Things to do in the Basque Country, Spain

15 Things You Need To Experience In The Basque Country

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Whilst most British travellers flock to the South East of Spain for a spot of sunshine, it is well worth checking out the Northern province of the Basque Country. Renowned for its fierce independence, great surf, architecture, incredible…
Winning a trip to the Basque Country, pintxos competition

Basque Country: Pintxos, Wine And A Trip To Spain

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In 2012 a friend of mine invited me on his stag do near Santander, Spain. It was a surfing stag do. Some of you may think "that's weird", but it was right up my street. As well as surfing the Spanish waves, I also got a taste of some of…
The Argentine Experience - Adventure Bagging

The Argentine Experience - Buenos Aires

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What springs to mind when you think of Argentina? Sumptuous red wine? Delicious steak? Tango? All of the above? After struggling with the food and drink in Bolivia, arriving into Buenos Aires was a breath of fresh air, and the Argentine…

Why Franschhoek Is One Of My Favourite Places On Earth

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South Africa kick started my love for personal travel. Aside from work ventures, my trip to South Africa in November 2009 was my first long-haul adventure since living in the USA six years earlier. The trip was planned for 11 days. To…
Simon Heyes, wine tasting at Wither Hills, Marlborough, New Zealand

Wine Tasting In New Zealand's Marlborough Region

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There is something very special about New Zealand. Many wine lovers may put that down to the copious amounts of delicious Sauvignon Blanc that reaches UK shores every week. Yes, this is a travel story about wine tasting in New Zealand's…
Butchery Lesson - Smiths Of Smithfield, London

Butchery, Beef And Bewitching Views - Smiths of Smithfield

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I'm not a food blogger. Not really. But I do love good food. Especially steak. And wine. So when I was invited to explore the top floor of Smiths of Smithfield restaurant in London, and presented with three courses of quality rare breed beef,…