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AirBnB favourites II: Berlin, Amsterdam, Annecy & Hebrides

AirBnB favourites: Berlin, Amsterdam, Annecy & Hebrides

I’ve always liked the freedom and flexibility you get from renting a house or apartment when you travel. And over the last couple of years AirBnB has taken over the self-catering world – there aren’t many destinations not covered…

On the slopes in La Clusaz, France
Travel tales

A mountain road trip from Annecy

One of the great things about Annecy is its outdoors lifestyle – you’ve got cycling, hiking, sailing and swimming right on your doorstep. But you’re not just limited to the summer months either, the town is also surrounded by…

Lake Annecy, France
In pictures

Taking to the water on Lake Annecy // In pictures

The heart of the French town of Annecy might be its pretty old town, but its lungs are the lake. It’s here that local residents and visitors get outside and get active – running and cycling on lakeside paths, sailing…

Annecy in France

Castles and canals: What to see and do in Annecy

It turns out that I’m a fickle traveller – less than a year after I decided Strasbourg was my new favourite French spot, I’ve already defected and lost my heart to Annecy. It must be something about the canals…