Europe

Beware of Barrancos in the Canary Islands

May 30, 2012 Andy 2

The immediate danger of barrancos is their inherent propensity to swallow hikers. Just a couple of weeks ago two hikers died in two separate incidents and on two different islands, by falling down barrancos. […]

Hiking

Rural Hotel Tamahuche, Vallehermoso, La Gomera

May 24, 2012 Andy 0

A restored, 19th century town house, Hotel Tamahuche is all mudejar-styled wooden ceilings, oak floors and wooden window seats and is the perfect place to kick off the hiking boots and melt into its rural tranquillity. […]

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. […]