"For us, there has not been much liberation," says our guide, with characteristic Baltic understatement.
During the British Empire era, Falmouth buzzed with ocean-going cargo ships, merchants and foreign dignitaries.
For two centuries writers have raved about Chillon, but this Swiss castle has a richer, more violent history than its chocolate-box image suggests.
Qvest surpasses our every expectation – from the beautiful old building to the stylish interiors, and its quiet location outside the main tourist bustle.
Berliners love to party big, and eat big.
This year marks the 150th anniversary the death of Charles Dickens and it's a great time for fans to visit England.
Kick back on the shag pile and dip into some cheese - but just make sure it's cold outside first.
Historic churches, great coffee and the torture museum should keep you going for a while.