Cowes is known as the yachting capital of the world, and for good reason. The sailing in and around the Solent is second-to-none, and Cowes is the perfect place from which to start or end a trip. It's also great for non-sailors, with a pedestrianised High Street lined with local cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as boutique shops and other amenities.
Sailing and walking in Morgat and the Crozon Peninsula
Published on 20 January 2019 in Sailing, Walking
Ile Vierge Crozon Peninsula Brittany France
Morgat is a great stopover, on the south side of the Crozon Peninsular. It's a lively town with lots of nice restaurants and bars all set round an enormous sandy beach.
Can Apple's iPad Pro replace my laptop? Not yet, but the answer might surprise you!
Published on 13 January 2019 in Technology
Apple iPad Pro Apple Pencil MacBook Pro Windows Surface Pro
I travel a lot for work and leisure, so when Apple released the iPad Pro 12.9 in late-2015 with "desktop-class performace" and professional productivity apps from Microsoft and Adobe, I was (almost) front of the queue despite the hefty price tag. But, can it really replace my laptop? Sadly, not yet. But the answer might surprise you!
Winter walking around Seefeld-in-Tirol via Rosshütte Talstation
Published on 1 January 2019 in Walking
winter walking Seefeld-in-Tirol Austria Europe
This 5.5 km circular walk via the Rosshütte Talstation offers spectacular views of over the Seefeld Plateau for a moderate amount of effort.