Every year I attend a remarkable invitation only travel show in Marrakech. It’s where I go to meet with some of the hotels and ground partners I currently work with abroad. But more importantly, it’s where I go to find out about new immersive and experiential travel experiences. And, as usual, I returned back to Manchester with a bag full of business cards and a head spinning with lots of new ideas.Read More
The Alentejo is a glorious region of Portugal happily under the radar and blissfully untouched by mass tourism. It is one of my favourite places, utterly beautiful in a rugged and wild kind of way.
On a recent road trip through the area, Julian and I started in Comporta on the Atlantic coast. Here you find miles upon miles of beaches and hundreds upon hundreds of storks, sat on every high vantage point from chimneys to churches and telephone masts.Read More
"I haven't been on a horse in 35 years! I said nervously. "Not since Bouncer lived up to his name throwing me off and bolting, dragging me behind with one foot stuck in a stirrup".
Arriving at Estancia Los Potreros, near Córdoba in Argentina, I hadn't expected to get back in the saddle. I was there to see what a stay on an Estancia held for the non-rider. But after a lunch with the wonderful hosts and owners, Louisa and Kevin, I was introduced to Rebenque and up I was.Read More