Europe

Posts from our visits to Europe, the birthplace of the western culture and our home for the last five years. Highlights include Croatia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Portugal and the United Kingdom.

Guten Appetit! What to Eat in Austria

Influenced by Italy, Hungary, Germany and the Balkans, Austrian food is a hearty mix of meat and vegetables, topped off with some delicious dessert…

Highlights of Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands (after Tenerife) and the oldest island in the archipelago, thought to have been created some 20 million…

Postcards From: Piran, Slovenia

Piran – the jewel of the Slovenian Istria, is one of the country’s oldest towns, with narrow, cobbled streets and medieval architecture. It feels a…

6 Tips for Greek Sailing Holidays

You’ve booked your first summer sailing trip and you’re super excited! A week (or more if you’re lucky) of sunbathing, swimming, drinking and sightseeing…

The Prettiest Villages in Portugal

If cobbled streets, castles and panoramic views are your thing, then you should add these Instagram-worthy picturesque villages of Portugal to your bucket list. Many…

10 Must Do Things in London

We’re coming up four years in Londontown. Hard to believe we’ve been stomping around these cobbled, narrow little streets for so long! Like most places…

7 Stunning Greek Sunsets

It’s been just over a month since we returned from our Medsailors Greek sailing holiday and I’m suffering serious withdrawals. Neil has had to…

Bom Apetite! What to eat in Portugal

Before travelling to Portugal my knowledge of Portuguese food was limited to Nandos and the odd glass of Port. I know that sounds terrible, but…

Celebrating Carnival in Venice, Italy

Venetians have been celebrating carnival (Carnivale) for hundreds of years. It’s alleged that the festivities first started in San Marco Square in the year 1162, as…