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A weekend on El Hierro part 1

On September 16, 2016 By

Within an hour of taking off we’re driving along El Hierro’s quiet roads to our first stop at Pozo de la Salud on the western end of the El Golfo Valley.

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Global insurance company Allianz have just run an initiative in Spain to find out what people consider to be the seven wonders of the country’s gastronomy.

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We live in Spain and had high expectations of finding food in Madrid that was different to the cuisine we’re used to. Plaza Mayor, beautiful though it was, didn’t come up with the goods.

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Ten Tastes of Corsica

On August 2, 2016 By

Corsica may well be famous for the scent of the maquis, but if I was Corsican and forced to live in exile, it’s the tastes of the island that I would most yearn for…

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The surrounding Corsican countryside was of the super model category when it comes to landscapes – a multi-layered world of rolling hills, sandstone coloured villages teetering on slopes and…

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It feels as though the gastronomic scene on La Palma has positively blossomed. We’ve visited La Isla Bonita three times this year…

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When we work with slow travel specialists Inntravel to create new holidays or update existing ones, the focus mainly tends to be on finding and recording the best walking routes in any location. But we’re also always on the lookout for anything at all we think might be of interest to visitors – e.g. cultural, […]

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The view from the Manrique Mirador is one of my favourites in the Canary Islands; a vista which in the one shot shows why La Gomera is different from the other islands.

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