Monopoli beach

Craving some beach time…

Puglia – 2016

Monopoli beach Puglia

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The blue mosque

Matching the sky.

Istanbul – 2015

Istanbul Blue Mosque

Parikia – Paros, Greece

On our last day in Paros, we headed west to Parikia, the capital of Paros. If you are travelling to Paros, this is where you would arrive by ferry.

Street art Parikia ParosStreet Parikia Paros

It is much bigger than Naousa but still has the charm of the little Cyclades villages, with white and blue houses, cobbled streets and plenty of boutiques.

Bougainvillea Parikia ParosDoor Parikia Paros

As with all other Cyclades towns, explore the place by getting lost in the little streets, enjoying a drink at a terrace and doing a bit of shopping.

Street Parikia ParosChurch Parikia ParosStreet Parikia Paros

Meet some of the locals, some of them are busy having a nap or people watching…

Dog Parikia Paros

One sight not to miss is┬áthe church of┬áPanagia Ekatontapiliani. It was built during the Byzantine era and it’s architecture really stands out with sand colour stones.

Panagia Ekatontapiliani Parikia ParosWindmill Parikia Paros

After days at the beach or exploring quiet villages it was nice to have a bit of the ‘city buzz’ back.

Church Parikia Paros

Gate to heaven

The other side looks really lovely from here.

Santorini – 2016

Panagia church Oia Santorini

British road trip view

The (not so) great British summer is back… Enjoy the rainy barbecues and the cold picnics if like me you are based there!

Lake District (Cumbria) – 2014

Lake District Cumbria road trip view

4 days in Kyoto – highlights

This Spring we took a trip of a lifetime. We went to Japan!

It was on our wander list for a very long time, so we decided to bite the bullet and use all our miles to make it across the world to the Land of the Rising Sun. We were not disappointed, Japan is EVERYTHING you imagine it to be. We were soooo ready for it that we didn’t even experienced any cultural shock! We just embraced it all!

I did a bit of filming while there and here is the first highlight video of my ‘Japan series’ – 4 days in Kyoto.

I will of course share all the details of our trip in several blog posts coming soon, so watch this space!

Beach time

Brazil really has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Also it’s so big you’ll always find space for your towel!

Brazil – 2013

Brazil white sand beach

The red dress

Anything to get the best picture.

Santorini – 2016

Red dress Santorini