Read more about my epic trip along the L'Isle river in France in a Kayak for French Living here
“One of the newest additions to Bath’s boutique sleepery scene Brooks’ Guesthouse has been fashioned from a pair of stylishly refurbished Victorian buildings. It offers twenty two surprisingly spacious bedrooms whose slightly quirky blend of... CLICK ON THIS LINK TO READ THE REST OF MY REVIEW FOR HOTELGURU
With space at a premium, it’s fabulous to have one of Presidential Apartments’ 58 serviced dwellings at my disposal in chic Kensington close to London’s main sights, yet tucked away in a quiet street, opposite a leafy park where it would be ideal to walk the dog – if only I had a dog... CLICK ON THIS LINK TO READ THE REST OF MY REVIEW FOR MY HOLIDAY TV
Tierra Santa in Buenos Aires is Latin America's first ever religious theme park. Heidi Fuller-Love went along for some spiritual fun.
“If you’re a nun you get in free,” says Frederico, my tango teacher turned Tierra Santa guide for the day. After a half hour ride on the number 56 bus from Buenos Aires, we pull up outside the park...FOLLOW THIS LINK TO READ THE REST OF MY FEATURE FOR ROUGH GUIDES
Mention Cambodia and most people think of those fabulous Angkor ruins, but when you spend more time in The Kingdom, you’ll discover that there’s a lot more to see and do. Still well off Asia’s more mainstream tourist trails - and still recovering from wounds inflicted by the brutal Khmer Rouge regime – this is one of the world's poorest countries, which can be heartbreaking, but at the same time seems to have given Khmers a resilient nature and natural curiosity that makes them....
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Go birdie, go!
SPAIN'S TOP GOLF COURSES - an insiders guide.
Once a string of sleepy fishing villages, Spain’s sunny coast - stretching from ritzy Marbella to the spectacular caves at Nerja - is ideal for fiesta-loving golfers seeking a keen dose of retail therapy, with just a soupcon of culture thrown-in... READ MORE OF MY INSIDERS SPANISH GOLF FEATURE FOR ABTA MAGAZINE HERE
Dream of making money from your holidays or finally getting round to writing that travel blog?Cuckoo! This is for you....
LIVING THE DREAM – MAKING MONEY FROM YOUR HOLIDAYS’ in PAXOS, GREECE
EARLY BOOKING OFFER
We’re contacting you to give you the opportunity to book our 2014 Travel Writing Course, ‘Living the Dream – Making Money from Your Holidays’, at the special price of £745 per person (instead of the usual £795), if you do so by 30 November.
This course on the beautiful, unspoilt island of Paxos, will be led by highly successful travel and food writer, Heidi Fuller-love, whose features and photographs regularly appear in magazines and newspapers worldwide. Heidi has already won the 2013 New York Travel Writers Society's Travel Radio Personality of the Year Award for her monthly British Airways travel shows and has now also just been named as one of the five finalists in the Travel Broadcaster of the Year category of the prestigious 2013 British Travel Press Awards.
The course is equally suitable for experienced writers and complete beginners; what is important is a desire to write. Non-participating partners are very welcome and we can also arrange extended stays on Paxos, if you would like a slightly longer holiday.
Why come to Paxos: Paxos is a really beautiful island with unspoilt villages, stunning scenery and the unrushed pace of life in Greece as it always used to be. It’s a truly inspirational location and, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced writer, it’s hard to imagine a better place to hone your writing skills.
Where you will stay: Accommodation will be lovely shared villas, each with its own pool and spacious terraces, set in the olive groves about a 20-minute walk above the pretty village of Loggos, the smallest of the three coastal villages onPaxos.
Tuition: ‘Living the Dream: Making Money from Your Holidays’ will give you the starting blocks to build your travel writing skills and find a relevant outlet to see your work in print, whether you’re a hobby writer who’d just like to pen a few pieces about your holidays for your local newspaper, fancy having your own travel blog, or would like to set about becoming a travel writer in earnest. Tuition will be based around group tuition sessions on five mornings a week, and there will also be an opportunity for one-to-one sessions. Afternoons will be free, leaving plenty of time to carry on writing, explore Paxos or simply relax.
The cost and what’s included: The course normally costs £795 per person butthere is a special price of £745 if you book by 30 November. This includes tuition, accommodation in a shared twin room, return transfers between Corfu Airport and your accommodation on Paxos, breakfast, two lunches and four dinners (with wine) in local tavernas, welcome and farewell drinks, and any local transport required in connection with the course. There is a supplement of £125 per person for sole use of a twin/double room.
You can find full details of the course and an on-line booking form on our website athttp://www.paxoslife.co.uk/writing_travel.htm or contact Margaret Longes by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (01444 258048).
HITTING THE HIPPY TRAIL
Hiring a motorcaravan in Delhi, Heidi Fuller-love dons a kaftan and drives the hippy trail from Mumbai to Kochi discovering explosive colours, spicy food and stunning scenery en-route.
When we told friends we planned to drive through India in a motorcaravan they thought we were crazy -...FIND OUT WHY BY FOLLOW THIS LINK TO READ MY ARTICLE FOR CARAVAN CLUB MAGAZINE