Pianos are built for the average-sized man's hand which is about one inch larger than the average woman's or child's hand.
This tour was one of the highlights of our seven months in Europe - seeing the places in the movie which I had seen many times and imaging Julie Andrews and the children making the movie.
The beach town Herculaneum was covered by 23 metres of volcanic ash in AD79. The town was discovered when builders digging foundations discovered what appeared to be ceramic roof tiles on a house.
Liverpool's Beatles Museum is an authentic reconstruction of the history of the world's most famous rock group - The Beatles.
Dyrham Park is a 17th century mansion built over an old farm house by William Blathwayt. The extensive formal gardens, a deer park and an attached church are all cared for by the National Trust.
After seeing Midsomer Murders for a few years, so many of the locals had been despatched that it was surprising to find there are still residents living in the idyllic villages of Oxfordshire.
The Colosseum is the world’s largest amphitheatre and one of the most recognisable buildings. It attracts millions of visitors a year to the old city of Rome.
Sicily has many priceless relics. The Valley of the Temples, dating from 500 BC is one of the most famous because of its near-intact ancient temples. It attracts more than 500,000 visitors a year.
A Eurail Pass is the easiest and cheapest way to travel long distances in Europe. Come on a journey from Paris to Sicily by TGV, sleeper and Trenitalia.
Feeling the raw power of this enormous active volcano was a highlight of our trip to Sicily. Come with us to the cold, barren, windswept summit . . .