Keri Jones visits Jamestown and Columbia, historic towns in the hills of rural Northern California. This area, Tuolumne County, was at the centre of the gold rush of the 1840s. There’s still gold in ‘them there’ hills!
Historic Leuven is home to 30,000 students and this vibrant university town could be considered to be Belgium’s version of Cambridge or Oxford. That means there are lots of interesting things to do and many choices for food, for all budgets. Keri discovers what’s on offer including a restaurant which only serves lasagne! Leuven is a 30-minute train ride from Brussels.
Keri Jones reports from Andorra, the tiny principality in the Pyrenees mountains. The country is not in the EU and Keri discovers how capital’s lowcost shopping has gone upmarket. He also learns how Andorra has transformed its ski resorts in the last decade by improving quality and removing the need to queue. If you don’t ski, the small capital is home to the architecturally impressive Caldea, Europe’s largest spa resort. Andorra offers superb hiking, outdoor adventures and interesting history, too.
This week Keri reports from Madeira. He visits Europe’s highest seacliffs, discovers the unorthodox way you can get down the mountain and Keri finds out about the island’s unique and very scenic walking routes. Plus – Question of the Week: Do you need to pay for airline seats so your kids are together – or can you demand it for free?
This week, Keri Jones reports from beautiful Salzburg, “the stage of the world”. The Austrian city is filled with music. It’s birthplace of Mozart and was setting for The Sound Of Music. Keri goes on a Sound Of Music tour, gets drenched by ‘trick fountains’ and visits a castle featured in The Man In The High Castle and Where Eagles Dare.
This week, Keri Jones reports from Luxembourg City. It’s a great place for fine food and the arts with a number of performance venues. Keri meets a TV celebrity chef, Lea Linster and there’s a treat for chocoholics. Plus: Do you collect Avios points? Some tips on how to use them for the best deal and information on the flights you should not ‘buy’ with your points. Keri talks with Rob Burgess of HeadForPoints.co.uk.