The best of the Algarve in Winter

The most south-western point of Europe, the Algarve is a mecca for surfers, hippies and traveller's alike, drawn to the colourful coastline to surf, chill and watch the most dramatic sunsets. This wasn't our first time in the Algarve. Apart from last year, we've frequented Sagres in December to take advantage of the winter sun [...]

cobbles, pavé, flanders, cycling, koppenberg

Conquering Cobbles in Flanders

Now in it's 101st year, the Tour of Flanders or Ronde van Vlaanderen is best known as one of the two major cobbled cycle races of the season. Although the race route has changed over years one thing has not - the steep, cobbled bergs through the Belgian countryside. Often a defining career moment for those that manage [...]

Snorkelling wrecks in Barbados

Who would have thought that by just swimming out into the ocean you could explore ship wrecks with just a snorkel? Well, it's totally possible in Barbados. Don't be fooled into paying for an expensive boat trip (unless you want the experience, alcohol and food too), because in Carlisle Bay, just south of Bridge Town on [...]