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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Kenmore Hill

Frosted heather and golden sunshine and only the deer and grouse for company. How is it possible that we have been visiting Kenmore every year for ten years and this was the very first time we hiked up Kenmore Hill?  Now it’s not that we’re shy of walking up hills, just that somehow this beauty evaded us.  But not this…
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Scottish beach tour – Tentsmuir

A little beachspiration for the weekend…  c/o Tentsmuir on the East Coast of Scotland.  Where there are dunes and a forest and miles of sand and, if you get there at the right time, a seriously cute crepe van with bunting. We visited in September on the way home from Ardoe House in Aberdeen and I completely understand that was…
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Top 5 travel destinations of 2016

2016 was my year of travel.  Thirty two flights, countless UK minibreaks and so many unforgettable experiences – I vowed to travel more at the start of the year and for once my resolution wasn’t lost.  I have narrowed down my top five but you can see the full shebang (what a word!) over in the Places tab if you fancy some…
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