During our recent house sit in Provence, France we were fortunate to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Avignon. … More
Our first week in Provence – Sommieres and French Bull Fighting
Our first full week in the South of France and we’ve been busy little bees getting out and about enjoying all that this region has to offer – beautiful rolling hills, vineyards and medieval towns.
A walk in Andalusia – Ruta del Gollizno
After dropping the home owners off at Granada airport at the start of our most recent house sit in Spain … More
What a year!!! (part 1)
Who knew that as we set off on November 5th 2015 what a wonderful, exciting, adventurous, enlightening, educational year it would turn out to be for us.
The Silver Temple
Chiang Mai has an abundance of Buddhist Wats but there are a handful that stand out as just that bit special. The Wat Sri Suphan, or silver temple, is one.
Medieval Villages of Catalonia
Spain’s north eastern region of Catalunya is overflowing with ancient medieval villages. On yet another glorious September day we took the car out to discover and explore what they had to offer.
The Volcanoes of La Gorratxa
Our last week on the Costa Brava saw us venturing further afield and heading inland, north west of Girona, to visit the Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa. This park contains 40 volcanic cones, 20 basalt lava flows and numerous small medieval villages.
The Catalan coast of Spain and Cork??
After the winding drive along the rugged and spectacular Catalan coast of the Costa Brava we finally saw our destination – Tossa de Mar. The thing that immediately struck us was the walled ramparts and towers we could see on the promontory above the beach.