Jane Austen, one of the most widely read writers in English literature, spent much time in Kent and knew it intimately. It was indeed connections with country house life in Kent that provided inspiration for some of her most famous novels of romantic fiction.
Kent has been the home of some of the most famous moments in golfing history, with the Open
Championship coming to these shores 15 times already. In 2008 the London Golf Club hosted for the
n 2012, the Syrian civil war tore the Toubeh family from their home in Damascus. They spent three and a half years as refugees in Lebanon before they were sponsored by a private group of Canadians and resettled in Ottawa in December 2015.
A casino in British Colombia has been forced to back down after placing signs forbidding overnight stays by motorhomes on its property - it seems that some owners have been turning up in the vehicles, gambling the night away and then back to their vans before continuing with their journey.
This week fnds me on the border between Poland and Czechia close to the Czantoria Wielka mountain which reaches a height of 995 meters. It is the highest mountain in the Czech Beskids - there are higher peaks on the Polish side.
Dragon dances, drumrolls, fanfares, popping champagne corks and smiling faces – at the end of the journey half way around the world, travellers were in for a spectacular welcome in China’s capital. 40 caravaners received a warm welcome at the All in Caravanning trade fair as honorary guests.