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The Greek Holiday: Postcards from Kos

The Greek Holiday: Postcards from Kos

Some moments are so beautiful you want to capture them and save them for the future, store them in a see-through bottle like a tiny model ship. We’ve had many of those during this holiday: sunny moments of happiness that we carefully press into our […]

Extending the summer: Autumn holiday on Kos

Extending the summer: Autumn holiday on Kos

My mum taught me early on that September is the best time for beach holidays. There are less crowds around even at the most popular destinations. The temperatures are milder, the sun kinder to your skin. The best thing about the velvet season, as she […]

Off the Beaten Path: The Secret Paris

Off the Beaten Path: The Secret Paris

If you know me, you must know that I adore Paris. I’ve been drawn to its bohemian vibe ever since I first visited the city aged 19 (or perhaps even earlier than that, perhaps it was since I first watched Amelie). Thanks to the convenient […]

Magical reality: Amsterdam in the mist

Magical reality: Amsterdam in the mist

The best adventures are often unplanned. This morning, waking up in Amsterdam to a grey and cloudy sky, we could not have imagined what a treat we would be in for in just a couple of hours. Wondering downstairs for a cup of tea around […]

Postcards from Paris: Eurostar to the French capital

Postcards from Paris: Eurostar to the French capital

I still find it hard to believe that you can hop on a train in central London and find yourself standing in the middle of Paris just a couple of hours later. No stress, no hassle, no getting stuck on the Piccadilly line on your […]

You can make all your dreams come true – or can you?

You can make all your dreams come true – or can you?

Beginning of January. Time for promises, resolutions and goals. Time to look at the year that has gone by and to plan the one that has just started. And, alas, time for inspirational quotes. You know the likes. They fill your social media feeds and […]

My Favourite Florentine Eateries: The Best Budget-Friendly Restaurants in Florence

My Favourite Florentine Eateries: The Best Budget-Friendly Restaurants in Florence

If, for some weird reason, someone wanted to record and analyse the conversations my dear travel companions and I have during our trips to Italy, they’d find “yummy!” an essential part of our vocabulary. Who could blame us – food is one of the many […]