Caribbean Tales Part 2 : Gone Sailing Again

We chose St.Vincent & Grenadines, a part of the windward islands as our latest Caribbean sailing destination. As the name suggests, the island nation consists of one big island - St Vincent -and a number of islands of different sizes and characters, the Grenadines. They are a sailor's dream with their clear turquoise waters, white…

Footsteps of Templars and Giants

I consider myself as a true Mediterranean i.e. no place is perfect without the sun and the blue skies and the deep turquoise colour of the Med, but guess what? The landscape could be beautiful without any of the above. ┬áIf you don't believe me just visit Scotland. We started at Edinburgh, which is truly…

Seriously Good Food / Zi’ntonio Mare at Sorrento

When we ask the concierge to recommend a good seafood restaurant in the near-by fishing village , instead of consulting a standard list, he took his time to remember his favourite places and come up with Zi'ntonio's restaurant on the waterfront of Marina Grande's little fishing village. Surrounded by hotels on the hills, the village…

Seriously Good Food / Rose Garden Palace, Rome

When my friend Daniele learned that we're going to his hometown, he not only made some excellent recommendations, he also made us a dinner reservation at Rose Garden Restaurant where his good friend Andrea is the head chef, promising us a dinner to remember. And Andrea delivered big time with his degustation menu. We started…