Mykonos and the Island of Delos

Mykonos and the Island of Delos

Mykonos is one of those places that I had wanted to visit for years. I could spend hours browsing Pinterest photos of the blue waters surrounding the island, perfectly harmonising with the white and blue architecture. Sadly, this was our shortest excursion days and because of the weather the option to spend the day at a […]

History and Glamour: Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri

History and Glamour: Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri

  Our next stop on our Eastern Mediterranean adventure is a triple threat: Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri.  It was always hard to choose which excursion to go on, but this outing was particularly difficult. You had the option to skip Pompeii altogether, spending the full day in Sorrento and Capri. Alternatively you could see both the archaeological site […]

Castel Gandolfo & the Roman Countryside

Castel Gandolfo & the Roman Countryside

Rome is a city that will always be in my heart. It is, in my humble opinion, the most beautiful city in the world. I’ve been lucky enough to travel there a few times in my life. However, when we docked in Civitavecchia, the nearest port to Rome, with the option to spend the day […]

Old World Charm: Exploring Florence and Pisa

Old World Charm: Exploring Florence and Pisa

In 2014 I had the opportunity to travel to some of the most beautiful cities across the Eastern Mediterranean. For my master’s degree graduation gift my mom took me on a cruise with my aunt and 4 of her closest friends (hence known as my “Cruisin’ Ladies”- who will, in fact, be going on another cruise […]

Glorious Greece: Crete

Glorious Greece: Crete

Agios Nikolaos is truly a magical place.  It was the first real ‘couple’s vacation’ Tim and I went on back in 2013.  We stayed at the Blue Marine hotel (http://bluemarinehotel.gr), which was both all-inclusive and right on the beach. It was, however, a fair distance from the airport.  We opted for bus travel, which was included […]