Musée Rodin, France

Rodin Museum

Musée Rodin, France The world’s most extensive collection of Auguste Rodin’s work, displayed in the beautiful house and gardens of the Hotel Biron, the Musee Rodin is a highlight of any trip to Paris. Odyssey …

Musée Yves Saint Laurent, France Opened in 2017, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent is Paris’s latest must-see destination, an extensive and deeply personal look through the life and works of the revolutionary fashion designer – …

Quick guide to the arrondissements of Paris, France Locals know that Paris is a city of neighbourhoods. Parisians are fiercely loyal to their area of choice, shopping and dining locally at markets, restaurants, and wine …

Writers of Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Writers of Paris, France For centuries, Paris has been regarded as the intellectual centre of the western world, associated with a bohemian lifestyle where art reigns supreme and radical ideas circulate. For visitors with an …

St Michael’s Mount, England St Michael’s Mount, England, at low tide. Looking over glassy waters at the craggy mountain-top abbey of St Michael’s Mount, England, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you were looking at …

Isles of Scilly, England Aerial view of St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly. Subtropical gardens, azure seas, and white sandy beaches: you might think you’re on the Amalfi Coast, in the Bahamas, or holidaying in the …

Tintagel, England Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. Believed by many to be the home of the legendary King Arthur, Tintagel Castle on the North Cornish Coast is one of the most visited destinations in England, drawing tourists …

Newquay, England

Tolcarne Beach, Newquay, Cornwall

Newquay, England Newquay is a popular seaside resort in Cornwall, England, visited by Odyssey Traveller as part of our tour of Devon and Cornwall. Beginning in the city of Bristol, our Devon and Cornwall small …

Matera, Italy

Southern Italy

Matera, Italy The ancient town of Matera, Basilicata. The ancient city of Matera, in southern Italy, is among the world’s oldest continously inhabited cities, a place of primordial beauty, where cave houses are carved directly …

Bari, Italy

Bari aerial view

Bari, Italy Aerial view of Bari, Italy. While travel guides and blogs have begun to tout Apulia as Italy’s ‘newest hotspot’ (Vogue Australia), the province’s capital, Bari, has been unfairly neglected. But we think this …

Apulia, Italy

Trulli, Apulia.

Apulia, Italy The iconic trulli of Alberobello. The heel of Italy’s boot, the region of Apulia (Italian: Puglia) is slowly taking its place among Italy’s major destinations. With a wealth of historic towns, beautiful scenery …

Aeolian Islands, Italy

Stromboli

Aeolian Islands, Italy Panarea Expansive blue seas, white sands, and volcanic mudbaths: the Aeolian Islands are among the best of Italy’s beach paradises. But unlike their busier rivals, the Aeolians are an ideal place to …

Messina, Italy

Duomo di Messina

Messina, Italy Messina cityscape. Only a few kilometres from the Italian mainland, the city of Messina has long been the gateway to Sicily, a fascinating historical centre with a Belle Epoque twist. The city of …

A Short History of Tokyo Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, the busiest intersection in the Japanese metropolis The history of Tokyo is intimately intertwined with that of Japan’s. In this article, we’ll explore Tokyo’s history from …

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 …