El Hierro

Which is the Best Canary Island for…

October 18, 2016 Jack 0

All the Canary Islands are different in many ways. The differences may be big, such as diverse epic scenery, and they may be small, items on local menus or aspects of traditional architecture… […]

Corsica

10 Scenes of Corsica

July 4, 2016 Jack 2

Our briefing painted an intriguing picture of a rough diamond of an island populated by fiercely proud people who had their own code of conduct. A couple of friends who’d been to Corsica declared it one of the best places they’d ever visited. […]

Africa

Ten Scenes of Cape Verde

May 17, 2015 Jack 4

I have to confess to being so overwhelmed by Cape Verde I don’t know where to begin – so many thoughts, so many memories of surprisingly lush ribeiras, the bluest waters… […]

Symi

Discovering Beaches on Symi by Water Taxi

April 3, 2011 Jack 0

At first, learning that if I wanted to get to the best of Symi’s beaches my best option was to walk or catch a water taxi seemed a bit of a drag. But it didn’t take me long to relish the ritual of a mid morning stroll down to Symi harbour and then almost randomly choosing a little water taxi […]