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. […]


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. […]


Rayavadee Hotel, Krabi

April 5, 2011 Andy 3

From the first time we arrived, James Bond style, in the hotel’s speed boat and were then driven by golf buggy to our two storey, deluxe pavilion, the Rayavadee Hotel in Krabi has been our favourite hotel in the world. […]


Discovering Beaches on Symi by Water Taxi

April 3, 2011 Jack 0

At first, learning that if I wanted to get to the best of Symi’s beaches my best option was to walk or catch a water taxi seemed a bit of a drag. But it didn’t take me long to relish the ritual of a mid morning stroll down to Symi harbour and then almost randomly choosing a little water taxi […]


El Jáleo, The Menorca Fiesta

March 26, 2011 Andy 0

Every Menorcan fiesta features the es jáleo in which horses with manes and tails colourfully festooned with embroidered ribbons and their elaborately dressed riders, known as caixers, enter the main square amidst the thousands of revellers and dance on their hind legs to the live music. […]