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Place Massena, Nice

I am on Eurostar, the wonder-train, speeding under the English Channel. In 20 minutes we will emerge blinking in the sunlight on French soil. That’s what it takes, 20 minutes and...

Sandra and Jafar in Dorset

I’m going to make you an offer you can’t refuse. Take a holiday on me for two weeks. Any holiday, halfway up a mountain, fully stretched on a beach, or anything...

diving

My world is divided by those who can just look at a beautiful view and those who have to dive into it. Guess where I end up. Splash!

Henley Punting

Offer me a castle in Spain, a mansion in Monaco, an apartment in Paris and no dice. Leave London in June? But it’s the season!

The pool at night when we've all gone home

I am still astounded at what is possible through home exchange. Over the years, I’ve learned another language, discovered new musical tastes, enjoyed books I would never buy myself, and my...

Casa Costello

We first fell in love, me and Italy, back in the late 1960s, when, with all the fearlessness of extreme youth, I zipped around the Amalfi coast in a navy blue...

Boris welcomes us to London copy

Name me a great metropolis which has a museum mentioned in a classic love song, more parks and green areas than any other major city, a fashion scene which gave the...

Beware! There is such a thing as magic and it lives in Ireland. How else can you explain a country where everyone is a poet, where a kiss on the Blarney...