• Spain
  • La Gomera

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    For a about a week, I worked remotely on the island of La Gomera at a little place in a barranco called La Mangita. I had a little apartment to myself with views over the valley, mountains, trees and the cliffs from my balcony. To maximise my daylight hours, I woke up at sunrise and […]

  • Spain
  • Puerto Naos, La Palma

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    The simple, magic combination of palm tree silhouettes in the sunset and a gelato cone. Need I say more? Honestly, though, if you’re looking for another good sunset spot, other than Tazacote, Puerto Naos is super. It feels a bit more finished, or fancy, because of the investment that was put into the beachfront area. It […]

  • Cool Cork
  • Nandos

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    In Cork City, the double-storey Nandos is impressive compared to what we’re used to in South Africa where it’s more of a take-away vibe. It’s got plenty of space with high ceilings, a modern feel and a large menu. Staff usually welcome us and show us to a table with a menu in hand, but then we’re expected […]

  • Cool Cork
  • Hey Pesto

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    Over on Paul Street, there’s a lovely little spot that has opened up opposite the Natural Foods Bakery. The inside is modern and clean with spaces to sit and enjoy your meal, drinks and / or snacks. I don’t have any food photos here but you can head over to their Facebook page to find […]

  • Cool Cork
  • Rocket Man

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    If you’re looking for a great place to stop for a healthy meal in Cork city, stop over at Rocket Man! This lovely food company started creating a range of locally-sourced healthy and convenient food options and selling them at the farmers markets in Cork back in 2012 and since then have two premises in the […]