. This storied heritage means...

Countries visited: France, Italy
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Walking in the Dolomites - 8 days

The multi-coloured columns of limestone looming above the shadowy Fanes Valley are an awe-inspiring sight. This is the world of the Dolomites, north-eastern...

Countries visited: Italy
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Highlights of Greece - 8 days

To keep their gods happy, the ancient Greeks built elaborate temples to honour them. Popular gods like Apollo had many temples built in their name. He chose...

Countries visited: Greece
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Greek Island Odyssey - 12 days

After a few days spent exploring the Greek Islands and its myriad ruins, coastlines and oceanscapes, nothing comes closer to perfection than watching the...

Countries visited: Greece
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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast - 8 days

At the turn of the fourth century, Roman Emperor Diocletian built a monumental palace in Croatia as a retirement gift to himself. After being abandoned in...

Countries visited: Croatia
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The Cinque Terre Explored - 8 days

Up until last century, the towns of Cinque Terre were extremely isolated, but in the 1920s a trail was built between Riomaggiore and Manarola. It became a...

Countries visited: Italy
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Icelandic Northern Lights - 8 days

Recently declared the second-happiest country on earth, Iceland has no army, navy or air force (it does, however, have a coast guard). Police don’t...

Countries visited: Iceland
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Alpine Railway Journey - 10 days

Think you’ve seen spectacular scenery? Think again. With snow-capped mountains, rolling green hills, deep gorges, tunnels through sheer mountains,...

Countries visited: Germany, Italy, Switzerland
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