Pedalling sets the perfect pace – you travel slowly enough to enjoy your surroundings but fast enough that they’re constantly changing.
Bumping along a chalky track that snaked its way through the Tuscan countryside, I surveyed my surroundings from the saddle of my bike…
One Mississippi…two Mississippi…
When you think of Italy, three things probably come to mind: pizza, pasta, and photogenic ancient ruins. But there’s more to it than that.
There are 36 countries within a 3-hour flight of the UK. That’s pretty awesome, but it does make for some tough decisions. Time to call in the experts.
Sailing used to be the domain of three types of people; pirates, the super-rich, and the hardcore adventure junkies. Not anymore.
Let your wanderlust percolate.
Johnny Depp gets it. When his character Jack Sparrow stood at the helm of the Black Pearl and said ‘Bring me that horizon’, he was talking about the sailor’s endless quest for new waters and unchartered shores (or at least shores unchartered by most major cruise liners).
For the misanthropes among us, Asinara Island sounds like a dream destination: a remote island just off the coast of Sardinia, crystal clear water, and, according to a quick Google search of the Italian census, a population of one solitary person.