Hiking in Gran Canaria

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 6:01 pm by .

Far more than just sun and sand, Gran Canaria boasts mountains, colonial villages and archaeological remains, Rupert Parker dons his boots to go hiking in Gran Canaria

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Touring Menorca by Bike

Monday, June 13th, 2016 7:11 pm by .
Menorca by bike

It seems a Monday night is not the best night to look for a restaurant in Menorca’s capital Mahon (or Mao as locals call it), as most of them are closed. Perhaps not the perfect way for me to prepare for a week of touring Menorca by bike then, as I was looking forward to stocking up on a few carbs before the start of my bike tour.

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Las Colinas Golf and Country Club

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 6:31 pm by .

I think I’ve fallen in love. Ever since I picked up Aloha at Las Colinas Golf and Country Club she has been looking straight at me with those piercing eyes, her nails sharp as talons, gripping my arm like she’s never letting go. Her head cocked to one side trying to decide if I am worth the effort or not.

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Baqueira Beret

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 12:19 pm by .

Baqueira Beret is a Spanish ski gem in the heart of some of Europe’s most snow sure mountains and Isabel Conway reviews Spain’s premier ski resort.

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Barcelona Primavera Sound 2015 by Train

Friday, June 19th, 2015 1:23 pm by .

Barcelona Primavera Sound is a fab festival in a city – and not just any city. Barcelona is home to everything from Gaudi’s architectural delights to stunning beaches to the world’s finest tapas. I usually fly to my favourite Spanish city, but on switching to the train I find it infinitely more relaxing.

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Walking the Camino de Santiago

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 5:20 pm by .

When I was walking the Camino de Santiago, my companion John was by all accounts not looking very well. To be fair, he had been walking solidly for the last two weeks and had completed nearly 500 kilometers. I suppose his generous girth and the fact that he had recently undergone bypass surgery didn’t help either.

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