Things to do in Europe

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Guernsey is a hot spot for Second World War buffs

Channel Islands were only British territory occupied by Nazis

Romance is in the (alpine) air in Zurich

Behind its business persona is a romantic setting complete with snow-capped mountains, pristine alpine lakes and dreamy architecture

Christmas dream routes through East Germany

Erfurt, Potsdam and Rostock, in East Germany, rival many of their big city cousins, especially during the Christmas season

Visiting Liverpool in search of John Lennon’s first muse

Sixty years ago, John Lennon’s mother Julia was killed. He never got over the loss and you can find echos of her influence in Liverpool

The meaning is sometimes lost in translation

The tradition of mangling English in restaurants, hotels and public places continues

A town-to-town hike along the Ligurian Sea

Cinque Terra offers astonishing vistas of beauty and a rigorous test of your hiking fitness

Riding in Riccione and the unsurpassable beauty of Tuscany

TRAVEL: The beauty and hospitality of Italy soon becomes apparent whether astride a bicycle or driving down its twisting, narrow country roads

Overwhelmed in Rome, overfed in Matera

FEEHAN: Basking in the splendour, charm and hospitality of southern Italy, particularly when you wander off the beaten track