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Scott escapes the rare warm sunshine on a tiny island off the coast of Tavira, Portugal

Falling in love with Seville and saying “ahlan” to Morocco

IF Portugal’s core temperature ran at about 15 degrees warmer, our last stint in the tiny nation would have been nothing short of pristine tropical paradise. The south coast of is a fun blend of upscale British-esque resorts and poor but charming fishing villages where tiny cafes serve the seafood dishes of the day and sun […]

The seaside road from Barcelona to Valencia

Seaside cycles and the end of the Mediterranean line

LEAVING Barcelona is tough – tougher than I ever thought it would be. It’s not just the sunshine, wide leafy streets (a rarity in Europe) the first class infrastructure and the beautiful people – it’s the fact it’s bucked the negative brand. For months leading up to our Spanish leg cyclists and backpackers alike warned us off “crime-riddled” Barcelona, claiming […]

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