Tag Archives: Canary Islands

Finca El Malpaís

In the Canary Islands the land, which predominantly consists of stony volcanic lava, is known as malpaís, meaning literally bad land. It is a local word, that has its origin in the French “mauvais pays” a description given by the … Continue reading

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Do not forget your EHIC

Your holidays are booked and you are looking forward to the adventure, but what if you suddenly need medical help. Don’t forget as an EU citizen, (at least for the time being) if you unexpectedly fall ill during a temporary … Continue reading

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Boobs are not Everything

Yesterday I went to the Ocean View Bar at the Comodoro Hotel to collect a book that had been left there for me by Alan Rigby. A few of you will know Alan as I have published a couple of … Continue reading

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Yum yum – Trdelník

Just before we lost our internet, I noticed on Facebook that a couple we met while in Thailand were recently on holiday in Prague. As readers of this blog know, I love Prague and before I retired, work meant I … Continue reading

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Hacienda Cristoforo – Tenerife

When anyone mentions Playa Paraiso, I smile because taken literally, it means Paradise Beach, yet the reality is far removed from any vision that I have of Paradise.  There is no beach and little to do outside of the few … Continue reading

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