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  • Destination 2020 - Three Beautiful Baltic Countries

    Destination 2020 - Three Beautiful Baltic Countries

    The Baltic countries of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are gaining in popularity due to their historic capitals of Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn. But, beyond these capitals those prepared to venture further will find stunning natural landscapes pretty villages and remarkable towns bursting with…

  • Seasons Greetings

    Seasons Greetings

    As the year draws to a close it is time to reflect on the past twelve months and to look forward to the next twelve months. My annual Christmas letter is a quick trip through the past year and a peek into the next few months. Season’s greetings to all our readers and wishing you a happy and…

  • Devon Exeter
    Going Underground in Exeter in Devon

    Going Underground in Exeter in Devon

    During the fourteenth and fifteenth century narrow passages were built under the city of Exeter in Devon to house the lead pipes that carried fresh water from Sidwell Spring to Exeter Cathedral. Today these passages, now empty, are open to the public and offer a wonderful insight into the history…

  • Devon Hotel Reviews
    Luxurous Countryside Retreat at Paschoe House in Devon

    Luxurous Countryside Retreat at Paschoe House in Devon

    Deep in the Devonshire countryside Paschoe House offers a very relaxing yet sophisticated experience whether you choose to stay there, dine there or hold a special event there. This fabulous five-star hotel in a beautifully restored country house offers the ultimate country retreat.

  • Devon Crediton
    Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon

    Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon

    The historic market town of Crediton is only seven miles from Exeter and conveniently located for Dartmoor and Exmoor. This little town, in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty, was the birthplace of St Boniface a much celebrated English saint. With plentiful coffee shops, cafés and…

  • Albania Shkodër
    Ancient and Modern Mingle in Shkodër, Albania

    Ancient and Modern Mingle in Shkodër, Albania

    Shkodër or Shkodra is one of the oldest cities in Albania. Today it is one of the most vibrant cities in this fascinating country. Ancient traditions and an interesting cuisine meld into a modern culture all enhanced by echoes of Italy on its streets.

  • GPSMyCity Guided Articles
    New Titles on GPSmyCity.com and One Giveaway

    New Titles on GPSmyCity.com and One Giveaway

    For me, the last few months have been a whirlwind of travel. I have visited many towns and cities both in my own country, the UK, and overseas. Everyone is unique in character yet there is a common theme – the reason it came into existence. I love to know that reason and to find evidence to…

  • Hotel Reviews
    Eleven out of Ten for Service at The Pig in the Wall in Southampton

    Eleven out of Ten for Service at The Pig in the Wall in Southampton

    The Pig in the Wall in Southampton prides itself on good service and I was not disappointed. I arrived very early in the morning in order to maximise my time in Southampton and was immediately invited inside to have some breakfast. The room fairies worked their magic and my room was ready after I…

  • Hampshire Southampton
    Intriguing Insights into the Medieval Town of Southampton

    Intriguing Insights into the Medieval Town of Southampton

    The fabric of Southampton’s fascinating history has been tastefully woven into the bustling, modern cruise terminal it is today. A short distance from the huge car parks and towering ships are the old walls of this Hampshire town. Majestic and intriguing they have been transformed into a living…

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Trebinje
    Trebinje - a Taste of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Trebinje - a Taste of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Scant notice is taken of the Monument to the Liberators as the daily Green Market is in full swing in the leafy surrounds of Freedom Square, the beating heart of Trebinje a small town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Chairs and tables from a circle of cafés sprawl across the pavement and those who are…