Discover the island of São Vicente

Discover the island of São Vicente

Mindelo, São Vicente The Cape Verde’s cultural capital is said to be in Mindelo on the island São Vicente, once home to the barefoot diva, Cesaria Evora, the islands’ most famous singer. A few years ago I spent a Sunday afternoon there, wandering through...
A slice of lemon with your barnacles, madame?

A slice of lemon with your barnacles, madame?

If I spot something unusual on the menu chances are I’ll opt for that. Discovering weird food around the world is part of the fun of travelling. I’ve crunched my way through scorpions, nibbled locusts and enjoyed ostrich steak. But every now and again, I...
Welcome to the islands of Cape Verde

Welcome to the islands of Cape Verde

I ran down the vast expense of sand to the clear, cool water and with my feet in the shallows marvelled at the view. My first impressions of the never-ending dunes of Boa Vista, lapped by the bluest of seas, will stay with me forever. Pin it for later! Some 350 miles...

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