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Sandra continues her journey through the country of France, stopping in Lyon and Paris before continuing on to Giverny to visit Monet's garden.

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...

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!

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!

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...

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...

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...