On the Gourmet Trail. Spain: Paella

This delicious dish is from Spain and is the ideal meal for a night in with your friends and family.   Ingredients  4 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red pepper, chopped 125g (4¼ oz) fresh chorizo sausage, casing removed and diced 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, diced 350g (12 oz) uncooked Arborio rice 1.25 litres […]

Best Mediterranean places to visit for cycling holidays

There’s something idyllic about cycling along a clifftop track while the sea gently crashes beneath you. Apart from that and the whizz of your hubs, the world seems mysteriously quiet. It’s moments like this that make cycling holidays in the Mediterranean region so appealing. Between Spain’s Costa del Sol and Cyprus’ eastern shores you’ll find some of the best Mediterranean […]

Good snorkelling holidays for villa-loving travellers

Holiday rentals provide the perfect basecamp for snorkelling getaways. Hiring a villa gives you the freedom to prepare your own packed lunches and dinners, and you’ll have plenty of room to store your snorkels, flippers and wetsuits. Image by Lance, used under CC License (CC by 2.0)  Good snorkelling holidays unlock a country’s most enthralling secrets. Pack your underwater camera […]

Top things to do in the Costa Blanca

Costa Blanca is without a doubt one of Spain’s most prized regions. Beautiful shores, dazzling sunshine, fascinating history and delicious cuisine are but four of the many reasons people visit here. Fortunately, affordable holiday options to the Costa Blanca are easy enough to come by. Here’s how to plan an unforgettable trip without it costing the earth. Image by rub3nmv, used […]

Why you should choose a holiday let next time you go to the Costa Blanca

Home to 100 miles of gorgeous golden coast, it’s no wonder that the Costa Blanca is an old favourite with holiday-goers. If you fancy a Mediterranean getaway, choosing a holiday let is an ideal way to experience Spain’s southeastern coast from a fresh perspective. A self-catering trip offers a wealth of opportunities that you won’t find if you stay in […]

Dispelling the myths of Costa Blanca

What if you realise that your experience of the Costa Blanca seems nothing like the usual Costa Blanca trip? Could it be that you’ve found some hidden, unspoiled gem? Or is it perhaps that you’ve been misinformed about the Costa Blanca all along?  Have you allowed hen parties with their matching t shirts and the stag lads in their fluorescent […]