Gran Canaria travel guide – 48 hours

Gran Canaria is a little bit like one of those supermodels whose face at first you think is nothing special, and who might not be the most traditionally beautiful, but, when you look closely, there are truly stunning features if you just know where to look.  Good news is I’ve done the hard work for you and, with the exception of Las…
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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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