A day in the Cotswolds – Daylesford

Sometimes it’s nice to escape the busy hustle and bustle of city life and what better place to retreat to than the Cotswolds. Leafy and home to a lot of labradors it makes for the perfect weekend getaway or even … Continue reading

A Greek Caricature – Fira, Santorini

Fira is meant to be the jewel in Santorini’s crown. As the main town it sees thousands of tourists pacing its streets every summer as they gather to experience its breath-taking views, stylish boutiques, caldera cable-car rides and luxury hotels. … Continue reading

The Underdog Strikes Back – Oia, Santorini

The outcome was always the same. Fira always came out on top and Oia was always second best. This seemed to be the rule of thumb with regards to tossing up between Oia and Fira- Santorini’s two main towns on … Continue reading

At The Water’s Edge – Pollonia, Milos

I have already banged on about how much I loved Pollonia in one of my previous blog posts, but it deserves another going over. By day Pollonia was lovely, but by night it adopted a new quality entirely. In┬áMykonos it … Continue reading

A Paintbox of Colour – Klima, Milos

With only a few days on each island, we were fully aware that there would be compromises on our trip. So much to do and so little time- this is usually the biggest dilemma encountered on a holiday. With this … Continue reading

Hidden Treasures of the Cyclades – Firiplaka, Milos

Famed for its beaches, it should be of no surprise that our time in Milos was spent largely in pursuit of great beaches. Having come up trumps with Tsigrado the day before, on our second day in Milos the plan … Continue reading

Off The Beaten Track – Tsigrado, Milos

Having basked under the beating Greek sun in Mykonos it was time to set our sights on another of the Cycladic islands – next up, Milos. Expectations were always high but┬áhaving had such an incredible time in Mykonos (Scorpios and … Continue reading

To The Beach – Ornos

A good hotel is the holy grail when it comes to holiday planning. Is location worth paying for, or is it better to be reclining in luxury in the middle of nowhere? Going it cheap, or splashing out? Whilst the … Continue reading

Greek Odyssey – Mykonos

For the last however many years I have wanted to hop around some Greek islands. The allure makes sense- azure waters, a laid-back ambiance and a nostalgia for holidays spent as a child splashing around Europe in a state of … Continue reading

Dubai – sands of the desert

Having spent my time exploring the concrete metropolis that is Dubai, it was time for something a little bit different. Apart from the sunshine, Dubai seemed to mainly consist of things that were commercial, artificial or superficial. Of course, spending … Continue reading