Majorca, one of Spain's Mediterranean Balearic Islands, is well known for beach resorts and sheltered coves, and its Roman and Moorish buildings.

Discover Majorca’s Blue Flag Beach Retreats

Majorca, one of Spain's Mediterranean Balearic Islands, is well known for beach resorts and sheltered coves, and its Roman and Moorish buildings. When it comes to European holidays, you’re spoilt for choice. You might decide...

Pembrokeshire: Wales’ wild and rugged west

I fondly recall many, and sometimes wet, summer holidays as a child in West Wales.  If you allow it, Pembrokeshire will immediately capture your heart.  Purple-grained sea cliffs fall abruptly to sea caves, golden...

The Algarve – Portugal’s Winter-less Region

Ever considered Portugal’s Algarve for a winter break from Northern Europe’s chilly winters? So what makes The Algarve an ideal winter destination? For a start, temperatures consistently reach the high teens during daylight hours. And...
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24 Hours Exploring Lisbon’s Maritime Past and Tram 28

It’s one of the oldest cities in Europe and predates London, Rome and Paris.     Let me share a brief insight into one of my favourite cities.  It’s...

Hamburg: An Insider’s Guide to This Stress-Free City

Hamburg, nestled northern of Germany, is proud to call itself a “Free and Hanseatic City”. According to one recent survey, it’s one of the world’s least stressful cities. It...

Exploring Portugal’s Food: From Asbestos Tonsils to A Sweet Tooth

Last Updated: 26 August 2022 Feeling warm sand between your toes on Portugal’s finest golden beaches is an unforgettable experience. But you can work up quite an appetite!  Fortunately, the Algarve boasts some of Portugal’s best...