Douro

Plain Sailing on a Douro River Cruise

May 27, 2019 Andy 0

…the bridges and houses of Regua give way to layer upon layer of slopes braided in vines as the river narrows and the banks draw closer, embracing us in their unbridled beauty. […]

Costa Brava

Cadaqués, Costa Brava

May 22, 2011 Andy 1

We follow the maze of slate lined streets past whitewashed cottages where geraniums trail from window boxes, their blooms escaping to freedom through the wrought iron bars covering tiny windows… […]

Asia

Rayavadee Hotel, Krabi

April 5, 2011 Andy 3

From the first time we arrived, James Bond style, in the hotel’s speed boat and were then driven by golf buggy to our two storey, deluxe pavilion, the Rayavadee Hotel in Krabi has been our favourite hotel in the world. […]

Europe

Hotel Port Mahón, Mahón

February 24, 2011 Andy 0

The Port Mahón is an ideal base for exploring the city and for trying some of the port restaurants and bars which lie at the foot of the headland, a 10 to 15 minute stroll away. […]

Asia

Amangalla

February 22, 2011 Andy 0

A chic, trendy, boutique hotel which exudes exclusivity and style, right in the heart of the Galle Fort. If you want to stay in an integral part of the city’s history and don’t mind paying for the privilege, the Amangalla won’t disappoint […] […]

Europe

Port Ciutadella Hotel

February 21, 2011 Andy 0

A good value, no frills hotel that offers a comfortable and friendly base from which to explore the city. The stroll to the marina and old town alongside the port is a joy and […] […]

Hotels

Jetwing Beach Hotel

February 17, 2011 Andy 0

A beautiful, boutique hotel on the outskirts of Negombo town where consummate good taste meets Sri Lankan simplicity in an oasis of calm. […]