There are not many disadvantages to living in the P.-O but the heavy winds that sometimes batter the region are worth knowing about. Three regional winds are the Tramontane, the Marin and the Sirocco. La Tramontana…

  Castells and castellers       Castellers originated at the end of the 18th century in Valls, Tarragona, when rival groups of people called “colles”, began to compete in constructing human towers. Those who…

Perpignan to London by Coach? – you MUST be Mad! Summer 2008   Looking for alternative transport to the UK? Polly Cannie took the coach from Perpignan to London a couple of years ago. Here…

  Golf   Playing around in Languedoc Roussillon byGeorge Buchan   2006    As a generalisation, the courses I tried in May 2005 were in excellent condition, particularly the greens which were almost always true and…