Since ancient times, tales of Sicily’s beauty have spread far and wide. Centuries ago, the Romans and the Greeks were captivated by the island’s charm. Countless poets have sung Sicily’s prises. We spent eight days on the island. Having the consistency and staying at the resort really did make us feel like we were on...
Perfect summer vibes
Travelling from place to place is fun, but, it’s also nice to stay in the same place for a while. Our resort had a wonderful feel, and it seemed like the perfect spot to while away a few days. Comfy beach loungers around the swimming pool, an extensive range of delicacies, a brilliant bright blue...
The Great World of Wonders
Founded as a Greek colony in the 6th century B.C., Agrigento, with population estimates in the range of 200 000 to 800 000, became one of the leading cities during the golden age of Ancient Greece. I’m always fascinated to witness a glimpse of history and fantasize, if I could be invisible and go back...
The city of temples
When the Greeks were building their temples, or the Egyptians – the pyramids, or the Romans – roads, I don’t think that they were thinking that hundreds or even thousands of years later we will still look at the stones, bricks or heaps of sand that they laid down. The archaeological sites as the one...
Vacation mood: on!
As someone said, ‘Life takes you down many paths, but the best ones lead to the beach’. So, of all the paths you take in life make sure a few of them are sandy.
32 Celsius degrees
I’m all about for the palm trees and 32 Celsius degrees. Sunglasses, a pair of shorts, barefoot or in flip flops, and I’m happy.
Ortigia, the historical heart of Syracuse. I bloody loved it.
Today, in a great sense of wonder we slowly navigated our way along the streets of Ortigia. Brimming with over two and a half thousand years of history and many notable buildings, this idyllic old town is easy to fall in love with. An absolute treasure!
As someone said, ‘How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives’. So… Carpe Diem!