Great Britain

Review of Mackay’s Hotel, Strathpeffer

March 11, 2012 Jack 0

Being part of a good value tour of the Scottish Highlands package, we didn’t expect much from Mackay’s Hotel and were really quite surprised when it exceeded expectations in a number of areas. […]

Hiking

Walking on La Gomera

December 8, 2011 Andy 0

The hikers’ Canary Island of choice, La Gomera has long attracted the walking stick wielding brigade and one look at its terrain confirms why. […]

Africa

Trekking in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

November 18, 2011 Andy 0

The intensity of the sun strengthens in direct relation to our ascent, and with continual worried glances over our shoulders for the non-appearance of our mule with our water supply, we ration sips from the small bottle to appease our parched throats. […]

Hiking

The Best Places for Walking on Tenerife

November 3, 2011 Andy 1

Think of walking in the Canary Islands and most people will automatically name La Gomera as the number one destination and Tenerife would be lucky if it got onto the list at all. Yet, move inland and away from the purpose built resorts of Tenerife and you’ll find an island whose variety of landscapes and terrain far outweigh that of its quiet neighbour. […]