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Licence to travel – following James Bond around the world: You Only Live Twice

After the fabulous ‘Skyfall’, the world is holding its breath for the 24th James Bond film, ‘Spectre’ coming out in November, perfectly timed for my birthday – as is tradition An essential element of the appeal of the early movies remains in place today – the use of exotic foreign locations. In this series we’ll […]

Old Florida – Cedar Key

This article is part seventeen of the series “Trip diary: Three weeks on the road in Florida” Teaser: New series starts this week Introduction: A three week road trip around Florida Hotel review: Park Inn Oslo Airport Flight report: Lufthansa New Business Class Frankfurt to Miami First impressions – a Limey driving in the USA […]

Something for the weekend…Skifer Hotel, Oppdal, Norway

It’s time for the second in our series of trip reports from more unusual weekend breaks. This time we were a little closer to home (home being Trondheim in central Norway) at Oppdal – a world class ski resort and popular summer destination for adventure sports enthusiasts, hill walkers and climbers. It’s also a natural […]

Iceland – where the outdoors is always great

 by  Billy Idle  When it comes to scenery, snow, glaciers and geysers, there aren’t many destinations to compare with Iceland. Throw in mountains, whales, incredible waterfalls and locals who are warm, friendly and welcoming to a fault and you are well on your way to pinpointing one of the coolest destinations on the map. Since the […]