Monday, 10 June 2013

Devon - avoiding the crowds

Location: North Devon UK.
Famous for:  Surfing, the moors and a beautiful coastline.

When to go: Summer is always busy, but still the best time to go.

Devon is a gorgeous location, no doubt abut it, but it can often be busy on the roads and when you get there it can be busy in the towns and on the beaches as well - so I decided to help you out by sharing a couple of tips on how to enjoy Devon, in relative privacy.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Manatus Lodge, tortuguero,

Large Male, green iguana basking on the riverside
Location: Manatus Lodge, Tortuguero, Costa Rica,

Famous for: Toucans, iguanas, Caiman and manatees among other fabulous wildlife.

Bosque De Paz, Costa Rica

Steely vented hummingbird
Location: Bosque De Paz, Valle del Rio Toro, (Cloud forest) Costa Rica

Famous for: The Respendent Quetzal, rainforest birds and spectacular orchids

El Remanso, Costa Rica

A lucky sighting of a rare, breeding, gliding tree frog.
Location: El Remanso, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

Famous for: Toucans, sloth, red eyed tree frogs and an abundance of other rainforest wildlife, including the elusive Puma.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Escape to a simpler life

Corfe Mullen, Dorset, UK: What do you do if you want a break in the UK that isn't going to cost the earth and gives you peace and relaxation away from the daily grind - I'll tell you what you do, dip a toe in the world of Glamping that's what. Take for example this wonderfully romantic shepherds hut, set in a secluded 27 acre plot with only a couple of yurts and one other shepherds hut for company - this is escapism at its best...