Sailing Green Island, Antigua

…a little trip from English Harbour on the south coast of Antigua round to Green Island. Although it was only 9nm away it proved to be a fantastic little two-day…

A Divided Island

…thought the north was part of Turkey. Idiots. This is not a simple tale. Neither is it a short one. If you want to understand more about the island, search…

Our Own Private Hideaway

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Island Hideaway is paradise on earth. There, I’ve said it. What was supposed to be a quick two-day stop-over turned into a five day mini-break as Liz and I…

On An Island…

Before we go any further let’s just clear one thing up: the spelling of this island. Why does it have so many different spellings? I’m not sure but a…

Sark – The Toytown Channel Island

The Channel islands shipping broadcast is at 6am, not 5.30, so we enjoyed half an hour’s sleep in. Have they not heard of miles? After our usual breakfast of…

Sadla Island

This is Sadla Island, a beautifully desolate volcanic island just off Mersa Dudo, Eritrea. Sadla Island looking SE In this podcast we take a trip ashore and start by…

Unique Udaipur

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…marble hotels and a Monte Carlo-esque palace. Decorative islands float in the middle. At night, with the soft orange lights from the surrounding buildings bouncing off the water, it is…

Islas Cies – A Secret Paradise

…services cart many hundreds of Spanish every day to and from the mainland, it still retains its desert island feel. There are very few buildings on the island save a…

Getting Creative On Gemiler Island

  After allowing Millie to stuff her face with fish (she eats about three and then plays with the rest) we motored over to Gemiler Island where all the…

Hauling Out In Gulf Craft

Esper in slings

The Maldivian island of Thilafushi was infamously documented in the BBC series Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve. Venturing onto this elongated horseshoe-shaped island, just a few kilometres west of…

The ‘New’ Maldives

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…kicking. Taking inspiration from India’s homestays, Maldivians are opening up their houses to travellers. Liz describes the two islands on the next part of our trip, and profiles the new…

Halloumi Cheese, Anyone?

…date. This is possibly what one might suspect of the south coast of the island, though I’ve not been there and couldn’t possibly corroborate this analogy. I’m sure it’s pleasant…

Bright Eyes!

Half way through the holiday and Jamie certainly made today an adventurous one. We visited Rabbit Island, which as the name suggests, is an island that is inhabited by…

Rhodes Island, Greece

One of the more boring aspects of living in Turkey is having to renew visas every three months. This we do by popping over to the nearest Greek Island

Ilkin of Delta Marina, Northern Cyprus

…remains positive. He feels that despite all that has happened in the past it is vital that the island looks forward. “As you know the island has a severe water…

Meeting Mad Lords

…to piece it all together. What I omit due to an aging memory may be colourfully completed by some snaps of this extremely beautiful Caribbean island. Sadly it was in…

Millie Disappears

…from the four dogs who live around the restaurant area on Tersane island. Immediately we started imagining little Mills being chased up a tree by a savage gun dog. Actually…