Alicante – The Perfect Escape Destination

If you’re looking for a quick escape to sun, sea and wonderful surroundings, then the Spanish city of Alicante should fit the bill. The port city on the Costa Blanca is deep with history and of course very popular due to its beaches.

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Fun hidden by the dunes – Maspolomas, Gran Canaria

Fun hidden by the dunes Surrounded by huge sand dunes, only accessible by camel – come on, what other tourist resort can boast that?! Maspolomas on the southern part of Gran Canaria is a fantastic choice of destination for those that want something a little more upmarket and quiet, with loudness in easy reach.

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The Balearics: Magaluf Stylee

Beth from Beers and Beans set a challenge: describe the perfect 24 hours on a Balearic Island. It’s a rite of passage as a British citizen to do some sort of ‘party island holiday’ at some point in your life and so I thought it would be totally appropriate to do a feature on Majorca…

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Exploring Majorca- On two feet, two wheels or a Segway?

Majorca has often been tainted with a reputation as a destination that caters only for the loud British tourist, a location that only represents Spain when Enrique Iglesias comes on during Karaoke. However the Island is changing, its capital city Palma is now a reflection of cosmopolitan Europe and the north of the Island is…

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The Enigma of Tenerife

I didn’t want to go. I really didn’t want to go. I’d heard stories. Terrible stories. “You’ll never survive,” they said. “You’re not made of the right stuff. You’ll be torn apart, goddam it!” I tried to take these warnings with a pinch of salt – after all, the Congolese are infamous for their pessimism…

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