Europe

Ten things Tenerife taught us about living and working abroad

November 7, 2019 Jack 0

This is how the discussion went: “Let’s give up everything an move to Totnes.” “Why not go the whole nine yards and move abroad… somewhere like Sri Lanka.” And then we ended up in the destination at the end of many discerning travellers’ noses – Tenerife. […]

Food and drink

Food, travel and the enablers of mediocrity

April 25, 2019 Jack 0

We’re watching a cheesy Netflix series called Instant Hotel in which Australian couples who rent out their homes compete for the title of being owner of the best ‘instant hotel’. I’m a great believer in […]

Travel Talk

The deception in travel writing

January 30, 2019 Jack 0

When you swim in the overcrowded waters of travel writing/blogging on a daily basis, you soon develop the ability to spot the tripwires which have authors, who haven’t visited destinations they write about, falling flat on their faces. […]

Travel Photography

Slow travel, fast photography

October 18, 2017 Jack 0

Although we’re creating Slow Travel experiences, the photography element isn’t slow and often lies in the hands of Lady Luck. […]

Canary bird in an orchid tree
Tenerife

The Pros and Cons of Life in the Sun

April 3, 2013 Andy 0

After months of deliberation and weighing up the pros and cons, we finally opted to move to a fixed location, or in trendy travel writer speak, to be destination specific, and to the most unlikely destination we could possibly have chosen. […]