I love suggesting ways for independent travelers to go beyond usual tourist circuits. Many of the best experiences in Europe are places and activities most people have never heard of: a manor house in the British countryside where you can take ...Read more from my Independent and Rail Travel in Europe bio.
I’ve been embarking on a new railway adventure that will take me across the heart of Europe. I’ve already done France and Switzerland and May of 2023, doing Germany.
I’ll be using my 1913 Bradshaw’s continental railway guide which opened up an exotic world of foreign travel for the British and American ...Read more from my My Railway Adventure story.
Of the thousand and one adventures and pleasures that I have experienced over the past 50 years of visiting France, my favorite is the experience of motoring along a French canal in a self-drive boat. To me, it is a magical way to experience the countryside, and it is something my ...Read more from my The Captain of My Own French Canal Boat story.