Articles: Channel Islands
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Articles about Channel Islands
British Neoclassical Architecture & Decorative Arts
Article about the influences on Neoclassical architecture and the decorative arts in the Georgian period. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.
Victorian Women's Fashion: The Definitive Guide for Travellers
Article about Fashion including fabric and colour from Queen Victoria's. A period of personalities and progress change via the industrial revolution is examined for the senior couple and solo traveller seeking to learn more on a small group tour.
Walking tours for active travellers – tips for seniors
For the active mature and senior traveller be they a couple or solo traveller this article outlines preparation for walking tours even for the over 80's. It may on the Wainwright, the lake district or a pilgrims walk across Europe or St James Way, the Camino. This artices give advice on getting fit, shoes and socks including for particular advice for women on this topic.
10 Books to Read If You Are Planning to Visit Britain
10 Books to Read If You Are Planning to Visit Britain For Odyssey Travellers, Britain has and remains a key destination in the organisation’s collection of escorted small group educational tours offered each year. For…
Channel Islands; wildflowers, potato peel pies & rebels
Get ready to explore the Channel Islands Jersey, you say? Aren’t they the shirts footballers wear? Think again, traveller. Picture a smattering of tiny islands, a mere stone’s throw from England and France, peppered with…
Britain: First Industrial Nation
Britain: The First Industrial Nation In the mid-18th century, the Industrial Revolution was largely confined to Britain. Historians and economists continue to debate what it was that sparked the urbanisation and industrialisation that would change…
Understanding British Churches: The Definitive Guide for Travellers
British Churches Through the Years “How old is this church?” asks Mary-Ann Ochota in a chapter of her book, Hidden Histories: A Spotter’s Guide to the British Landscape (Francis Lincoln, 2016, p. 250). In this article, we…
Roman Roads in Britain: The Definitive Guide
Roman Roads in Britain Roads were crucial in the Roman Empire: they facilitated the speedy deployment of troops and the free movement of supplies. Later, when Roman towns began growing into urban centres, the roads…
British Village Icons: Definitive Guide for Travellers
Icons of the British Villages: Pubs and Cottages The British pub and cottage figure prominently in the image of a (often romanticised) quintessential “British village”. In this article, we will give special attention to these…
Medieval British Village Life: The Definitive Guide for Seniors
Life in the Medieval British Village In a previous article, we looked at the icons of the British village–the pub and the cottage–and looked at their history and evolution from Roman and Norman times. In…
St. Helier, Jersey
Saint Helier, Jersey The capital of Jersey, Saint Helier is a charming town with a vibrant foodie and shopping scene, and an ideal location from which to base your tour of Jersey and the Channel…
Jersey, Channel Islands
Jersey is the largest and southernmost of the Channel Islands, an archipelago which sits in the English Channel.
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Guernsey, Channel Islands A tour of Guernsey takes you to the second-largest of the Channel Isles, Guernsey island is the most English, a place where ‘politeness is a way of life’. The island of Guernsey…
Alderney, Channel Islands
A tour of Alderney takes you to he most remote part of the Channel Islands. Participants on a tour of Alderney discover an atmospheric paradise for history buffs and nature lovers, an island of eerie ruins and stunning beautiful beaches.
Sark, Channel Islands
Sark, Channel Islands A visit to the small island of Sark is something like stepping into a timewarp, where horses and carts still rule the roads and arcane feudal traditions shape daily life. Like the…
Herm, Channel Islands
Herm, Channel Islands You won’t find many places relaxing than the car, bike, and TV free island of Herm in the Channel Islands. Like the other Channel Islands – Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark –…
Small group tours to Channel Islands
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22 daysApr, May, Sep
Anglo French Tour | Normandy, Brittany, Channel Islands tour
Visiting Channel Islands, England
Our 21 night program has daily itineraries with plenty of authentic experiences provided by passionate local guides in the key destinations in France, Channel Islands and England for this small group of like minded people. For Solo travellers minimal single supplement applies for this European tour.
From A$16,850 AUDView Tour
18 daysSep, May
Channel Islands | A small group walking tour for seniors
Visiting Channel Islands
Another Small group tour of the British isles of the Channel Islands. This fully escorted, small group walking tour, takes the active senior off the beaten path with local guides to Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm.
From A$12,850 AUDView Tour