Back-Roads Blog

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See Royal Chef Carolyn Robb on ABC’s Good Morning America next Thursday!

Tune-in to ABC’s Good Morning America on Thursday to see Carolyn Robb, former Personal Chef to TRH Prince Charles and Princess Diana for over a decade, cook up a storm and talk about her new collaboration with Back-Roads Touring – A Royal Taste of Scotland

Created on 2nd December 2014 at 19:44pm
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Carolyn Robb, former personal chef to TRH Prince Charles and Princess Diana launches her first culinary tour series with Back-Roads Touring

For the first time ever a personal royal chef will lead four-night culinary journeys for intimate groups throughout Scotland.
Created on 29th October 2014 at 10:15am
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Charlie Jaques Wins Silver at Wanderlust World Guide Awards

We couldn’t be more proud – Back-Roads tour leader Charlie Jaques or ‘CJ’ was awarded silver last night at the Wanderlust World Guide Awards, held at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

Created on 23rd October 2014 at 16:34pm
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Unique, Small Group Tours of D-Day Battlefields

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. 
 
Created on 6th June 2014 at 16:36pm
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Suits of Armour & Candelabra at Comlongon Castle’s Medieval Banquet

At the beginning of July, on a sunny Scottish summer’s day, I arrived at the mighty Comlongon Castle. I was there to ‘road-test’ one of our stand-out culinary experiences for myself – the Scottish medieval banquet. 

Created on 23rd July 2013 at 09:28am by Lucy Cook
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Exploring the tasty sights and delights of Aix-en-Provence Market

Heather Tyler explores the unique delights of Aix-en-Provence's market.

 
Created on 8th November 2013 at 10:38am
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Created on 26th June 2013 at 11:57am
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An intimate adventure

You'll soon find yourself with some new friends when you explore Italy in a small group, writes Chanel Parratt.

Created on 21st May 2013 at 16:01pm by Chanel Parratt
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Provencal picnic in Arles

This is my room with a view of the tiled rooftops of Arles, the southern Provence city with a history that has preserved its Celtic, Greek, Roman and Medieval heritage. I was leaning out the window a little to take this, so tilt your head slightly to the right and you’ll get the picture.

Created on 23rd January 2013 at 15:02pm by Heather Tyler
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You’d be balmy not to like Nice

Friday evening in Nice on the Cote d’Azur and it’s still a balmy 25 deg C. The icy Mistral ripped through the region on Thursday, snatched away the heat haze and had everyone reaching for jackets and scarves. The wind that drove Vincent Van Gogh mad. But today it’s warm again and the sky a hard sapphire, with the alps behind the famous southern French city etched in detail.

Created on 23rd January 2013 at 15:03pm by Heather Tyler
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