Mediterranean

A Greek Dream Becomes Reality

Thursday, January 2, 2020

After falling in love with tv show The Durrell’s, and subsequently reading My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell, upon which the show is based, I had wanted to visit Corfu for years. After spending a hot sunny morning strolling the Liston, visiting Lawrence & Gerald Durrell’s park, and taking in the incredible St….

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Oh Sicilia Bella

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Taormina, the perfect welcome to Sicily! We arrived directly into Sicily with the convenient Emirates connection and picked up a Fiat 500 for our 8 days on this stunning island. We stayed in a gorgeous small hotel in one of the town squares, just far enough away from the hustle, while still being walking distance…

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Summer on Korcula

Thursday, January 2, 2020

We chose the island of Korcula for its location on the idyllic Dalmatian coast, the perfect place to day trip around the surrounding islands. My friend’s family came from the small town of Racisce so we decided that even though it was small it would be lovely to come back to after days of exploring,…

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Walking Old Town Dubrovnik

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Arriving into Dubrovnik I had no expectations, I was just excited to visit a new city. I knew it would be hot, historically interesting and busy, but as I was in the taxi curving around the bend with an aerial view of the town, I was not expecting how beautiful and breathtaking it would be….

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Athens Hotels With A View

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Electra Palace has always been one of my favourite hotels in Athens. After throwing my bags in my room, it’s straight to the top floor roof terrace for one of the best views of the Acropolis. It’s my oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  The pool bar is a place…

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Greek Island Hopping

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The concept of island hopping around Greece isn’t new. As ferries are largely one of the only modes of transport between islands for locals, it became the way of travel for tourists to see different islands and became known as ‘island hopping’.  I have been island hopping in Greece for nearly 30 years and have…

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A Sporting Experience To Remember

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Even if Soccer (European Football) is not your sport, if the opportunity arises to go to a game whilst travelling then take it! It doesn’t matter if it’s a local game or UEFA Europa League, the fans are so passionate and the atmosphere exhilarating. Whilst in Athens we read that one of their home teams…

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