Castles, Churches and Cheese in Switzerland
A blog post for the Council of Europe, August 2020
"It’s easy to characterise Switzerland as a land of chocolate-box villages, snow-dusted peaks and chic mountain towns, but doing so overlooks the country’s complex culture and history..."
Vietnam: 12-Day Language Tour
A travel itinerary for Educational Journeys, July 2020
"Vietnam’s astounding natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and profound war history make for a truly immersive travel experience. Students will master new skills, from cooking to Tai Chi..."
France: 17-Day Language Tour
A travel itinerary for Educational Journeys, June 2020
"From the Provence of Van Gogh to Paris' Louvre Museum, the cultural landscape of France unfurls in a swirl of vineyards, olive groves, Renaissance cities and incredible architecture..."
India and Nepal: An Intoxicating Travel Pairing
An article for Travelsphere World Magazine, May 2020
"The intensity of urban life in Nepalese and North Indian cities can surprise even experienced travellers; parts of Kathmandu and Delhi make rush-hour London look positively peaceful..."
Indonesia: 13-Day Language Tour
A travel itinerary for Educational Journeys, May 2020
"Java offers adventures including traditional tea harvesting, Buddhist pilgrimage temples and Balinese cooking classes, fully immersing students in the culture and language of Indonesia..."
Off the Beaten Track Sicily
An article for Travelsphere World Magazine, March 2020
"From the Valley of the Temples to Neapolis Archaeological Park, Sicily’s historic heavy-hitters are well trodden. But it’s worth visiting some of the island’s more modern constructions too..."
Strike Gold in Northern California
An article for Travelsphere World Magazine, February 2020
"Gold runs through the veins of Northern California. Venture into its wild heart to discover abounding natural beauty, vast national parks and cities steeped in gold rush history..."
New Caledonia: 9-Day Language Tour
A travel itinerary for Educational Journeys, January 2020
"With swaying palms, turquoise seas, a rich cultural heritage, and French-inspired restaurants and boutiques, New Caledonian capital Noumea's like a miniature Paris in the Pacific Ocean..."
Once Upon A Time: Fairytale European Palaces
An article for Travelsphere World Magazine, January 2020
"Nestled in dense forest in Transylvania, the story of Bran Castle is worthy of a tale as famous as the one that draws people here. Bram Stoker's Dracula was inspired by Vlad the Impaler..."
Switzerland: 14-Day Language Tour
A travel itinerary for Educational Journeys, December 2019
"Nestled on the shores of Lake Geneva, Montreux attracts artists and writers inspired by the beauty of the lake, vineyards and mountains. It's the perfect base for improving our French..."