Want to experience Spain’s most heart-stopping views, juiciest seafood and greediest nuns – without having to leave your room? Try an epic coastal train journey, says Nick Haslam.
Nick Haslam sailed to Santander to enjoy a narrow-gauge travel experience guaranteed to broaden the mind.
Freed from its Soviet past, this year’s European Capital of Culture has emerged as a happening hangout for lovers of baroque architecture, sophisticated shopping and the arts, says Nick Haslam.
As the Arctic winter draws in, farmers converge on the sparsely populated uplands of Iceland to round up sheep and horses that have spent the summer grazing there in a traditional activity that dates back more than 1,000 years. Nick Haslam reports.