Chile

Eating super pillows, 10 dishes to try in Chile

December 29, 2016 Jack 2

Whenever we travel anywhere I always have a tick list of the local dishes I want to get my teeth into. Within a few hours of strolling the hot, busy and gritty but artistic streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago, we’d notched up four Chilean culinary classics on my list. […]

Travel Talk

The deception in travel writing

January 30, 2019 Jack 0

When you swim in the overcrowded waters of travel writing/blogging on a daily basis, you soon develop the ability to spot the tripwires which have authors, who haven’t visited destinations they write about, falling flat on their faces. […]

La Palma

Scenes from the water’s edge

January 6, 2019 Jack 0

As the wintery sun yawns and slips towards the duvet of the horizon there’s a mini pilgrimage in Alcochete on the southern banks of the Tagus. The place of worship is Alcach, a bar with jazzy sounds and chairs facing west. […]

Travel Talk

When travel IS about the journey

August 1, 2018 Jack 0

In this fast-paced world there are journeys where I actually do relish the voyage; where it might be a means of getting from A to B but one which gives an insight into a specific location. […]