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Scotland - The Mull of Galloway - The most southerly part of Scotland.

Sleeping with Denance the Menace
Dundee, Scotland

PERTHSHIRE - Where to stay, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Blair Castle Caravan Park

Touring Paris by Bike

Camping and Caravanning

Money Matters – Traveling Abroad – Foreign Currency

KESWICK, BASSENTHWAITE LAKE - Where to stay - Ravenstone Lodge

FRASCATI - Wine tasting

BIGGAR, LANARKSHIRE - Where to stay -The Elphinstone Hotel

LANCASHIRE SAILING - Fleetwood Holidays Afloat

BOLOGNA  - Where to Eat - The Truth about Spaghatti Bolognese

UK and Ireland

Mainland Europe

Long Distance

Travel Advice

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 An introduction to Travel and Holidays in laterlife

Travel and Holidays in laterlife aims to be a comprehensive guide to a wide variety of holiday cities and regions through-out the UK, Europe and to many long-haul destinations in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

In each case, award winning travel writers, Hugh and Moira draw upon their extensive experience to provide a personalized over-50s view of each destination. The essence is to capture the flavour of the location, so it's easy to decide "Is that for me?"

Hugh TaylorHugh Taylor is a Fellow of the Royal GeographicalSociety, the Society of Antiquaries (Scotland) and a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, Writers and Photographers Unlimited, Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild, The Society of Authors and the National Union of Journalists.

His extensive broadcast experience includes writing, producing and presenting ‘Pinkerton’ (a documentary on the founding of the Pinkerton Detective Agency) for BBC Radio Scotland and producing several specialist music/travel series for BBC Radio 2.

Moira McCrossan He and his wife, Moira McCrossan have written or contributed to over forty travel guide books, including the best selling AA Spiral Guide to Scotland which has been translated into several languages and the Scottish section of Dorling Kindersley's coffee table book Travel - Where To Go When. Their guidebooks include Globetrotter Jordan, Globetrotter Best of Cancun and Yucatan, Globetrotter Lebanon and the section on Nile Cruising for the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guide to Egypt. They also contribute to and update city and country guides for North Star, who provide up to the minute guides for travel agents.

Their travel features have appeared in a wide variety of newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad including Choice, Real Holidays, The Lady, Scots Magazine and Interval World.

Hugh is currently City Expert on Cancun, Cozumel and Mayan Riviera for and tutors on the NUJ Travel Writing course.

In this Guide to travel and holidays in laterlife, be guided by Hugh and Moira, who give you an over-50s view-point on the pleasures of worldwide travel.


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