Are you planning on a short getaway with your special someone or family and wonder where you should travel next? Do you dream of a destination that combines natural beauty with history, tradition and affordable choices in restaurants and accommodation? Pelion is the answer! Read more
There is so much to love about Athens. Some of the most valued antiquities in the world, incredible food, and non-stop entertainment. Sometimes, we need a break, to slow down. Your immediate thought might be Santorini or Mykonos. But Greece has so much more to offer than just beaches and the Pantheon. Parga is an idyllic village that lazily lounges on a hill overseeing the Ionian Sea. Read more
Alone for the first time in her life, far from her beloved Santa Claus, Mrs. Santa was leaning against an ancient marble column. The column, lying on the ground, as if it was resting its’ memories and all its’ experiences, this morning it was hosting the sweet lady having no idea who she was. Read more
If like me you’re from the UK or the seemingly cold lands of Northern Europe in general then summer is well and truly over for this year. I didn’t get my big dose of all things Greek this summer as planned, it seemed the gods did not favor it for 2014. So instead I’ve had to be content with looking at travel guides replete with gorgeous images of sun kissed beaches, wondrous ancient monuments and monasteries which seem to touch the very clouds themselves.
As I have gazed through the plethora of things to do in Greece I decided to put together a little top ten list of all the great things I’d like to see on my next trip. Okay it would have to be one heck of a big trip to take it all in in one go, but this is a dream holiday and whilst we’re dreaming let’s not let real life get in the way.
I am occasionally spellbound by man’s will. His sheer determination. Bewildered and even confused. How did man accomplish this? Moments of wonderment come to mind when I think of Petra in Jordan, the Taj Mahal in India, the temples of Bagan in Burma or the Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan. Read more
“There are places on Earth where God has reached down from Heaven and touched in a special way, places where you feel like you’re standing in the palm of His hand. When you find it, you know it, your soul knows it.”
- Michael Traveler, author of MIRACLE ROAD Read more
“The sun couldn’t have risen more sweetly” thought Tatziz and Jazz scratching his messy hair. “It was like a creation of goldfinger Depasta”, he sighed nostalgically trying to figure out where he was. Read more
In early October Graham and I flew out to Preveza from Manchester to arrive at Nidri where we had arranged to sail for a week. The Thomson Airlines flight was trouble free and we transferred to Nidri which is a town on the coast of the island of Lefkada or Lefkas in the Ionian group of Greek Islands.