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

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. […]

Europe

Three stages of walking the Camino de Santiago

March 27, 2018 Jack 0

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?” […]

Food and drink

Avoiding gastronomic adulthood

March 15, 2018 Jack 0

Since we left the UK we’ve eaten out far more than we ever did in Blighty, so you tend to notice eating patterns more; a lot of people don’t stray from their culinary comfort zones. […]

Driving the Carretera Austral
Chile

Learning to Drive the Carretera Austral

March 4, 2018 Andy 0

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… […]