Monthly Archive:: September 2012

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Aldeia da Luz: The village that moved

Walk through the streets of the average Portuguese village during the day and you may wonder if the place has been abandoned. In the intense summer heat it seems most people shelter away from the sun inside the white-washed walls of their homes until the early evening, when

September’s Sunvil Supper Club – Paxos Fish Stew

The month of September is a first for the Sunvil Supper Club – it is our first savoury recipe. What better way to celebrate this is there than by choosing one of our favourite savoury dishes – a fish stew from the little Greek island of Paxos.

Not just any old city break… Choose a city break to Norway

In our modern hectic lifestyles we often find ourselves trying to cram as much as possible into our short city breaks. We want to see EVERY historical site possible, visit EVERY museum; eat in ALL of the restaurants recommended in our guidebooks; shop to our hearts content;

Costa Rica wildlife adventures

It’s hardly a surprise that Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations in Latin America. Despite occupying a small area (it’s less than half the size of England) Costa Rica offers a bewildering abundance of natural wonders. Active volcanoes, lush jungle, wild rivers and beautiful

Dancing in the street – the International Buskers’ Festival in Sicily

If you’ve ever wandered through central London and stopped to admire the street performers who hold court at Covent Garden or on the South Bank, then you’re likely to enjoy the International Buskers’ Festival. This annual event, held in the town of Ragusa Ibla in the south