A short coastal walk from Cowes to Gurnard on the Isle of Wight

Published on 27 January 2019 in Eating and Drinking, Sailing, Walking

 Cowes  Isle of Wight  England  UK  coast  sea

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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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