Brit stops: Hopping trains and tubes to find hidden gems in and around London

By Nancy Truman There's always plenty of reasons to visit Royal haunts when travelling to England but it must be said that many of the country’s charms are of a smaller scale — and they’re just a Tube or a train ride away from the madding crowds. Here are some suggestions to get you started: … Continue reading Brit stops: Hopping trains and tubes to find hidden gems in and around London

Pure Swiss bliss: More than cheese and chocolate along the shores of Lake Geneva

Nancy Truman Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, or Lac Leman as the French prefer, has long been the playground of the rich and famous for its tax breaks, anonymity and, of course, its incomparable beauty. Whether you are a star of the silver screen, a famous singer, a 20th-century Belgian cartoonist or a 21st-century tourist, this Swiss … Continue reading Pure Swiss bliss: More than cheese and chocolate along the shores of Lake Geneva