Corsica

Cheese beignets in northern Corsica

September 26, 2017 Jack 0

It was clear things weren’t going to end well at the Osteria a Stalla Sischesse in Sisco, northern Corsica. Dinner had started with a hearty and filling thick soup which was more stew than soup. […]

Calvi

Off the Tourist Trail in Calvi, Corsica

January 12, 2017 Andy 0

This evening we’ll join the ranks of visitors strolling the promenade alongside the yachts before choosing a table at one of the restaurants along Rue Clemenceau. But for now, we’re happy to enjoy another side to Calvi, one that most visitors will probably never see… […]

Corsica

Ten Tastes of Corsica

August 2, 2016 Andy 1

Corsica may well be famous for the scent of the maquis, but if I was Corsican and forced to live in exile, it’s the tastes of the island that I would most yearn for… […]

Corsica

The Corsican Way

July 21, 2016 Andy 0

There’s a poster on the wall in the bar. It’s a picture of a handgun and we’re looking straight down the barrel. The space around the gun is peppered with bullet holes. The text simply […]

Atlas Mountains

Lunch on the Run in Hiking and Dining Destinations

January 21, 2016 Jack 0

When we put together walking routes, there are certain ingredients which make a trail memorable. These include scenery with the impact of an uppercut, curios along the way (the odder the better) and, vitally important, a homely hostel… […]