Food and drink

Buying wine and the illusion of choice

June 1, 2017 Jack 0

What chances have you of finding Croatian wine in the average UK supermarket? Last time we visited Britain we were disappointed to find Spanish wines dominating the shelves. […]

Europe

Portugal, it feels different

May 31, 2017 Jack 0

In the last year we’ve visited Corsica, Bavaria, various Canary Islands, mainland Spain, Chile and Crete. Yet this trip to Portugal is unlike any of them. […]

Food and drink

Stop ordering steak well done. Right now!

March 31, 2017 Jack 0

This isn’t one of those clickbait headlines which the likes of The Independent uses to reel in readers – ‘stop eating avocados. Right now’ – this is an impassioned plea from the heart, or in this case the tastebuds. […]

Chile

Reaching the End of the Road at Caleta Tortel

January 4, 2017 Andy 0

The simple wooden crosses, barely visible within the dense undergrowth, are now the destination for tourist boat excursions and a morbid reminder of the price paid to establish an outpost in this remote and inhospitable region of southern Chile… […]

Chile

12 favourite scenes from travel in 2016

January 2, 2017 Jack 0

We’ve lost count of the kilometres we’ve notched up walking through landscapes where nature has done its best to compensate for a year which, in world terms, has seemed a bit of a mess. […]