Catching the sun in Kyrenia
As the Summer sighs its last and the days begin to shorten, it's natural to get a little bit glum. Winter is on its way, leaves are turning, you begin to notice that more people are wearing jackets, pedestrians scuttle to nearby taxis rather than walk -  and it's increasingly difficult to justify wearing flip flops! I actually do like autumn in London a lot - but if you still haven't had enough of summer, here is a suggestion for you - go to Cyprus!… (12 comments)

In the footsteps of Mozart – Salzburg part I
Regarded as a musical genius, and most certainly one of the world’s most influential musicians and composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a true son of Salzburg. As you might have read in my previous post, Frenchie and I were staying at the beautiful Schloss Leopoldskron . We had two days in Salzburg before moving on to Berchtesgarden and that was actually enough to explore this wonderful baroque city following the footsteps of its most famous son and gain insights into fascinating history… (8 comments)

Exploring France’s basque country – Biarritz part I
I have a confession to make! I have cheated! I have cheated on my beloved city London, because I fell... I fell head over heels in love with a beautiful and elegant seaside town on southwestern France’s Basque coast. The town is called Biarritz! You might have heard about it, and if not - now is the time! (Warning - you might get tempted to cheat too!) … (4 comments)

Bonjour, Bordeaux!
This weekend Frenchie and I went to Bordeaux! In spite of having a massive cold, I was really excited to go. I'm quite a Francophile! I mean... what's not to love? The food is amazing, the wine is out of this world, the language is the most beautiful in the world - and the men are... (well, Im living with one, so you know what I mean!) … (6 comments)