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'El mundo es un pañuelo!'
Translated as 'The World is A Handkerchief' this Spanish proverb is our neighbours' colourful way to express the universal sentiment that it's a small (and getting smaller) world.
Ivan Blanco Vilar has Spanish parents, was born in Switzerland, speaks seven languages and works in Monaco. It is no surprise then that the globe might seem more conquerable to him and that he can sniff an adventure even from the land of luxury in the Principality. Continue reading
Words: Dave Smith // Pictures: Abe J Smith & Harry Engels
Trying to escape from water in Ireland is like trying to block sunlight in Provence. You can try all you like, but it’s not going to go away any time soon.
Growing up I learned quickly that when it’s not raining, that just means it’s going to rain. Continue reading
A surprisingly fresh faced and sun tanned traveller stumbled into Café du Cycliste on the Port in Nice asking for tips on catching a slow boat to Corsica. The conventional ferry would not suffice. It did not match the ethos of his journey. What is that journey, you (and we) ask? La Gaule à Vélo: France By Bike. Nothing groundbreaking there, but when we probed deeper we discovered this is a man who has decided to split each year between work and play; a sous chef by winter and an explorer by summer, searching out the essence of French gastronomy on his trusty touring bike. Continue reading