Great spotted woodpecker. About blackbird-sized and striking black-and-white. It has a very distinctive bouncing flight and spends most of its time clinging to tree trunks and branches, often trying to hide on the side away from the observer. Its presence is often announced by its loud call or by its distinctive spring 'drumming' display. The male has a distinctive red patch on the back of the head and young birds have a red crown.
One of the best ways to see Goreme and Cappaodicia in Turkey is by taking a hot-air balloon flight over its unique volcanic landscape. Read about my dawn flight and why it's one of my best ever travel experiences....
I adore the sense of freedom that the beach brings, and being out in the elements feeling the warmth of the sun is one of my favourite ways to unwind. One of my most loved beaches is Tarifa in southern Spain, it’s on the coast closest to Africa, so the sun is always shining, and the sunsets are unforgettable!
9 affordable luxury travel tips in Barcelona. Barcelona is a hip city, famed for its culture, architecture, fashion and the arts. One of the most popular cities in Europe, we’ve collated nine Barcelona travel tips to help you make the most of a visit to this vibrant corner of Spain. With affordable flights and cost-effective ways to travel around when you get there, Barcelona is the ideal place if you are looking for a luxury experience without breaking the bank.