Sheraton Salobre, Gran Canaria

An oasis in the volcanic dessert…  Three nights in the Sheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Golf Resort was barely long enough to discover every hidden pool and shady palm frond and yet just enough to feel immersed in another world. The Sheraton is set in the arid hills with panoramic views and the hotel is vast – on the final morning we were still…
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#KUGAdventure : Poland to Lithuania roadtrip

Animated hands are embellishing another of Anastasia’s wonderful ‘short’ stories as we navigate the route out of Warsaw and into the wilds of Eastern Europe…  We are, as would become customary for us on this road trip, running late from the off, on this occasion due to that stop in the old town.  I have already spoken (literally) with the Kuga…
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That time we went to Warsaw for an hour…

You know I like to cram in as much a possible whenever I travel…  but Warsaw for an hour surely takes the prize.  Recently I had the slightly wild opportunity to drive 600km from Poland to Lithuania with Anastasia (more on that later) and so we took advantage of our starting point, Warsaw, and visited the old town just for an…
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Italy travel guide – Cinque Terre day trip

The Cinque Terre in a day wasn’t exactly the plan…  But after chasing the sun to Portofino we found ourselves arriving into Monterosso, the first of the five beautiful villages, early evening and with only one day left.  And with that day, it turns out, you can do it all.  The five are connected by train with stations right in the…
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Italy travel guide – Portofino day trip

Portofino was a last minute wild card.  Well you can’t really call it a wild card, it’s not exactly a hidden gem that we took a chance on… it is however a gem and when the weatherman promised sunshine here over anywhere else, we decided to follow.  And let’s just say, there’s a reason Liz Taylor spent four honeymoons in this…
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