The night may or may not be holy, depending on your belief system, but it will definitely not be silent. I’ve learned from my time in Mexico to expect Christmas Eve, Noche Buena, to be the noisiest night of the year. In that peculiarly Latino mix, religion is zealously celebrated in a militant manner. Groups […]
As Portugal holidays go, the Algarve along the south coast is the most popular location for beach breaks.
My mother always said that you should clean the house once a year whether it needs it or not. I’m not quite that bad (neither was she), though I do consider a dust-free home to be a sign of misplaced priorities. When I do engage in a major bout of housekeeping, I always remember the […]
Sitting on my balcony at three in the afternoon on Holy Friday, I am enjoying something which can be hard to come by in Mexico – silence. This respite from the sounds of city life is due to the fact that almost everyone is in church, watching or participating in a reenactment of the crucifixion. […]
Ledra street in the centre of Nicosia is an easy pedestrian crossing point from the south into North Cyprus. If you have chosen to book a cheap Cyprus holiday and ended up in the south or a package holiday to North Cyprus, it matters little if you wish to explore the northern sector of Nicosia. […]