Great spotted woodpecker. About blackbird-sized and striking black-and-white. It has a very distinctive bouncing flight and spends most of its time clinging to tree trunks and branches, often trying to hide on the side away from the observer. Its presence is often announced by its loud call or by its distinctive spring 'drumming' display. The male has a distinctive red patch on the back of the head and young birds have a red crown.
I adore the sense of freedom that the beach brings, and being out in the elements feeling the warmth of the sun is one of my favourite ways to unwind. One of my most loved beaches is Tarifa in southern Spain, it’s on the coast closest to Africa, so the sun is always shining, and the sunsets are unforgettable!
Valentine's Day, whether it's a day that you think of just a "Hallmark Holliday" or a real day worth celebrating, is almost here! Restaurants around the world are being booked solid with reservations as people prepare for one of the biggest date nights of the year. The theme of Valentine's Day is love, so why not…
Back in June we quit our jobs and boarded a one-way flight to Italy. For the last 4 months we have called Italy our home as we have leveraged Florence as our home base to travel throughout Europe! As you can probably expect, we have had our fair share of romantic Italian getaways. #Italy #couples