I've been a land-based traveller for most of my life. Motor coaches and cars have helped me explore everything from Italy's Tuscany region to Ireland's Rings of Kerry. But recently I discovered a love for river cruising.September 12, 2012, 10:02 am
If you want to see as much of Paris as you can in half a day, there's only one way to travel - on two wheels.September 11, 2012, 2:07 pm
A cruise along Europe's Moselle, Rhine and Main rivers will convince passengers that snags can have surprisingly tantalising flavours.September 10, 2012, 2:04 pm
Vicenza, less than an hour's train ride north of Venice, is the kind of place that offers an unforgettable blend of beauty, tranquillity and culture.September 6, 2012, 10:29 am
Salvador Dali was considered to be either a genius or a madman because of the creativity and imagination of his art in which he portrayed a surreal world of confusion and beauty.September 3, 2012, 10:06 am
This could be the time to recapture the era when a leisurely journey was an integral part of every holiday.August 31, 2012, 10:16 am
Behold a bold plan to travel from Aix-en-Provence in France to Lucca in Italy by train in one day.August 30, 2012, 2:22 pm
Few tourists to Poland make it up north, to the Baltic coast. Yet those who do are handsomely rewarded - in summer at least.August 29, 2012, 7:52 pm
It's a study in Venetian contrasts: here, masses of tourists have shoved and pushed their way across San Marco Square. But over there - a 10-minute boat taxi ride - it's much quieter.August 28, 2012, 10:52 am
A journey with a twist is often more satisfying than the destination.August 24, 2012, 3:41 pm
Barcelona can't be shrink-wrapped to a "top 10" trophy list, but here are a few starters.August 24, 2012, 6:08 am
Travelling in the tourist off-season has plenty of benefits, including cheaper hotels, shorter queues and the opportunity to see how the locals really live.August 23, 2012, 8:16 pm
Can Paixano is a ludicrously over-crowded, yet vividly atmospheric, tavern hidden away in La Barceloneta, Barcelona's shabby old sailors' quarter.August 23, 2012, 8:13 pm
Paris is famous for being one of the most beautiful, if not expensive, cities in the world but a visit to the city of romance does not have break the bank.August 22, 2012, 1:56 pm
Amsterdam is surrounded by satellite towns that are a short train ride away and worth the visit.August 21, 2012, 2:49 pm
What better way to end a gruelling travel day than a meal that starts with a simple salad, margherita pizza and gnocchi with ragout sauce?August 21, 2012, 10:18 am
Monmouth has added another string to its bow of historical firsts: it is the first Wikipedia town in the world.August 17, 2012, 2:16 pm
The quirky Kentish seaside resort town of Whitstable is hauntingly beautiful in many ways.August 16, 2012, 7:07 am
A regular visitor of Europe will know that this is the place to go for some of the best Christmas markets. With a plethora of different stalls travellers are bound to find the perfect gift for any family member, friend or significant other. The only problem is navigating the markets to find the right gift.August 15, 2012, 2:47 pm
Virgin Atlantic has revealed Richard Branson's London hangouts in collaboration with the launch of the new iPhone and iPad app.August 6, 2012, 2:17 pm
As a child, Africa caught Stephen Scourfield's attention; Lesotho caught his heart.
Travelling from Muscat to Nizwa and the Hajar Mountains brings echoes from the past.
Culture lives in the food of Rome, and through that comes the importance of family.
From the fishwheels of the Tr'ondek Hwech'in tribe to Call of the Wild.
From cities to agricultural lands, Stephen Scourfield is submerged in a favourite place, India.
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