It was my pleasure recently to read Have Bags, Will Travel – a delightfully funny travel memoir by D.G. Kaye that is filled with tips and advice. It’s the perfect travel book for those who enjoy shopping, always have too much luggage and look back on the way travel used to be with a sense of nostalgia.Continue reading
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12 Amazing Things I Saw in Iceland
Iceland is an extraordinary country with a total population of just 337,000 people. It is experiencing a huge boom in tourism and is now a popular cruise destination. I recently spent a few days there and here are just some of the wonderful things I encountered. Continue reading
Launch of my Instagram account: @authorlovestravel
I’m pleased to announce the launch of my Instagram account. As you have probably guessed, the focus will be on travel. I love to explore the world to do research for my thrillers. Every day on Instagram, I’ll be sharing one exciting place that I’ve visited, using my own photographs. It’s going to be both fun and fascinating, so please join me.
My user name is Toni Pike Author (@authorlovestravel). Here is the link: @authorlovestravel
Just Released! Happy Travels 101: Don’t leave home without these cruise, flight, safety, packing and sightseeing tips
I’m excited to announce that my new book – a travel guide – has just been released. Happy Travels 101: Don’t leave home without these cruise, flight, safety, packing and sightseeing tips is now available exclusively on Amazon – including Kindle Unlimited.
Why I Love To Travel
Are there places in the world that you have always wanted to see? People of all ages now travel far more extensively than ever before and most find it an enriching and exciting experience.
Getting Out of My Comfort Zone on a Balloon Ride over Canberra
A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go for a balloon ride over Canberra, the capital city of Australia. It was the perfect way to get out of my comfort zone and find my zen.
A Visit to Haddon Hall
In my first thriller The Magus Covenant, billionaire Iago Visser lives in a remote part of Derbyshire’s Peak District in a walled medieval manor house. In the second book of the series, recently released, hero Jotham Fletcher is now the owner. What better way, then, to feed my muse on a recent trip to England than to visit enchanting Haddon Hall? Continue reading
Avebury Stone Circle
Avebury Stone Circle is the largest neolithic stone circle in Europe. It is seventeen miles from Stonehenge in the beautiful Wiltshire Plain but in so many ways it far exceeds its more famous cousin as a source of inspiration and delight. Continue reading
Tarquinia – a brief guide
A hilltop town with Etruscan tombs near Rome
Tarquinia is an enchanting walled town with an Etruscan necropolis and impressive museum. For cruise passengers visiting Civitavecchia, it’s a delightful alternative to a day in Rome. Continue reading