Follow Dr Terry Marsh on his travels around Britain and through France, to the Atlantic islands of Madeira and the Azores. It is an idiosyncratic mix of places, some conventional, some just a little bizarre, but all of them interesting.
Follow me to find ideas for places you might like to visit.
Mull on Scotland's west coast, has much to offer the walker, as well as wildlife watching opportunities for quieter, less energetic days.
A list of hotels, B&Bs, campsites, etc, along the Dales Way
A detailed listing of accommodation along the Coast to Coast walk
Here is a feature I wrote about Northlink ferries
A listing of accommodation provision along Scotland's West Highland Way
North of mainland Scotland at its nearest, Orkney is a group of 70 islands and skerries scattered across the Pentland Firth like rose petals before a bride.
A feature about the island group known as Shetland; a great place to visit.
A selection of images taken across Britain to demonstrate range of photographic skills
Luxury hotel-restaurant: the new zeitgeist, an extravagance, an indulgence; one that creates an elaborate, if evanescent, illusion of freedom from the mundane, of time cocooned in a different world.
The beauty of Lancashire is everywhere. Gone are the mills and collieries and polluted rivers of old; now it's all brightness, light and a warm welcome. Come and see for yourself.
A selection of books for sale
The latest addition to the great museums of Lyon, France
An essay about the beautiful Lancashire coastline