Keri Jones visits Greece’s second city of Thessaloniki, a place known for food and the arts. He visits the winery with a very special museum collection and he tours some of the incredible Roman remains.
Keri also visits the city’s vast second hand goods and bric-a-brac market areas, a must for anyone who loves searching for antiques, collectables or bargains.
Also This Week…
Tourists looking to experience a taste of the US Deep South usually head to New Orleans for its amazing food, music and architecture. But it means they often overlook Savannah, lying on the Atlantic coast in the state of Georgia, which one of the oldest cities in the country.
Keri Jones spoke to Jim Morekis, author of the Moon Guide to the Carolinas, about why you should add Savannah to your list of cities to see in the USA.
Driving In Italy
You’ll see the best of Italy if you have a car, but you might be worried about getting behind the wheel because of stories you’ve heard about Italian driving. Katy Clarke, the writer behind the travel blog ‘Untold Morsels’, is a regular visitor to Italy. Katie says if you’re prepared the autostrada shouldn’t be daunting!
Great Barrier Reef
Along with the Sydney Opera House and Uluru, The Great Barrier Reef is one of the iconic, must-see sights when visiting Australia. But it’s so huge, planning a trip there can be daunting. Keri spoke to Wendy Morris, the chairman of Tourism Tropical North Queensland about how you can get the best from your visit.
Train Trips Around Ireland
There’s something magical about travel by steam train, and this September you can tour the sites and scenery of Ireland on a unique vintage railway journey. The company Just Go has teamed up with the Railway preservation Society of Ireland to offer three different journeys mixed with sightseeing excursions. Keri Jones spoke with the company’s Matthew Eastlake about this coach trip on rails.