Travel Talk

In Search of My Writing Mojo

October 17, 2017 Andy 0

To what extent has the travel blogging industry, and my own writing, become too comfortable, losing sight of its inspiration and creativity? […]

The Canary Islands

The death of the travel forum

September 7, 2017 Jack 2

If a writer gets it very wrong about the Canaries, how can I trust them when it comes to other destinations? The answer is I can’t. […]

Portagem, Marvao, Portugal
Alentejo

A Serendipitous Arrival into Galegos

July 24, 2017 Andy 0

“Excuse me, can you tell me where we can get petrol please?”
“Espanha”.
It’s almost 4pm on a Saturday, we were supposed to be in Galegos an hour ago; we have no petrol, no idea where we are, and the nearest gas station is in Spain… […]

Naviera Armas ferry, Tenerife to Huelva
Europe

On The Move, All At Sea

June 29, 2017 Andy 0

Lying in my bunk with the sea lashing the porthole, I could feel every wave as the bow rose, paused at the zenith of its height, and then crashed back to the angry sea with a loud boom that sounded like it had split the hull… […]

Naviera Armas ferry port, Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Europe

On The Move, The Voyage

June 26, 2017 Andy 10

We had one-way ferry tickets to Huelva in Southern Spain… and less than two weeks in which to pack or dispose of, all our worldly goods […]