Buzz Trips is an online magazine dedicated to slow travel, especially hiking & dining on and off the beaten track.

Special Feature

  • Driving the Carretera Austral

    You know when you’re advised to pack a large can of tyre weld for your trip that the road ahead may not be all plain sailing but nothing could have prepared us for the demands and exhilaration of driving the Carretera Austral through some of the most incredible landscapes on the planet… […]

The Destination

  • As I sipped a decent Greek red, Madrid popped into my head; specifically the tapas bars lining streets around the Plaza de Santa Ana area. If Santa Ana was the big top, the bars lining the spokes leading from the plaza were the sideshows […]

Walkabout

  • On the second day of walking three stages of the Camino de Santiago, about an hour after taking to a wooded path running alongside frosty fields on a cool but sunny March morning, Andy asks me the question. “Do you still want to walk the whole of the Camino?” […]

Picture This

  • Back in the days when we were suited nine to fivers we always booked holidays for late May/early June and then again around September/October. Colleagues with children, understandably, had first choice at the summer months, [...]

Travel Photography

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Local Flavours

Finding craft beers in the Canary Islands

Food and drink
February 13, 2018 0

When we returned to the Canary Islands we stopped ordering sunny Dorada cervezas in the western islands and light and frisky Tropical in the eastern ones and started looking for something with more of a swaggering personality. […]

Port tasting at Graham's Lodge

Putting the Port in Porto

Europe
February 4, 2018 0

It’s hard to imagine I was semi-seriously considering paying €38 for a bottle of port. Last week I would have laughed out loud at such a preposterous prospect. Yet here, alongside its terroir, it tastes like liquid heaven and worthy of its price tag. […]

Checking In




Slow Travel Moment – Patagonia




Life in another country

  • Marvao, considered one of Portugal’s prettiest towns, lay virtually on our doorstep, around 10km and a 15 minute drive away. Yet after four weeks of living with it as a neighbour we knew we really ought to visit, we hadn’t done so. […]