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Written by Ruth Murdoch | May 2018 | Greece Links to Other Blogs Relating to Greece: Amazing Meteora - "Suspended in the Air" | Diros Caves | Methoni Castle Greece | Monemvasia the Magnificent | Pylos (The Ferocity of Mother Nature) | Fabulous Mani Spirit in...read more
Driving in Italy can be fun and it can be a little bit challenging at times... Today is one of those days that will stick in the memory and be a talking point, as well as a show and tell opportunity, for many years to come. Why? Because it was the day we took the...read more
by Alan Gow | April 2018 | Sicily, Italy Seven hundred and fifty metres above sea level, atop the mountain of San Giuliano and overlooking the city of Trapani sits the medieval town of Erice, or as it is pronounced in Sicily, “Air-reach-ay”. For nearly 3,000 years...read more
by Ruth Murdoch | April 2018 | Sicily, Italy Why would someone dine at a fancy Two Star Michelin Restaurant when they can cook great food themselves? Reaching deep into my purse and parting with hard earned cash just to fill ones stomach for an evening doesn’t sit...read more
Easter's Good Friday started with the Gow/Murdoch family tradition of a cuppa tea in bed with a Lindt Chocolate Bunny to scoff. We decided it’s too long to wait until Easter Sunday to start eating chocolate, so we start on Friday and make it a four day event. We...read more
Meteora is one of those places in Greece that simply takes your breath away. We were told that we had to visit this place and it did not disappoint. The road to the area was unexpectedly long and wound through some semi-alpine areas with extensive snow on the ground...read more
When travelling for an extended period around such an amazing place as Greece, which has plenty to offer, you are often seeing sights and places every day that bring the word ‘WOW’ to your lips. Occasionally however, you happen upon a place where “wow”, even spelt in...read more
Alan Gow Checked Out the hidden secrets of managing Schengen time restraints 8 March 2018 Don't Let Schengen Ruin Your European Holiday of a Lifetime If you are contemplating an extended holiday (more than three months) around Europe then you may want to keep reading....read more
Go to Caves of Diros they said. It’s un-miss-able! So we did…. And... They were right! Located down near the southernmost tip of the Mani Peninsula on the Peloponnese, it was inevitable that as we tracked our way around the coast, we would eventually come across...read more
Alan Gow Checked Out in the Mani Peninsula in Greece 6 February 2018 Soon after leaving Kalamata, we entered the land of the Maniots, the traditional inhabitants of Mani, which is the centremost of the three peninsulas which make up the southern part of the...read more
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