As a regular contributor to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Travel magazine, I am sometimes asked to share my travel tips and answer readers’ questions.
Here are some of the questions I’ve recently answered. Click on the links to reveal the answers.
My husband and I are spending six weeks travelling in Australia next year. It will be my birthday while we’re there, and we’ve got a bit of cash to splurge on a special experience to celebrate the occasion. What would you recommend?
I am taking my family of five to California this August. We have planned the usual highlights — Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tahoe, Yosemite — but are stuck trying to find a laid-back farmstead-type place near Coloma, in the Gold Country, to break up the San Fran to Lake Tahoe drive. Any thoughts?