Lanzarote

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Travels | No Comments

I’ve always had a thing about volcanoes and have been lucky in visiting a number of countries where the activity is very evident. The Canary IslandsĀ are a chain of volcanic ocean islands located off North Africa’s west coast. They are a good example of oceanic hot spot volcanoes above a slow-moving, thick oceanic plate. The […]

The Shower Scale

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Travels | No Comments

For years the travel writers have argued about how to rate hotels. Internationally the recognised format seems to be stars, although some use roses, and some even count cockroaches. Travel websites have taken this a step further each with their own system and even Trip Advisor has more than one system depending on if you […]