Get blown away by Tenerife

“The land is all shades of spice, from cinnamon to paprika, saffron to cumin.” Tenerife gets a bad rap. Yes, if you hit the resorts you’ll find high-rise hotels and English breakfasts, but explore just a little further and you’ll encounter dramatic volcanic landscapes, ancient fishing villages and fresh fish …

Weekend in Jerez

“There is, I am learning, a sherry for all occasions.” Last month I visited the city of Jerez, the home of sherry. Before my visit I was convinced that I didn’t like sherry. But then I found myself trying it with everything from jamón ibérico to chocolate cake, and I …