Johanna Bradley

Praia de Odeceixe - a cautionary tale!

Odeceixe, on the border of the Algarve and the Alentejo, has a glorious beach and the cheapest accommodation I've seen in a long time. Just make sure you get that beach trip right...unlike me! Read the guide

Hands up all those who've heard of Runswick Bay?

Photographers, artists, fossil hunters, lovers of our stunningly varied English coastline; just some of the people who've discovered the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay and come back for more. Read the guide

Beauty and the beach-the best of both in the Eastern Algarve

One day a gurgling waterfall surrounded by luxuriant oleanders,the next an endless sweep of golden sand. Countryside and beach co-exist beautifully here and you're absolutely spoilt for choice Read the guide

A green visit to North Yorkshire's prettiest villages

Stepping stones, cascading water, ducks under the bridge-English village life at its very best. Add in a great pub or two and you have the perfect getaway; and you can help save the environment too! Read the guide

Counting churches, eating cake - it's easy in Tavira!

You're rarely more than a few minutes from a church or cake shop in any town in Portugal, but lovely Tavira in the Eastern Algarve takes the biscuit! Culture, cake, or a bit of both- it's your choice. Read the guide