It's dinner time at the chalet-hotel Au Coin Du Feu. There's a log fire roaring in the central stone hearth and the first portion of our nightly three-course meal has been devoured with gusto between chatter of today's skiing conditions and generous glugs of wine.
London is an incredible city, but there are certain things you should not attempt while visiting. If you do any of the following, you may end up miserable, cold, yelled at or just plain disappointed. Enjoy!
A cruise that immerses you in the world of Agatha Christie—the woman who for many is still the undisputed 'queen of crime'—follows the crime-writer's visit to Tenerife in the late 1920s. It is one of the themed cruises the travel trade offers, tested by travel writer and Christie fan Allis Moss:
The friendliness and professionalism of our VIP Ski chalet hosts were put to the test when we got stuck in Friday night rush hour traffic in Geneva - meaning that we turned up at Chalet Club Pierre in Meribel two hours after dinner should have been dished up and at precisely the time they should have been heading off home.
A weekend in Plymouth is a chance to reconnect with the sea and a perfect antidote to the rat race of London life. Dating back to the Bronze Age, it is the site where the Pilgrim Fathers departed from in 1620 and boasts a strong naval history, which means there is also plenty to see and learn.
British Columbia, or BC as it's known locally, is the westernmost of Canada's 10 provinces and home to 4.5million Canadians, making it the country's third-most populated province behind Ontario and Quebec.