Top 8 Places to See in Porto

A step back in time during a day visit to Porto in northern Portugal. With its wide central boulevard, old historical buildings, trams, azulejo adorned churches and the famed book store featured as Harry Potter’s library; it is a place full of charm! Livraria Lello & Irmao Historic Book Store This picturesque bookstore dates back […]

Our Journey: Creativity, Reflection and a Love Affair with Nature

Sometimes we need to write our thoughts down in order to understand them. We are never quite sure what is inside of us until we start to write, to paint or to go through the creativity process. I forget this sometimes. In fact I often forget this. A reminder came this afternoon when I sat down […]

Sesimbra to Cabo Espichel – A Taste of Coastal Life

  We were keen to see some small Portuguese towns and some spectacular coastline. A recommendation from a fellow traveller to visit the fishing village of Sesimbra and the nearby wild, coastal Cabo Espichel, was a top tip. What can we say – it was superb! Sesimbra Sesimbra, an important fishing village, is well-known for […]

Andalucia – Home to 5 Alluring Destinations!

  Andalucia is the southern most and second largest province in Spain and has coastlines that share both the Mediterranean and Atlantic seas. This area is rich in both culture and beauty. You can begin to understand why this area attracts visitors from far and wide. Our 5 top spots in Andalucia include Cordoba, Seville, […]

Mindset: Take control and make your life your own. Own it!

  I learnt about ‘Mindset’ on a wellbeing course I did a few years ago. Unbeknown to me at the time, this would be one of the best investments I was to ever make in myself. You can achieve anything with the correct mindset. You can take control and make your life your own! ‘Whatever the mind […]

Driving Personas – ‘Lady Penelope and Parker’

Something of a lighter note here. I don’t know if anybody else does this but when driving we assume the personas of two Thunderbird characters, Lady Penelope and Parker. Yes, it may seem a little weird but it actually works for us. I (Lars) go by the name of ‘Parker’ being the designated and only […]

Ouzoud Waterfalls, Morocco: Chocolate Waterfalls and Cheeky Monkeys

We knew we wanted to experience as much as we could on our six-day trip to Morocco. This day trip to Ouzoud Waterfalls, an oasis in the desert, combined with visiting the Barbary Macaque monkeys in the wild, was an amazing experience. It was a complete contrast to the madness of the Marrakech Medina. On […]

Day Trip from Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou

Are you thinking of an escape from Marrakech for a day? Then Ait Benaddou should definitely be on your list. Haven’t heard of it? Take a read below and decide for yourself! Ait Benhaddou Ait Benhaddou is an ancient, fortified, red earthen village along a former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. Driving from […]

Marrakech, Morocco – Fantastic Things to Do in 6 Days

A country rich with history and culture, Marrakech blew us away with its unbelievable diversity.   We made a spur of the moment decision and booked return flights for 6 nights from Seville, Spain to Marrakech, Morocco. This included accommodation at a riad which is a traditional Moroccan home located in the Marrakech Medina or […]

La Alhambra, Spain – Es Magnifica!

The Islamic palaces of La Alhambra, built over centuries, were all based on the same concept of ‘paradise on earth’. The exquisitely intricate facades, flowing waters and pools, tranquil gardens and beautifully themed structures within the La Alhambra grounds reflect this concept. It was breathtaking to see!     La Alhambra Leaving the campsite in Sierra […]

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