Food and drink

Can You Trust Tripadvisor Reviews?

January 17, 2016 Jack 1

A recent travel article claimed between a third and a half of reviews posted on the travel website Tripadvisor were fake. There is no doubt there are fake reviews on Tripadvisor. But most of the ones I’ve seen are clumsy and not particularly difficult to spot. […]

Cape Verde

Sal on Cape Verde, Tourist Hell or Heaven?

December 16, 2015 Jack 1

I didn’t know a lot about Sal, one of the Cape Verde islands, before we touched down. I knew plenty of people who’d been and the description had generally been ‘good weather, great beaches, not a lot else.’ […]

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… […]