2016 was supposed to be a year of cutting back on travel, but for one reason and another it didn't quite turn out like that. Now that my first Christmas visit home in a decade is over, all intents are that 2017 will be a quieter year. Let's see if I can hold to that...
The rain in Spain falls mainly...in Galicia and Asturias. It was still worth a visit though, as were the northern border regions of its neighbour.
Gritty urban streetscapes of the modern and ancient varieties, and one Europe's most sparkling coastal strips.
For anyone prone to travel sickness, you may as well just call the top shelf road-tripping around this island 'Car Sicker'.
Annual highlights from the heart of continental Europe.
Out and about during my first Christmas visit home in a decade.
A summer exploration across some of Europe's most romanticised landscapes.