El Hierro

The colonial charm of the Canary Islands

June 22, 2017 Jack 0

Quite a few years ago, when we were wearing particularly thick rose-tinted glasses, we had a discussion with a Canarian friend about the beauty of the Canary Islands. Although she loved the islands she took […]

Fuerteventura

Finding rural life on frustrating Fuerteventura

February 5, 2017 Jack 0

Which is the most touristy Canary Island and which is the least? Before anyone answers we need to consider what does ‘most’ and ‘least’ touristy actually mean. Tenerife attracts the most tourists each year followed […]

El Hierro

Which is the Best Canary Island for…

October 18, 2016 Jack 0

All the Canary Islands are different in many ways. The differences may be big, such as diverse epic scenery, and they may be small, items on local menus or aspects of traditional architecture… […]

Europe

Walking Through a Desert on Fuerteventura

September 23, 2015 Jack 0

We were researching routes on Fuerteventura and had parked in La Pared to reccie the area for any suitable walks.
La Pared has got to be one of the most depressing places I’ve ever visited. […]

Austria

Our Ten Favourite Hikes from 2014

December 18, 2014 Jack 0

It’s been a year of outstanding meals thankfully the effects of which have been countered by some equally outstanding hikes, many of which have taken our breaths away… […]