travel tips: how to save money during your next trip to new zealand

Travel Tips: How to Save Money During Your Next Trip to New Zealand

In recent years, more Australians than ever are crossing the ditch to pay a visit to the land of the Kiwis. A record total of 1.5 million Aussies visited New Zealand last year, with...
set sail for a new adventure

Set Sail for a New Adventure

The lingo of the yacht charter market can be overwhelmingly difficult to understand. If you are a beginner you must always take a proper course in this regard. But, if you are simply planning...
exploring jandía

Exploring Jandía

How could I forego the invitation to visit Punta Jandía, Fuertventura’s southern tip. I’d already passed up the opportunity to visit Villa Winter and the village of Cofete due to the nature of the...
a day in gran tarajal

A Day in Gran Tarajal

On Thursday, I caught the bus to the Spanish seaside town of Gran Tarajal on Fuerteventura’s east coast. I knew I was in for an adventure, the bus journey alone amounting to almost an...
5 things you need for your trip to the u.s.


The United States has a lot to offer a person whether you are going for business or pleasure. As far as business goes, there is Silicon Valley, the hub of all things technology-related, and...
the sahara arrives in fuerteventura

The Sahara arrives in Fuerteventura

The Calima: I knew it would happen if I stayed here long enough. Maybe that is why I choose to be here for a whole month. I wanted to test how I would handle...
a short walk around puerto del rosario fuerteventura

A short walk around Puerto del Rosario Fuerteventura

Feeling energetic this morning, I set off for Playa Chica, the lovely beach in the Los Pozos quarter of Puerto del Rosario. It was about 10am and the cool northerly wind aside – which...
discovering fuerteventura – from el cotillo to tefia

Discovering Fuerteventura – From El Cotillo to Tefia

The northern end of the mountainous island of Fuerteventura contains the sprawling metropolis of Corralejo situated on the eastern corner, a tourist town that has completely obliterated the once quaint fishing village and small...
a lazy day in las playitas, fuerteventura

A Lazy Day in Las Playitas, Fuerteventura

I had no idea what sort of day I would be having when friends Gaynor and Paul invited me to lunch in Las Playitas, a tiny village on Fuerteventura’s east coast, a little north...
a day out and about in fuerteventura

A Day Out and About in Fuerteventura

When I planned to spend a month on this fascinating Canary Island, I imagined getting around on public buses and placing my faith in their esoteric timetables. Instead, my fabulous friends here are showing...