Costa Brava

Lunch with the Fishermen of Tamariu

May 11, 2011 Andy 5

As the dinghy speeds towards the shoreline, a gentle cove of white sand emerges, kissed by translucent turquoise waters and framed by weeping olive trees. I step out onto the sand and follow the stone path that… […]

Asia

Monsoons and Camping Safari in Sri Lanka

April 30, 2011 Jack 0

There hadn’t been a drop of rain on the plains for three months, so it was serious bad luck that fifteen minutes into our Sri Lanka safari we were up to our knees in water and battling against driving monsoon rains […]

Food and drink

Greek Food, Tzatziki

April 22, 2011 Andy 1

Every time I make a bowl of tzatziki I’m transported back to hot afternoons sitting in the shade of the olive trees outside Alexi’s bar in Lindos. […]

Asia

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

April 21, 2011 Andy 0

It’s an incredible experience to see these amazing creatures up close, to get to hold one in your hands and to release them into the sea in the hopes that maybe, just maybe your turtle will make it all the way to adulthood. […]

Asturias

The Art of Drinking Cider in Asturias

April 21, 2011 Jack 2

Cider isn’t simply the most popular alcoholic drink in Asturias, it’s more of a religion and as such it’s essential to know a few things before you even attempt to drink a glass. […]

Food and drink

Food in Sri Lanka, Potato & Green Bean Curry

April 10, 2011 Jack 0

The potato and green bean curry dished up was much milder than the average madras. It had a very distinctive flavour (slightly roasted) that was quite different from the flavours of sauces from other areas of India. […]