Asturias

Food and Drink in Oviedo, Asturias

July 23, 2011 Jack 0

Cuisine and nightlife in Oviedo in Asturias tend to reflect the character of the city – hearty, lively and generous…very, very generous. As tourism is mainly of the Spanish variety, there are no tourist traps as such, just plenty of honest, down to earth eateries and sidrerías […]

Asturias

The Best of What to See in Oviedo, Asturias

July 23, 2011 Jack 0

We’d recommend that you grab a map from the tourist office and just set off exploring the old town of Oviedo. There’s hardly a street that doesn’t have something of interest. But if we had to pick out our favourite spots, this is what they’d be. […]

Benidorm

The Benidorm Skyline

July 21, 2011 Andy 0

“That’s the Gran Hotel Bali and it’s the tallest building in Spain”, grins my taxi driver as we speed towards the mini Manhattan skyline on the horizon. […]

Lanzarote

The Desert Island of La Graciosa

July 21, 2011 Jack 3

It’s strange the nonsense that can pop into your head, but the first reaction my brain had to the vision of the ruddy volcanic cone rising above a strip of pale golden sand was to play Bali Ha’i from musical South Pacific. […]

Europe

One Night in Glasgow

July 17, 2011 Andy 4

It’s not enough time. A week would be needed to even begin to do justice to this, “the most perfect Victorian city in the World” as Sir John Betjeman described Glasgow. But it’s all we’ve got and the clock is ticking… […]

Food and drink

The Best Square Sliced Sausage in Scotland

July 17, 2011 Jack 4

The Scots are an ingeniously creative nation. Just about everything that’s useful was created by a Scot (or the Swabians). Take sausages for example. Whilst most of the world make sausages…well sausage shaped, the Scots don’t.
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