Author Archives: Rupert Parker

ROBINSON Club Cabo Verde, Santa Maria, Sal

04/02/2020 by .

Cape Verde belongs to the group of islands, collectively known as Macaronesia, which also includes the Azores and the more well-known Canaries.

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The Bristol Hotel, Bristol

30/01/2020 by .

I was last in Bristol in the 1970s when the harbour was a desolate wasteland. Since then it’s been spectacularly transformed by tasteful new developments which include bars, restaurants and art spaces.

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Getting into Hot Water in Kyushu Japan

29/01/2020 by .

If you’re interested in sampling Japan’s thermal baths, known as onsens, then you have to go to Kyushu.

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Boodle Fight – RAPSA @ 100 Hoxton, London

23/01/2020 by .

When I first heard about this, I was expecting something that involved schoolboys throwing food at each other.

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Rota Vicentina. Walking Portugal’s Atlantic Coast

15/01/2020 by .

This 220km walk, through coastal Alentejo and Algarve, is also known as The Fishermen’s Trail.

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Hiking El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

12/01/2020 by .

The most westerly and smallest of the Canary Islands, El Hierro was once considered the end of the world until Columbus discovered America.

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