Ferragudo – the Jewel of the Algarve

Ferragudo is my favourite spot on the Algarve. It’s a small fishing village, very picturesque. It has retained that unspoilt feel whilst offering a great choice of accommodation, restaurants and bars. We have been visiting…

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Madeira Trip Report – Part 2

I had a great reaction to the first part of my Madeira Trip Report (click here), I hope you enjoy part 2 as much Day 4 Time for the gang to go home today. Its…

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Madeira Trip Report – Part 1

Madeira is a place I have fancied visiting for some time now. An annual short break with friends gave us an ideal opportunity to try it out. The gang booked 3 nights in Madeira, but…

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Best Cities for a Short Break in Europe

Considering a short break in Europe? These are my top 3 destinations: Budapest, Hungary Why Budapest? It is very good value for a short break – accommodation, food and drink reasonably priced. Fairly compact so…

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Istanbul 2 day travel guide – what to see and do

Updated: 2nd August 2018 Considering Istanbul but limited on time? Here’s a guide on how to make the most of this beautiful city if you’re short on time. This post includes: 2 day Istanbul itinerary…

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