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… […]

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 […]

Food and drink

The Best of Greek Cuisine, Mezes

March 5, 2011 Jack 0

One of the simple pleasures in life is indulging in a long, leisurely lunch of mezes in the delicious shade of a Greek taverna’s vine covered courtyard. […]

Hotels

Hotel Fiona

February 20, 2011 Jack 0

Hotel Fiona is exactly what I expect from a family run small Greek hotel; charming old town house with clean rooms that are typically Greek minimalist (regular visitors to Greece will know that’s code for quite basic), courtyards filled with potted flowers… […]