English Harbour, Antigua

English Harbour, Antigua

Antigua was my last trip of 2019. We were returning from a two-week sailing holiday from British Virgins and were not ready to face the winter just yet, so decided to stay under the Caribbean sun for a few more days. Antigua has (well, had) direct connections to UK and Europe so it’s a very convenient [...]

Dijon – The city and the mustard

Dijon – The city and the mustard

When Julius Caesar was looking for places to conquer at 58 BC his options were somewhat limited; huge parts of the world as he knew it back then had already been conquered, most by non other than his childhood hero, Alexander the Great. So he went to North, to the land of the Gaul where [...]

Autumn in Provence

Autumn in Provence

We had a two-week gap in the beginning of October and decided to take a road trip to Provence. It was a bit late in the season, but we decided to trust our luck. People go to Provence because of the good weather, great cuisine and charming towns. We found that the seasons took a [...]

Brussels – the chocolate capital of the world

I love chocolate. I mean who doesn’t? It's an amazing super-food; nutritious, a powerful source of antioxidants and endorphin plus it’s mouth-wateringly delicious. Ever since the Aztec emperor Montezuma served Spanish conquistador Hernàn Cortés a cup of hot cocoa in 1519, which were native to the New World, chocolate first became a fad in the [...]

Kalo Kalokeri / A Very Happy Summer from Crete

Kalo Kalokeri / A Very Happy Summer from Crete

In order to escape the spring rains and kick-off summer properly we decided to fly to Crete for a short holiday. It’s a land full of hills and gorges, rocks and beaches, Venetian castles and Minoan ruins and miles and miles of winding roads surrounded by oleanders. As such, Crete is a challenging geography to [...]