Beach Holidays

Beaches are best out of season

March 7, 2018 Jack 0

Back in the days when we were suited nine to fivers we always booked holidays for late May/early June and then again around September/October. Colleagues with children, understandably, had first choice at the summer months, […]

Chile

Birds along the Carretera Austral in Chile

October 3, 2017 Jack 0

Our current top trip for seeing flamboyant feathered friends involved driving (aka bumping across potholes) along Chile’s Carretera Austral; an exotic thrill as far as bird-spotting was concerned. […]

Alentejo

The magical lure of tree-lined avenues

July 25, 2017 Jack 2

In an enchanted forest there are pixie doors in tree trunks; sorcerer’s incantations can be heard in the breeze rustling through leaves, and spindly branches reach out to tap you mischievously on the back as you pass by. […]