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  • Melville Castle is an 18th century country house hotel in 50 acres of woodland on the picturesque banks of the North Esk.

  • Above us only the occasional white cloud mars a perfect blue sky; before us only the occasional baggy-shorted Englishman blocks the long, low view of lush mown grass.

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  • For many, German wines conjure up 1970s stereotypes of mass-produced liebfraumilchs that have long been considered as sophisticated as a visit to Burger King.

  • He has a busy full-time job and is a father to two young daughters but John Davidson still finds time for adventures across the Highlands on his bike.

  • When I first went to Cambodia the journey from the capital Phnom Penh to the temples of Angkor was a 12-hour minibus ride from hell.

  • THE value of much you take for granted or overlook can be driven home in the unlikeliest of circumstances, in this case a week among strangers on a converted rescue ship ploughing the seas around the Inner and Outer Hebrides.

  • One of the things I loved most about my stay here was the approach walk through the elegant streets of St James.

  • Through the starboard porthole come flashes of a familiar grey lump or two, perhaps four miles away.

  • The first glimpse of Radda in Chianti is greeted with mixed emotions.

  • The sun's as hot, the sea's the same cool, translucent blue, and the general atmosphere is still...well...why rush? But this isn't the Greece that so many of us know and love.

  • The sight that greeted the men of the 29th US Infantry Division five days after they left Cornwall, on June 6, 1944, is powerfully recalled in the words of combat medic Marion C Gray:

  • It sounds simple enough:

  • Flickering past the train window are birch trees and patches of spring snow.

  • Looking at a map of the British Isles, with its southerly concentration of human settlements, there aren't many places below Cumbria where you might expect to find an extensive landscape that is remote and sparsely populated, especially not one that has remained virtually unchanged since the 1970s.

  • The buffalo are on the move.