Ahhhh Procida, the small island (just four kilometers squared) off the coast of Naples. Mostly notable because: it’s not Capri, (that seemed to be where most other travellers were headed) which is why we were not, most travellers will head south west to continue their tour of the coast of Amalfi. After spending four days … More Procida, the tiny island off the coast of Naples, Italy
The Green Series is back! This post is essentially a check list of all the things you should add to your short or long (near or far) packing list if you’re hoping to travel more sustainably. … More Sustainable Essentials Packing List – The Green Series Part 9
Looking back on our two weeks in Umbria I am reminded of such fondness for the people, the food and the landscape. A memory I feel will last much longer than I expect. I half expect to reminisce about it for the rest of my life if I’m honest. I longed for the landscape without even realising. … More Two weeks in Umbria, Italy
Whilst our goal was to ensure that we travelled minimally with carry-on luggage, what we actually took with us needed to be good for the planet too.
We figured, who better to test well made clothes, accessories and skincare products than a couple of minimalists who can only take what they can carry. … More What’s in my bag? The ethical products I use.
About a year ago I discovered the EPW whilst listening to a podcast about the camino. Amazed that one could wander through four countries by foot over two weeks, with likeminded people, on a shoestring budget was never something I ever thought to be possible. I was hooked on the idea. … More The European Peace Walk.
I was becoming more and more curious after I’d asked friends for their Budapest sightseeing advice when the majority of their responses involved the words ‘just walk around’. I didn’t really know what to expect, but on all accounts, I knew it was going to be a city unlike any I’d been before. … More Beers, Ruins and Rubik’s Cubes in Budapest, Hungary
If you only have a short stay in Athens booked, here’s what I’d recommend. After disembarking at Pireaus ferry terminal, Athens we were keen to check out the old town. … More 30 hours in Athens
If you missed my last post about our time in Crete, you can read it here. Basing ourselves in Hora Sfakion, we’d wanted to walk Samaria Gorge because of it’s rave reviews of being THE BEST and THE BIGGEST gorge in Europe, but when I’d seen hundreds of people disembark from the ferry wharf and … More Hiking Aradena Gorge, Crete
Pleased to be leaving the fuss of Santorini, we boarded our ferry to Heraklion (pronounced: ‘Air-aklion). Arriving in the late evening, jumped into our hire car to drive an hour south through the guts of Crete to the small hippy town of Matala before a few days in Hora Sfakion. … More Living Carefree in Crete
Dare I say it – I didn’t love Santorini. I know that makes me the one in a million and I’ll probably go down in a few traveller opinions’ but really – it wasn’t for me. Let me explain… … More I didn’t LOVE Santorini, Greece