Costa Brava

Hotel & Spa Terraza

May 21, 2011 Jack 0

We didn’t think there was anything particularly special about the Hotel & Spa Terraza but that’s not necessarily a criticism, just an observation. The hotel more or less does what it says on the packet […]

Costa Brava

Hotel Aigua Blava

May 21, 2011 Jack 0

Hotel Aigua Blava is one of those hotels that actually does live up to its ‘friendly family run hotel’ tag. Nestling in a ridiculously picturesque cove, its location is a breath stealing stunner […]

Costa Brava

Lunch with the Fishermen of Tamariu

May 11, 2011 Andy 5

As the dinghy speeds towards the shoreline, a gentle cove of white sand emerges, kissed by translucent turquoise waters and framed by weeping olive trees. I step out onto the sand and follow the stone path that… […]

Asturias

The Art of Drinking Cider in Asturias

April 21, 2011 Jack 2

Cider isn’t simply the most popular alcoholic drink in Asturias, it’s more of a religion and as such it’s essential to know a few things before you even attempt to drink a glass. […]

Menorca

El Jáleo, The Menorca Fiesta

March 26, 2011 Andy 0

Every Menorcan fiesta features the es jáleo in which horses with manes and tails colourfully festooned with embroidered ribbons and their elaborately dressed riders, known as caixers, enter the main square amidst the thousands of revellers and dance on their hind legs to the live music. […]