Espadilla Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Highlights of Costa Rica from our 3-week adventure

Sloths, monkeys, toucans and crocodiles. What more could you want on a tropical holiday? How about endless surf, loads of sunshine, acres of lush rainforest and a few pretty spectacular volcanoes. Welcome to Costa Rica...…

June 18, 2019
Costa Rica

Surfing in Costa Rica: living the dream

Surfing in Costa Rica had been a long-held dream of mine. We signed up for a week-long surfing adventure in Tamarindo on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. So, did it live up to expectations?…

May 22, 2019
Texas BBQ food truck at Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas

Stopover: what to do in 48 hours in Dallas

As the ninth largest city in the US, Dallas is a major transport hub. So if you find yourself with some stopover time in this iconic southern town, here are a few ideas to make the most of your stay.…

March 22, 2019
Cycling is the best way to get around in colourful Key West. The island is flat and has dedicated bike lanes.

Why I fell in love with Key West

It took only a couple of days for me to fall in love with Key West. I arrived with low expectations so was ripe for the picking and easily seduced by the bohemian vibe of this tropical island. …

January 3, 2018
The beautiful Art Deco South Beach Miami surf patrol headquarters

Miami Beach magic: ab fab in the USA

Miami Beach attracts the rich, the famous, the fabulous, and millions of sun-seeking vacationers from around the world every year. So why is it so Absolutely Fabulous? …

November 28, 2017