10 unmissable reasons to visit Lakes Bled and Bohinj

10 unmissable reasons to visit Lakes Bled and Bohinj

Before visiting Slovenia earlier this year I had no idea just how lovely a country it is. It may be small but its compactness makes it a superb place to explore with no end of stunning mountain scenery and beautiful lakes, raging rivers and pretty towns and villages...
Top 15 Things to See, Do and Eat on Santorini

Top 15 Things to See, Do and Eat on Santorini

For many years I had dreamed of going to Santorini, from what I had seen it seemed like the most photogenic island in the world. I too wanted to capture iconic ‘picture postcard’ images of Santorini, the kind that would look at home in a travel...
Celebrating the grape harvest at Locorotondo, Puglia

Celebrating the grape harvest at Locorotondo, Puglia

Squelch, squelch, squelch. Squeals of joy. Stomp, stomp, stomp on the grapes. I can’t help laughing too as I watch the giggling children eagerly treading grapes in two huge barrels in a race to see which team can produce the most juice in the fastest...
A memorable night glamping by Lake Bled

A memorable night glamping by Lake Bled

Fairytale castles, luxury spa resorts, campsites in the wilds, historic hotels and modern retreats — during my visit to Slovenia I experienced a superb variety of places to stay. My favourite of all, though, was glamping in the woods on the shores of Lake...
The Day I got Stuck on a Zip Line in Slovenia

The Day I got Stuck on a Zip Line in Slovenia

When an invite came to visit Slovenia, to glamp by the stunningly picturesque Lake Bled, visit castles, stay in a spa retreat, discover Slovenia’s natural beauty and its cuisine, I was over the moon, as you can imagine. But, and it was a big but, how would I...
The Lakes, Mountains and Forests of Slovenia

The Lakes, Mountains and Forests of Slovenia

The Lakes, Mountains and Forests of Slovenia 7 Slovenia, a land enshrouded in mist and legends of dragons, imps and witches. Bears, wolves and wild boar roam the forests that cover nearly two-thirds of this enchanting, relatively little known...
Rimini Sunrise

Rimini Sunrise

Rimini Sunrise Enjoying the moment As a blogger whenever I experience something new I can sometimes (whom I kidding) I always get a little carried away. It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in getting that stunning photo, not just on my camera but on my phone too...
A taste of Sicily

A taste of Sicily

Sicily is a land of many cultures, civilisations that have come and gone. Mount Etna. Delicious golden balls of arancini. Greek temples, Roman ruins and Baroque Cathedrals. Scenes from the Godfather. Inspector Montalbano. Sunshine. Lashings and lashings of...
Finding my Nirvana in Mallorca

Finding my Nirvana in Mallorca

Earlier this year I spent a wonderful weekend in Mallorca, an island that I love. My visit this time may have only been brief but it was a real treat staying at what I now consider to be the best spa hotel in Mallorca, if not the whole of Spain, Hotel BonSol. A gem of...

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