Missing in Santorini

No, it’s not me or anybody I know that was missing in Santorini. It was our pre-booked accomodation, not an airbnb – although you’ll find them on there – just your regular run-of-the-mill holiday apartment. But now that we’ve established it, that is what was missing, our apartment. Continue reading “Missing in Santorini”

A soggiorno in a Sicilian satellite city

Italy is known for its northern wonders, perhaps more so than its southern wonders. The tourists flock to the northern attractions and often miss the south entirely. And even then, those that venture south only happen by the star attractions missing much of the south.

It is true that the south – and I’m talking the very south, Sicily – can be more difficult to tackle as a tourist than her northern counterparts. But your efforts will be repaid in a rich cultural experience. Continue reading “A soggiorno in a Sicilian satellite city”

Green spaces amongst the Tuscan colours

After months in a city like Florence a person can start to miss the colour green. Until you realise that she has her own green spaces, this one is park cascine only a stone’s throw from the city centre.

Resilience of spirit

A woman in traditional dress in Cusco, hardened by circumstance but resilient nonetheless.