Marking the way on the Camino de Santiago in Oviedo, Asturias in northern Spain on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Spain-7472

Slideguide to the Camino de Santiago (Norte)

Camino de Santiago Norte Guide General: Capital city: The Camino de Santiago (Norte) passes through several regions, there isn’t a capital, but finishes in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. Other principle cities: Bilbao, San Sebastian, Santander, Gijon and Oviedo. Main airport/s: Bilbao is the largest but San Sebastian and Santander are international airports, while Vigo-Peinador is a regional hub. Principle airline: Iberia, the national …

Slideguide Menorca

Guide to Menorca Capital city: Maó or Mahon Other principle cities: Ciutadella, Fornells, Cala Galdana-Ferreries Main airport/s: Mahon Principle airline: Several national and budget airlines have regular flights from throughout the UK and rest of Europe, including Easyjet, Thomas Cook, Monarch and even British Airways. Visa requirements: As part of Spain, which is a member of the European Union, visas are not required for EU citizens. Language: Menorquí …

Destinations; Kirkjufell (Icelandic: Church mountain) is a 463m[1] high mountain on the north coast of Iceland's Snæfellsnes peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain Mallory-300-18

Slideguide Iceland; Land of Fire and Ice

Guide to Iceland Capital city: Reykjavik Other principle cities: Akuyeri, Húsavík, Keflavik, Selfoss Main airport/s: Keflavik is the international airport. Reykjavik airport provides domestic flights and flights to Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Principle airline: Icelandair provides flights from several US and European cities. Budget airline Easyjet flies from several European cities. Both service the UK well. Air Iceland provides domestic flights within …

Guide Tales; Finding Hidden Zurich

The benefits of exploring a city, and remaining observant are topics of a recent post. The chances of finding the unexpected, hidden side of a destination is easier with the help of a local guide. Maggie, my friendly, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic guide to Zurich, certainly showed me the nooks, and crannies. It’s unlikely many of these would have been found exploring alone. Guides …

Walking and Trekking in Iceland guidebook review

Title: Walking and Trekking in Iceland                    Author: Paddy Dillon Publisher: Cicerone/Latitude Press Ltd                            Price: £17.95 (UK) Climbers. scramblers, ski-mountaineers and trekkers will be familiar with the popular Cicerone guidebook series. They have enabled many outdoor enthusiasts to safely enjoy their activities for many years. I can remember spotting challenging lines with the help of well thumbed guides in climbing meccas …

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What’s so Great about Britain?

“Britain; Overpriced & overrated“ The Lonely Planet’s new guide to Great Britain has just been published and although the author David Else has some good things to say, he is has also been less than complimentary the United Kingdom. Restaurants, accommodation and some tourist attractions of the United Kingdom apparently just do not deliver, “over priced or lacking in quality.” …