Agrigento, Italy

Temple of Concordia

Agrigento, Italy Temple of Castor and Pollux, Agrigento. The city of Agrigento (Greek: Akragas) has been a hub of people and trade for over 2, 500 years. As Akragas it was among the greatest cities of …

Megalithic temples of Ġgantija, Malta The megalithic temples of Ġgantija, on the Maltese island of Gozo are the world’s second-oldest standing structures (after Gobekli Tepe in Turkey), predating Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids of Egypt. …

Southern Italy

Southern Italy

Southern Italy: from Magna Graecia to Italian Unification When you ask people about Italy, more often than not one of the first places they mention is the capital city, Rome, or the submerged streets of …

Barcelona Travel Notes The entrancing cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is one of the cultural highlights of Europe. Situated on the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the Catalan capital is famous for its distinctive architecture …

Advice for Mature-Aged Solo Travellers Mature-aged solo travel continues to grow, and for those in their 50s, the solo traveller holiday market is an important one. Several surveys show this trend. According to Australian market …

Responsible Tourism for mature & senior travellers There’s a growing problem in the world’s most popular cities affecting the tourism industry, and this article provides context and commentary on responsible tourism for mature-aged and senior …

The Sicilians and their Kings

Sicilian people

The Sicilians and their Kings While popular images of Sicily might focus on the active volcano, Mount Etna, or the poverty that led to the mass migration of Sicilians to America, forming today’s communities of …

Exploring York

Exploring York Like a page out of a history book, the North-Eastern city of York in the United Kingdom is a Gothic wonder. This is a great day tour from London, with its rich history …

A Literary Stroll Through Tangier Morocco’s Tangier, located just about 13 kilometres across the Straits of Gibraltar from Spain, is Europe’s gateway to Africa and over the centuries has been a haven for artists and …