Guides

Guides

Dublin

When one of your favourite bands hasn’t made an album for five years and the last time you saw them live was five years ago you are prepared to make a bit of an effort to see them. The last time I saw the Yeah Yeah Yeahs was at Latitude and looking at their website, […]

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Nice in Spring

The first question to answer is – is Nice warm enough in spring? The answer is it definitely can be. On our first day at the end of April I was in the sun for several hours and got quite burnt. The sun wasn’t quite as hot on the following days but it was definitely […]

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Cabo de Gata

Cabo de Gata is one of wildest and desolate areas of Western Europe. It is the only true desert in Europe and has one of the most arid climates across Europe. The area has volcanic features including old lava flows and extinct volcanoes. It also has salt flats along its coast with many species of […]

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Florence

Florence, one of the most beautiful and evocative of Italian renaissance cities. It draws you back and you don’t want a visit to be your last. First seen as part of a cross Europe interrail tour, we liked it so much that we went back on the same tour. A third visit was to make […]

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Las Palmas

Introduced to Las Palmas as a winter destination by vloggers visiting the Nomad City event there and Nomad Cruise which starts there, we wanted to see how Las Palmas matched up to their reports of the city. The airport is small and not difficult to navigate. Outside bus 60 taking you direct to Las Palmas […]

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Thailand

Despite its reputation in some quarters, Thailand is a very beautiful country, known for its friendly people, amazing food and diversity of landscape. North to south the country is over 1000 miles, the northern part being wider, then with a long thin leg stretching down to meet Malasia. For our first visit, we decided we […]

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Interrail

In the 80’s you could buy an Interrail ticket for £160 and travel across Western Europe for a month taking sleeper trains and sleeping on beaches and camping in between. Trips from Norway to Greece, or circuits from the Benelux and France, through Germany and Italy and down to very hot Southern Spain and across […]

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