The Best Travel Stories of an Award-Winning Travel Journalist

Travel Stories

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The lovely food and drinks of the Armagnac region

In search of the story behind the famous alcoholic drink and the intriguing region

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Review: Rookburgh with the unique roller coaster F.L.Y. in Phantasialand

In this new themed world you will become one of the first aviators in the world

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Grand Tour of Catalonia

I'm going to test a new concept, from Barcelona to the Pyrenees. An electric car! Traveling to well-known places as well as taking the roads less traveled.

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Exploring the French Pyrenees

With a lovely train ride, mountain lakes, easy hiking, and lots of animals

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The 10 Best Sights of Malta and Gozo

Beaches, temples, bays and UNESCO World Heritage. Discover the 10 Must-See highlights of Malta and Gozo.

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The Adirondacks: The origin of the word vacation

Immense mountain range including Lake Placid and numerous lakes.

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The lovely surroundings of Poitiers

In search of typically French villages, castles and nature

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Dordogne Valley: Best relaxing in France

I want to meet Mother Nature, expand my horizon and discover new things. I’m heading out to the famous Dordogne Valley. Be active, see its natural beauty, and experience culture.

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A Travel Writer on Television

Wow. I'm the subject of a TV program. A Spanish TV crew wants to record how a travel writer experiences their home turf, Catalonia. They want to surprise me, so the itinerary is a total mystery to me.

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Rwanda; home of the Mountain Gorilla

Rwanda has suffered one of the worst civil wars ever. Now it's opening its doors to tourism. One of the major draw cards are the unique mountain gorillas. I attended the naming ceremony for newborn gorilla babies, and of course I went on a gorilla safari.

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Unique festivals in Nepal: Holi and Maha Shivaratri

Nepal hosts many attractions. Among them are the Holi-festival and Maha Shivaratri. These festivities show the variety of colours the country has to offer.

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Seychelles’ intriguing wildlife

Giant tortoises wander around you. Many bird species but also flying foxes in the sky, and don’t forget about the marine life; turtles, manta rays and sharks. You will find it all at the Seychelles.