Grenada: St George’s in the 90s

I sailed to Grenada in the early 90s and remember a green, verdant island. I also remember two guys who took us around, both high as kites.

A Taste of Italy: pizza in Rome

By Alexandra Redisch, eating pizza in Rome: Hi everyone! Alex (the oldest daughter) here. In my humble opinion, one of the things lacking on this blog is food. Everyone loves food! Everyone likes to look at pictures of food. And everyone likes to read about food. Am I right or am I right?

Top 5 Camping Survival Essentials

I don’t often feature how-to articles here on Sophie’s World. However, we’re going to Wales this summer, and I’m considering giving camping a try. Now to persuade the girls…Today’s guest post comes from freelance writer Tom Armenante. I’ve asked Tom to share his best five camping tips.

"Vikar" graffiti on wall in Torshavn, Faroes

Faroe Islands: Sagas, sushi and street art

Sagas abound in the Faroe Islands. Perhaps surprisingly, these Viking isles also have a fabulous sushi restaurant and lively street art.

Do bears…

Participants at TBU Umbria can win a trip to volunteer at a sanctuary for bears in Transylvania, Romania, courtesy of Oyster Worldwide.

Land’s End – a photo essay

This week’s edition of Cornwall Sunday takes us to the westernmost point on the British mainland: Land’s End – or Penn an Wlas in Cornish.

Where in the World: Tobago – and a riddle!

Where in the world is this cryptic grave stone? In Plymouth, the oldest settlement on the Caribbean island of Tobago, that’s where.