Messing about in boats

How about – sitting on a river boat, a glass of something cool in hand and watching the rest of the world flow past? That’s how our June family holiday on the river Thames began….

Le Boat: Cruising in style and luxury on the canals of Southwest France

There are few activities more serene than gracefully cruising aboard a luxury boat upon the Canals du Midi and de Garonne in southwestern France; except, perhaps, stopping along the way to enjoy the wonderful food and exquisite wines served up in some of the best restaurants that this beautiful area, famous for its Epicurean delights, has to offer….