Sardinia

Sardinia, is an island of Italy, below the French isle Corsica, which sits sort of parallel to Palma Spain and above Tunis Africa. It’s less visited by English tourists than many of the other islands in the med and seems to generally be known as very expensive (perhaps putting off many visitors?) Sardinia has exquisite…

Split and it’s islands

So many people we speak to say that Croatia is their favourite place in Europe, so we decided we’d better finally get over there to check it out! We decided a week in Split was a good starting point! Split carries its tourism well, the whole waterfront in front of the ancient Palace of Diocletian…

Positano

  Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone – John Steinbeck  We had only a few days in Positano, but it was immensely perfect!! We had double joy, of not only being in this absolutely incredibly stunning part…

French Alps in Summer

Embrun is a little town in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. We were lucky enough to have a family connection, and therefore a home for Mum, Michael and I to stay in for 8 days in early September. We didn’t know much about this little town before we arrived and the plan was…

Naxos – The Highlight of our trip

Anticipation. The smile spreading across my face, began spreading through my body, down my neck, into my chest, making my hand, arms legs eager to join in. The deafening rhythmic ferry alarm seemed to be beating with my anticipation. The huge ferry door came down slowly as it moved swiftly across the ocean giving us all…

Montestigliano

Mum and I spent a week at the magnificent Montestestigliano in Siena as a part of a singing retreat, Singing in Siena – Create Escape in September last year. Monstestigliano – a luxurious retreat in the hearth of Siena  Montestigliano is a beautiful, rustic, family-run, working farm and luxury accommodation. We were a large group and booked…

Aria Lito and Santorini Sunsets

Santorini, needs no introduction, of course. Michael and I both had slight reservations, we were nervous about being underwhelmed as its such a hyped up destination and knew it would likely be crowded, but we decided it can’t be missed on a first trip to the Greek Islands so we thought we’d make this a…