Southern Europe

Tales, adventures and photography from Southern Europe.

The food in Split is amazing. Mediterranean dishes, with a focus on fresh, seasonal, local ingredients is what you can expect when you visit. Throughout my time in Split, the one common theme was on simplicity, and letting the ingredients really shine through. The only seasoning in many instances was

Split is a town that I thoroughly enjoyed visiting.  I never had any real great desire to visit Croatia, however my fiancée’s grandmother is from Split and it’s one of her favourite cities.  I’m always up for a new adventure, even to somewhere I’ve never given much attention to visiting, so off we

My adventure started with a wet, cold and windy arrival late at night in Zagreb Croatia in July 2011. On the way into the city centre from the airport, we received a crash course on outer Zagreb apartment and retail projects from a very friendly, enthusiastic taxi driver. My fiancée’s

Madrid is one of my favourite European cities. When I first visited in 2009, I had no idea what to expect but enjoyed the city so much that I went back again in 2010 and once again in 2011. It has a very different vibe to Barcelona, which is a

One of the joys about living in London is the ability to pop over to any number of European destinations for just a weekend. A lot of people have asked me how I managed to cram so much into a weekend, so for my Lisbon trip I thought I’d write