Europe

Beauty or a blight? Urban art in Lisbon

August 22, 2019 Jack 0

Where they see squalor and a depressed urban landscape in some raggedy streets and obscure alleys, I see a raw, gritty, honest beauty – a down to earth yin to the yang of the city’s grand architecture. This Jekyll and Hyde character partly makes Lisbon the compelling city it is. […]

Gran Canaria

A Different View of the Canary Islands

March 17, 2012 Jack 0

Tacky, touristy and terrible if you’re a discerning traveller. Anyone who still believes that about The Canary Islands has either been going to the wrong bits or needs to change what paper/blogs they read. […]