Small Islands, Big Walk: Photos from La Palma (On & Off the GR131)

Having now written about my walk across about La Graciosa, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura (parts one and two), Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Gomera…  I decided to make my final (for now) blog about the GR131 a photo blog. Please enjoy some of… Read More

Small Islands, Big Walk: GR131 on Fuerteventura (Stages 5-9)

If you read my last blog, you’ll know that after an interesting few days on Fuerteventura, I’d covered the first four sections of the GR131 walking trail, ending in Betancuria at the end of the final day. It’s from here… Read More

Small Islands, Big Walk: Following the GR131 on Lanzarote

So… it turns out I’m not very good at keeping a ‘live’ blog while undertaking hundreds of miles of walking. Therefore, I’ve got a lot of catching up to do. This blog features as part of the Small… Read More

A budget long weekend in Barcelona

I always thought that Barcelona would be one of the cities that I raved about. And even though I know Barcelona is an amazing city and I enjoyed the time I was there, I feel like I need to go back to truly experience it. I don’t want to label it as over-ratted, as most places that are regarded so highly get their ratings for very good reasons. But I do have mixed feelings about the city. It’s got aspects I love and aspects I was reasonably indifferent towards.