It’s almost too overwhelming a scene to absorb. I’m staring into the exquisite face of Aslan, the king of the beasts, who’s lazing in the sparse shade of a tinder dry bush less than 20 feet away. […]
I had to read the line twice. ”I didn’t want to be dancing alongside a bunch of tourists…’ Eleven words that highlight the quite bizarre snobbery occasionally found in travel writing and blogging. […]
Apart from its more recent attractions, Larnaca also has a really impressive history going back to the 14th century BC. Because of its central location and importance for trade routes through the Mediterranean it has… […]
Many, many restaurant reviews are written purely from an extremely subjective viewpoint and that negates their value. But how do you identify the ones you can trust? In some ways it’s easier to be able to identify those you can’t.
Feni has a distinctive flavour (smell) for sure with cashew being slightly less likely to mug your nostrils than coconut. But, unless you’re a feni aficionado, the reality is that a good whiff of either before a gurning competition and you’re coming home with the gold medal. […]
We’ve chosen the perfect day for our flight. The wind is light, the sky a cloudless expanse of blue, borrowed and intensified by the surface of the Balearic Sea which spills its colour onto the shore of Roses beach as we fly overhead… […]
When it comes to stunning settings, Besalú steals a march on most. Not only is the medieval town sited amidst Constable-esque countryside on the banks of the Fluvia River, but its main access is via a magnificent, 12th century, Romanesque bridge… […]
This ancient metropolis famously straddles two continents, Europe and Asia, and is a unique mix of Eastern and Western cultures. Its great mosques and soaring minarets sit easily alongside sleek office blocks… […]