No visit to Porto (north west of Portugal) is complete without a detour to the Douro Valley which is exactly what I did on my recent sojourn in September, incidentally weather-wise a great month to visit. This area has been long devoted to vineyards producing Port wine and table wines. It’s now a UNESCO World Heritage Site too. The River Douro extends from Northern Spain … Continue reading Breathtaking vineyards of Douro Valley
Porto, situated in the north west of Portugal and the second largest city after Lisbon, is fast becoming a popular weekend break for many. Just two hours from London, it’s a hop, skip and jump to this UNESCO listed destination. So, how do you while away your time in this place? Well, wine tasting of course! The region is famed for the production of … Continue reading Porto’s architectural renaissance
A UNESCO World Heritage site and the most trending destination at the moment, this walled city is charming, hip and happening. Overlooking the deep blue waters of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik in Croatia offers culture, great food, shopping, beaches and a buzzing nightlife too, with the odd celeb spotting thrown in. Walking the Walls of the city is a must-do and best done with a tour … Continue reading Why Dubrovnik is the go-to destination
Hvar, a tiny island off the coast of Croatia, is rapidly becoming the new Ibiza! With its cobbled streets, sun-soaked beaches and coves, buzzing nightlife and harbour with fancy yachts idling – what more could you want for a quick break only two hours from London and a short ferry ride from the old town of Split. First on our party list was the Hula … Continue reading Island of hedonism
I was lucky to visit Athens in June this year, a perfect time before the scorching heat of summer set in. Our first stop was the Acropolis and Parthenon. This breathtaking ancient citadel transports back you in time to 5BC – perched on top of a rocky hill, we made our way up on foot. The view from here is majestic over the city of … Continue reading Athens’ nightlife amidst the ruins
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