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The realities of travelling by staying at home



Exploring Cornwall: Falmouth

Falmouth has the third largest deep water natural harbour in the world and the ‘spirit of the sea’ is all around. Falmouth is a great place for boating, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking but there is loads more to discover... To... Continue Reading →

My Top 5 Destinations in Italy

1. Florence 2. Bay of Naples – including Naples, Pompeii, Ischia, Sorrento... 3. Lakes of the North – including Lake Garda and Lake Como 4. Rome 5. Matera Plus there are so many more! Milan, Amalfi coast, Venice, Verona....and places... Continue Reading →

Bari – the life of Italy

Arrival in Bari was as if to a ghost town…deserted streets, closed shop fronts, silence…I guess 4pm on a Sunday is eating and resting time…so I ate, and I rested… Re-emerging from my cocoon a few hours later was to... Continue Reading →

Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

Sorrento... Positano... The names conjure up such sun-drenched and exclusive fantasies, an ideal paradise beckoning… Did it live up to my dreams? First of all, how could it? Nothing ever does… Secondly, I struggled to find anything at all to... Continue Reading →

Sunset Sunday Sorrento


Ischia – paradise island…

Ischia is the largest island in the Bay of Naples and is renowned for beaches, thermal springs and therapeutic mud baths. Did I lose my heart to the hot sands and cool waves? the volcanic beaches fronting the rocky cliffs... Continue Reading →

Costa del Sol: Torremolinos

‘Torrie’ is quite a touristy town but being there in the low season, it was a lot more pleasant and still quite warm (though it did rain the whole of the first day I was there, I stayed inside to... Continue Reading →

Costa del Sol: Nerja

This seaside resort is not on everyone’s list but is an attractive town with fantastic views of the Mediterranean Sea. It is located on Spain’s south coast, east of Málaga. What to do: I first made my way to the... Continue Reading →

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