With its iconic blue domed rooftops, sun-bleached white terraces and spectacular sunset views, it is difficult to imagine anywhere more quintessentially Greek than the small Cyclades island of Santorini. Follow me through the cobbled thoroughfares of Oia for some of the island’s most beautiful gems… Advertisements
Benvenuto to the charming Cinque Terre! One of the most picturesque spots along the Italian Riviera, this has long been the bucket list destination of keen walkers and avid voyagers alike. It’s literal translation, “Five Lands”, describe the cluster of pastel fishing villages that dot this rugged stretch of coastline like little flecks of watercolour paint.
Six thousand islands scatter the Greek mainland, clustered into eight groups and each with its own charms. These pretty islands offer a glimpse into the ancient past, as well as beautiful clear waters, wonderful hospitality, and delicious local dishes. Lonely Planet guidebook in hand, my most recent trip took me to the Dodecanese island of Rhodes, but share here… Continue reading Travel Edit | Greek Island Hopping
Welcome to the dreamy coastline of the Amalfi. Beautiful sea views dotted with sail boats greet you around every turn of its coastal route, living up to its glamorous past (and present). I spent two sun-kissed weeks here in late July, staying in the quieter hillside town of Praiano. There are a few touristy bits in my highlights, but also… Continue reading Travel Edit | The Amalfi Coast