How to get from Bocas Del Toro, Panama to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

How to get from Bocas Del Toro, Panama to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica Option A) Take a transfer – The more expensive option but easier for more nervous travellers or those not on a budget. Most of the shops in Bocas Town offer tranfers to Sixaola for around $25 per person. This doesn’t include anyContinue reading “How to get from Bocas Del Toro, Panama to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica”

Visiting Cahuita National Park | Costa Rica

Cahuita National Park next to the beach town of Cahuita is a popular park with some great hiking trails and a lovely curve of beach usually great for swimming. Cost – Free It’s one of the only national parks in the country that is free to enter, but donations are encouraged. Most people seemed toContinue reading “Visiting Cahuita National Park | Costa Rica”

24 hours in Panama City

If you’re starting a trip in Panama then it’s likely you’ll be flying into Panama City, or if you’re travelling overland then once again it’s inevitable that at some point you’ll be spending at least a day or so in the city before getting another bus. It’s a vibrant city, with a colourful old townContinue reading “24 hours in Panama City”

What to do in The Black Forest

Getting around Whilst it is possible to travel by public transport, so many of the beautiful scenic routes aren’t going  to be easy to navigate without your own transport, so it’s recommended you hire a car. We chose to hire from Basel Airport and did a full loop for the week, arriving back to theContinue reading “What to do in The Black Forest”

Top Christmas Markets in The Black Forest | Black Forest Christmas Markets

Germany is famous for it’s Christmas Markets, even in the UK most of the major cities from London to Manchester claim to be hosting ‘German Christmas Markets’; so I’ve always been keen to see the real thing and find out what’s so good about them. The Black Forest is a beautiful region at any timeContinue reading “Top Christmas Markets in The Black Forest | Black Forest Christmas Markets”

Where to eat in Lincoln |Top food & drink in Lincoln

Lincoln has a great number of options for food and drinks to suit all tastes. In the old town area then cute coffee shops and brunch options are numerous, as are traditional pubs with a few unique wine bars in between. The list below is a few top recommendations for food and drink in LincolnContinue reading “Where to eat in Lincoln |Top food & drink in Lincoln”

The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln

When you mention The Bronze Pig in Lincoln to others then their eyes light up. Either people are excited about their visit, or indeed have visited already for a birthday or an anniversary. The restaurant is intimate, with only 12 tables, and only one sitting, meaning that you have the table to yourself for theContinue reading “The Bronze Pig | Fine Dining in Lincoln”

48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?

In the past few years, Lincoln has grown from a sleepy midlands town to a thriving place with a popular university that also manages to maintain it’s historical charm…and boy does it have a lot of history! To familiarise yourself with the historic centre, try a walking tour with @hiddenlincoln My guide Ivan met meContinue reading “48 hours in Lincoln | What to do on a weekend break?”

A French Feast with Eric Bichon | Wine Pairings & fine cuisine

L’Orée des Bois located in La Breille-les-Pins is the restaurant of celebrated chef Eric Bichon. I recently had the opportunity to try a menu of his creation, alongside thoughtfully paired wines inside one of the dining rooms at Chateau de Jalesnes in the Loire Valley. The dining area was laid out in a grand manner,Continue reading “A French Feast with Eric Bichon | Wine Pairings & fine cuisine”

Rio Muchacho Organic Farm- Ecuador’s Authentic Eco Tourism Experience

Ecuador has for a while been presenting itself as a eco tourism hotspot. There are eco lodges in most towns, recycling seems to be more present than even in many cities in the UK and tour groups offer eco packages to the country. However, what does a property need to do to call itself ‘ecoContinue reading “Rio Muchacho Organic Farm- Ecuador’s Authentic Eco Tourism Experience”

A weekend at Chateau de Jalesnes | Loire Valley

The Loire Valley in France is a stunning area. Quintessentially French, with sunflower fields and quaint villages including nearby Saumur with it’s popular weekend markets, it’s a delightful area to drive through. The drive from Tours airport to Chateau de Jalesnes is a little over an hour, meaning that with a flight time from StanstedContinue reading “A weekend at Chateau de Jalesnes | Loire Valley”