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Weekend in Corralejo

My favourite Canary Islands resort: Weekend in Corralejo

Ever since family holidays to the Canaries in the 1990s I have loved these islands in the sun. I visit at least once a year and have spent plenty of time on all seven main islands as well as several of the smaller islands.

But there is one resort that keeps pulling me back, Corralejo in the far north of Fuerteventura. I love Corralejo because it is not just a tourist resort, it is a real town where visitors mix with locals. The main street along the seafront turns to sand here, so few walks into town don’t involve getting my toes in the sand, and the local community keeps restaurant standards high.

Find out more about this fantastic Canarian resort in my piece for the Times on a Weekend in Corralejo.

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Weekend in Sark: piece for the Times

I first went to the Channel Islands as a child and I remember being blown away by them – especially Sark, with its horse and cart rides and its bicycles.

There are no cars on Sark. But there are fabulous hotels, an abundance of fresh lobster and numerous secluded beaches to explore.

I returned to Sark to write an article the Times on how best to spend a weekend here. Check it out here.

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