Alentejo

Ten scenes of the Alentejo in Portugal

November 12, 2019 Jack 0

Ask me two years ago what visions the word Alentejo formed in my mind and my immediate answer would have been vast golden plains; a landscape devoid of people save for a handful of settlements, […]

Europe

10 reasons we enjoy walking on La Gomera

January 10, 2018 Jack 0

Over the last two decades I’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve visited La Gomera. A friend lives in a remote valley in the heart of Garajonay National Park; so remote it’s a […]

Europe

24 Hours in Segovia

July 25, 2016 Jack 0

Unsurprisingly Segovia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The entrance to the old town is located to one side of an astounding and beautiful feat of engineering, a Roman aquaduct dating from 50BC […]

Europe

A Day Trip To Belem in Lisbon

April 20, 2015 Jack 0

Sunday morning probably wasn’t the smartest time to decide to visit Belém, Lisbon’s most grandiose historical area and a favourite haunt of explorers with itchy feet. […]