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2023 December

Explore Leicester’s New Richard III Trail – Over 500 Years in the Making

  A walk threading through the city follows in the footsteps of the Yorkist king vanquished in 1485, whose remains were found – beneath a car park – in 2012   Standing on a frozen ridge at Bosworth Field, my feeling is that there are certainly less attractive places to draw one’s last breath. On […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 20, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
Top Travel Destinations of 2023 According to Readers

  From a Finnish archipelago to a tranquil lake in Albania, our tipsters have unearthed beautiful beaches, lively cities and wild, atmospheric places Travel Destinations 2023   Tove Jansson’s island life, Finland Fans of Finnish author Tove Jansson will love the idyllic Pellinki archipelago, where she spent her summers on a tiny island, Klovharun, described […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 15, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
New Rail Routes in Europe: Discovering Night Trains and Border Crossings

  Our slow travel expert checks out what’s new in the European train timetables unveiled this month   Warsaw has just moved closer to Munich, Berlin nudged towards Paris, and Aachen slipped nearer to Salzburg. These are just three examples of city pairs that are newly linked, as of this week, by direct night trains. […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 14, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
Top 5 Winter English Nature Destinations for Comfort-Seeking Nature Lovers with Fresh Air and Fresh Sheets

  Now that winter is almost upon us, why not make the most of the changing of the seasons with a spontaneous trip?   By now, we’re all well-versed in the physical and mental benefits of being in nature. But that doesn’t mean we all want to become Bear Grylls in the quest for serenity. […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 8, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
Three Spur-of-the-Moment UK Destinations Perfect for Romantic Getaways

  Beat the autumn-winter blues with a last-minute getaway for you and your favourite person   When the long nights and cold snaps descend, it’s natural to want to do as little as possible. Joggers, box sets and takeaways, rinse and repeat until March. And though hibernating at home with your other half is a […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 8, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
The Ultimate London Adventure: A Magical Family Stay in the Capital and Four More Kid-Friendly Weekend Trips

  Break out of seasonal inertia with adventures that kids and grownups alike will love   Winter can be a tricky time if you’ve got kids of any age: darker, shorter days and inclement weather mean they inevitably end up stuck inside, with everyone getting bored, cross and arguing about screen time. Why not banish […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 8, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
Accidentally Wes Anderson Exhibition Opens in London: A Visual Feast

New exhibition showcases photographs of real locations inspired by American film director’s whimsical trademark style   Think of a Wes Anderson film and the muted greys and browns of a rain-soaked day in London are not the first things that spring to mind. But the UK capital is about to host the first European exhibition […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 8, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
Snowshoeing Adventure in Bulgaria

  A week conquering a new winter sport across three magical mountain ranges is both challenging and exhilarating – with hot springs and hikes providing the icing on the cake   ‘You lift one foot and you put it down,” says Alf, my guide. “Then you lift the other foot and you put it down.” […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 7, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
An Adventure Across Coniston and South Cumbria: Exploring Hilly Horizons and Shooting Stars Without a Car

  Boats, trains and buses lead to a hauntingly beautiful side of the Lake District, bursting with wildlife, culture and relics of the past. While dark-sky canoeing makes for a magical night   The ripples are deep gold in the sunset light as we paddle across Coniston Water towards Wild Cat Island. Officially known as […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 6, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
10 Spectacular Winter Lakeside Escapes in the UK

  From romantic hideaways to fun-filled activity centres, a few days by the water is the perfect seasonal tonic   Lochview House, Fort William Spectacular views come as standard at this comfortable home set on the banks of Loch Lochy on the outskirts of Fort William. Opposite the house, the auburn slopes of the Great […]

By : Sunjet Date : December 3, 2023 Category : Popular Comments :
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