A weekend in Marlow

Brexit. The gift that keeps on giving. With €1.09 to the pound at the time of writing (ergh!) you’ll be forgiven for shunning the foreign exchange office and endless airport queues for the new trend in British holiday making, the staycation. Given Britain’s new summer status as a tropical island just off the coast of…

Summer in Catalonia, the home of Game of Thrones

After a glorious visit to Barcelona in 2015 it was obvious the Catalonia region of Spain has a lot to offer with unique cuisine, bundles of history and fantastic coastlines. And with Girona’s historic charm showcased in Game of Thrones, plus its proximity to the coastal haven of Palafrugell, we were sold on a two…

Bovino Steakhouse – Quinta do Lago

The latest addition to Quinta do Lago’s already thriving gastro scene, Bovino Steakhouse serves up the finest local dry-aged beef in a stunning location, neighbouring sister restaurant Casa Velha. Bovino’s chic interior designed by internationally renowned Lázaro Roza-Violán,  uses traditional materials such as coloured tiles and Portuguese ‘calçada’ ooring, combined with a contemporary urban approach…

Quinta do Lago – Laranjal Golf Course

A round at Quinta do Lago’s Laranjal course is any golfers dream. Immaculately maintained, the championship course takes no prisoners with precision play demanded from would be victors. Add to this the sophisticated white leather, GPS enabled buggies with distance to pin stats and Laranjal’s as standard TaylorMade M2 rental set and you may, after…

Quinta do Lago – The Emerald of the Algarve

A trip to the Algarve has long been on our list of must visit destinations combining unique cuisine, rolling landscapes and a global reputation as a leading golf and leisure destination. Focussing on the central Algarve, Quinta do Lago’s shining reviews could not be ignored, no easy feat in an area renowned for some of…