Holidays in Greece generally fill three niches; historical, package and, recently, luxury resorts, such as Mykonos and Santorini. Meanwhile, quietly going about its business providing a happy medium is Kefalonia.
First things first: backpacking is a lot more fun without the backpack. Forget any student holidays spent hauling grubby camping gear from hostel to hostel. Today’s self-guided walking tours are altogether more grown-up.
Salt cod is dried and salted and needs to be soaked before use. It’s popular in Mediterranean cooking, particularly in Spain (it’s known there as bacalao), where it’s incorporated into many different meals.
I have solemnly sworn to not mention the words “soul” or “passion” even once in a review of an Italian car. With the new Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifolgio Verde hot hatchback, it’s an easy promise to keep. This Alfa is devoid of either.
The largest arts festival in the world is preparing to wrap for another year. Thousands of performers have taken to hundreds of stages over the course of the month-long event, which will go out with a bang on bank holiday Monday.
The number one dream destination for students is a road trip across North America. As this year’s A-level results begin to sink in, we take a look at some of the most memorable literary road novels youngsters can try to emulate