Vaduz, Liechtenstein: things to do in an afternoon in one of Europe’s smallest capitals
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein: things to do in an afternoon in one of Europe’s smallest capitals

By Emma Marshall “Blink and you could miss it” was my partner’s observation of Vaduz, Liechtenstein, after we’d spent an afternoon there.  In some respects, this is true – as capital cities go, it really is diminutive, with a population of less than 5,000 people. But this doesn’t mean that you should overlook it as…

The Menton Lemon Festival: a great south of France short break
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The Menton Lemon Festival: a great south of France short break

By Emma Marshall I was lucky enough to experience the 2018 Menton Lemon Festival – the “Fete du Citron”.  This was something I had wanted to do after visting the town the previous year.   I did, however, wonder if it was worth travelling back for the Menton Lemon Festival. Would it be worth the effort? Would the early Spring…

The Bernina Express: riding on top of the world through Switzerland’s spectacular mountains
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The Bernina Express: riding on top of the world through Switzerland’s spectacular mountains

By Emma Marshall If you love trains, mountains, or both, then this is the ideal trip for you.  The Bernina Express, a 122 km train journey through some of Switzerland’s most breath-taking and picturesque scenery, is an unforgettable experience and a great way to savour the diverse Swiss landscape on a short trip away. We…

The Sanguinaires Archipelago: A Corsican treasure
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The Sanguinaires Archipelago: A Corsican treasure

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links Corsica is famed for its outstanding scenery.  Towering, rugged mountains, emerald green forests which sweep across the island, wide stretches of golden sand beaches, and imposing fortresses that overlook its charming towns and cities. However, two-thirds of this French island is mountainous and a fifth is forested….