Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travelist

Sep 25 2015
Ultimate travelist cover

Lonely Planet guidebooks have been the only book companions during my world travels since 2000 because of their no-nonsense approach and real practical advice. I have always felt that they were the only travel guides I could trust as they shared my interest for genuine and non touristic locations when visiting new countries. The latest guide to be published is a spectacular book, the Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travelist, the definitive bucket list for every type of traveller accompanied by stunning photography.

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Travel with kids: Tuscany – FAMILY HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN

Jun 07 2015
Tuscany FAMILY HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN collage

The area called La Valtiberina, on the eastern edge of Tuscany, is an attractive hilly landscape with woods of chestnut trees, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. It offers an image of a Tuscany still barely touched by mass tourism, yet full of medieval and renaissance art treasures. In this area were born two of the greatest Italian renaissance artists: Piero della Francesca and Michelangelo.

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Travel with Kids: Firenze on a budget

Jun 07 2015
Firenze London Mums magazine collage

Visiting Firenze (Florence in English) during school holidays is a bit of a challenge because of the huge number of tourists and the long queues to get in everywhere. After all Firenze is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and inevitably over-crowded at all times.

But with a bit of planning you will be able to see lots of the key sight-seeings in a few days.

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