Langkawi – 99 islands in Malaysia


I’m not really sure that I can adequately describe how lovely Langkawi is.The weather is a fairly standard 30c for most of the year and while it can be a little overcast sometimes, it’s never cold. Hotels are not cheap cheap but not exceptionally expensive and we managed to stay on the beach for less…

Cornwall scenery shots. Also, why golf?


We went hiking over the cliffs near Port Wrinkle on Easter Monday. The coastal path along this part of Cornwall is quite glorious, broken up only by what must be, one of the most picturesque golf courses in the world. Truly I don’t understand golf. I don’t think I ever will. I get the idea…

A day in Geneva


Geneva is, as described by my mother, very Swissy. It’s a bit prim and proper, like the archetypal maiden aunt.  I did a little bit of staring at it. It was very very hazy. The city is dominated by the fountain thing. It’s basically one big jet of hair into the air. About 10 meters…

Argentinian steak in Seville


This was pretty bloody amazing. Amidst all the tapas in Seville, we decided that steak was the order of the evening and after mooching around at Casa Mish y Dan for a bit, we headed out at the relatively early dinner time of 10:30. The restaurant was relatively empty but filled up quickly and was…