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Chudnite Skali; The Wonderful Rocks. Bulgaria

No bullshit, these rocks are actually called The Wonderful Rocks. It’s not a name I have conjured up because I think they’re wonderful… although they are a little bit special. In the middle of nowhere Although the rocks are 4km from the village of Asparahuvo and about an hour west of Varna it does feel…

Deffrey showed us around Penang in Malaysia. Book him too!

This summer the kids and I embarked on South-East Asia. With two backpacks (and a camera bag) we dipped our toes into seven new countries in eleven weeks. Phew, what an adventure! Penang; an island in Malaysia’s north east was our second destination after Saigon, Vietnam and our first impressions were that it was very…

Lunch in Alghero & a stroll on the rampart walls. Sardinia

Alghero is a roman city on the northwest coast of Sardinia which is encircled by ancient walls and known for its cobble-stoned center and lively marina. After a busy morning climbing 600 steps into Neptune’s cave, we stopped off for a quick bite to eat and a stroll around the walls. Getting there Driving south…

The small fishing village of Camara de Lobos, Madeira

The literal translation for this town’s name is ‘chamber of the sea-lions’. Back in 1419 when the island was discovered by Zarco, he found a colony of marine animals sheltering in the bay.  The animals were later categorised as monk seals which today are very rare and only found on the deserted islands (Ilhas Desertas, three long…