One-minute video about the tiny country of Andorra, a tiny full of contradictions high in the Pyrenees mountains. Learn more about this quirk of history in the travel and country guide Discover Charming Andorra: A… Read More »What do you know about the tiny country of Andorra?
Andorran law guarantees freedom of religion. There is no official state church, nonetheless the Catholic Church has an elevated status and enjoys some privileges not provided to other faiths. The bishop in the nearby Spanish… Read More »Book Extract: Religion in Andorra
In my travel book Discover Charming Andorra I describe how my wife and I, planning a cosy apartment stay in Andorra, reached the principality in the Pyrenees one winter evening after a long drive through… Read More »A Lovely, Cosy Apartment Stay in Andorra
Last night I watched the BBC documentary Patagonia with Huw Edwards. It is all about an historic Welsh community in Argentina. Quirks of History My travel interests are largely encapsulated in this site’s tagline: “Mostly about… Read More »A Historic Welsh Community in Argentina
It’s easy when when one travels abroad a lot to forget what your own country has to offer. And yet I live in a town—Broadstairs—which is a major pull for tourists from all over the… Read More »Some Footage of the Jetty, Broadstairs (Kent, England)
Introduction Regular visitors to this site know I am currently wrapping up a travel guide exploring the Spanish province of Girona. Any travel book worth its salt should provide readers with at least some insight… Read More »What do you know about Catalonian Separatism?
A few days ago I briefly visited the exclave/enclave of Llívia, Girona (my next book is all about this lovely Catalonian province). I had been staying in Andorra for several days and visited Puigcerdà and… Read More »Llívia, Girona (Spain): A Quirk of History
EXCURSION 1: Southern Andorra, Spain and Shopping Drive to St Julià de Lòria and then take the scenic road (Ctra. la Rabassa) towards Naturland. Continue past the outdoor activities site until you reach Ctra. La… Read More »Book Extract: Suggested Excursion in Andorra and Spain
I recently stayed at the Mas Vermell Apartments in rural Girona province, Spain, while wrapping up research for my next Discover Travel Guide (entitled Discover Splendid Girona). My original intention was to stay two nights while… Read More »Mas Vermell apartments, Fontanilles (Catalonia)