Arriving in Sicily felt like we had returned home, back to wishing everyone a bonna sera (only after two in the afternoon), ordering cappucino (only before eleven in the morning), taking pleasure in an afternoon nap and late dinners all whilst serving up a gleeful ciao to everyone we meet. … More The thing about Sicily is…
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. … More Procida, the tiny island off the coast of Naples, Italy
Our arrival into Milos was a lot like a first date. Our Airbnb host Sophia was picking us up from the port (after a two hour ferry from Sifnos) and with her description: “I’m parked in the carpark, near the taxi’s, in a red car” we discreetly scanned the area after disembarking. In the distance, … More Milos, Greece – An Introduction
Welcome to Orange! Where you can sip the afternoon away, nibble on tantalising cuisine and even pick your own fruit for your own assembled cheese platter, everything but oranges as we soon discovered. … More 24 hours in Orange, Australia
I adore escaping Sydney from time to time. Our reasons for wanting to escape consisted of: needing to eat consistently good food and even better wine, we craved the peace of not being within a five kilometer radius of a construction site and now this – an abundance of free parking spaces – a sight we didn’t think we’d enjoy so much. … More How to nail a weekend away, in Melbourne
Let me start by saying – if you love the snow, you honestly need to go to Japan. This post is a little behind (about eleven months in all honesty). After publishing my post 48 hours in Tokyo I’ve been wanting to share the little hidden gem that is Nozawa Onsen. Most travelers on the pow hunt will head to Niseko, Hokkaido or Hakuba. Allow me to tell you, this off the beaten ski resort is an all round gem. … More Skiing in Nozawa Onsen, Japan
After a busy five days through the center of Sri Lanka, living the slow life was beyond alluring, but if you’re in need of adventure or thrill seeking every so often the south west coast of Sri Lanka is a must for you. Even more so if you’re up for surfing a wave! … More Surfing in Sri Lanka, taking it slow in the south of paradise.
We arrived at Kalpitiya via a dusty road, with bump’s and sharp turns a plenty. On arrival; time stopped, relaxation demanded and a wave of peace washed in with the tide. Time to learn to kite surf! … More Learning to Kite Surf, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been on my bucket list for years, but for some reason it always had been pushed to the wayside. And now, after having spent just two weeks there, I’m telling you, you need to visit Sri Lanka. Having been conquered by the Portuguese, Dutch and English the architecture, cuisine and culture is … More Top 5 things to do in Sri Lanka
Welcome to the Green Series Part 3. If you’ve missed the previous weeks, fear not! Part 1, and Part 2 are waiting for you. For the past few weeks I’ve been addressing the impact tourism plays on our environment. This week I’ve roped in Kate O’Callaghan from the Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef to … More How to save the Great Barrier Reef with Kate O’Callaghan, an interview.