Monica

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DAY 6 : FRANCE : AUMONT-AUBRAC to NASBINALS - 26.5 kms - 7 hours (with breaks)

Distance walked so far : 115 km<p>Weather today : Clear skies, hot : 26o<p>Today we walked with quite a number of pilgrims, chatting to various people …

DAY 5 : FRANCE : SAINT-ALBAN-SUR-LIMOGNOLE to AUMONT-AUBRAC - 14.5 kms - 4 hours

Distance travelled so far : 89.5 kms<p>Weather today : cool to warmer : 21o<p>Today we walked on sandy paths through pine forests and pasture land.<p>We …

DAY 4 : FRANCE : LA CLAUZE to SAINT- ALBAN-SUR-LIMAGNOLE - 25 kms - 6 1/2 hours

Distance walked so far : 75 kms <br>Temperature today : 11-20o , cool to sunny <br><p><p>Very pleasant day's walking through small pretty hamlets, along paddocks …

DAY 2 : FRANCE : MONTBONNET to MONISTROL-D'ALLIER - 15.5 kms - 5 hours (with stops)

Distance travelled so far : 31.5 kms<br>13o today - cloudy and cool<p>We spent today climbing in the Massif du Veves Mountains and reached the highest point …

90 Days of Whole30 Recipes by Nom Nom Paleo®

Here it is: over THREE MONTHS’ WORTH of daily Whole30 recipes—complete with tips, tricks, and encouragement to get you through an entire Whole30 (and …

Scotland Tour: Some Drum Fun with a Bodhrán

Celtic music (both Irish and Scottish) stirs me. It’s a great part of travel here. I see the tumult of the past and the love of heritage in the eyes …

Scotland Tour: A Fogbow Kicks off our Tour’s Last Day

As my Best of Scotland in 10 Days tour winds down, it strikes me how quickly it’s all gone. Here are a few memorable photos from late in the …

Scotland Tour: All Tours Must Pass

It is always a bit emotional at the end of a tour, when we say goodbye to our bus driver and guide. We have a tour culture where bus drivers eat …

Europe

The Algarve is a stunning region in southern Portugal which is blessed with excellent weather all year round.<p>It is a popular holiday destination for …

Lake District

BusAbout vs InterRail (EuroRail) - Which Is Better?

Summer has finally arrived in Europe, and thousands of travelers are packing their bags and backpacks to explore everything that Europe has to …

Best Places in Europe Summer Cities

Not all European cities are ideal destinations in the summer, some are overcrowded, thick with smog and geared towards over charging tourists for …

European Travel

Top tips for first-time family travel

The first time you contemplate hitting the road as a family can feel fraught with potential disaster – you envisage being stuck without vital wet wipes, or seeing your precious toddler getting sucked into the chaos of a Turkish bazaar. Relax. It will be okay. It’s actually very satisfying exploring …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

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Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

Adventures in the Columbia River Gorge

The state border between Oregon and Washington is notable for one thing: a river runs through it. But not just any river – the mighty Columbia, the fourth-largest river in the US, flowing through a massive gorge that’s up to 1219m (4000ft) deep and over 128km (80mi) long. In this gorge, myriad …

A road trip through Scotland's intoxicating Isle of Skye

Like the finest single malt whisky, the Isle of Skye is an intoxicating distillation of all that is great about Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Its dramatic landscape embraces everything from bleak, wind-scoured mountains to sheer sea cliffs and edge-of-the-world, seashell-strewn beaches. Throw …

Scotland’s wild isles: a nature-packed tour of the Southern Hebrides

You only need watch the fictional Hogwarts train chug over the real Glenfinnan Viaduct or stare at an airbrushed shortbread tin to get a sense of the astonishing beauty of Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Get up close to the real thing, and you’ll find that the grand landscapes, appealing …

7 tips for a successful shared homestay experience

You’re staying in someone’s home you don’t know on a trip. Naturally that means you walk around in your underwear, fart, make a mess in the kitchen, throw used towels on the bathroom floor and hog the TV remote. Right?<p>Of course not. But this picture isn’t as rare as it sounds. Now that more …

Ten ways to break a sweat in Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca has been saying <i>adiós</i> to the cheap-as-chips package holiday cliché over the past few years to focus on its year-round outdoor appeal.<p>And whether you are jumping off a cliff, negotiating the Tramuntana's gruelling hairpins by mountain bike or kayaking to secluded coves too tiny to appear on …

Tours, Travel, TV & Vacations

Easier News Lessons

<b>22nd August - "Easier"</b><p>The new prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has made many promises to change his country.<p><b>19th August - "Harder"</b><p>Russia's …

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This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles on Education Policy

Here are a few recent good articles and posts on education policy issues:<p>Ken Bernstein reviews what looks like a book that’s definitely worth …