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”

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Coffee tips for Santa Margherita Ligure

Something a little different for my blog, an infographic. Since moving to the Italian Riviera’s Santa Margherita it strikes me that whilst there is a plethora of cafes wherever you go in Italy. More often than not it is difficult to choose one from the bunch.

After living in Santa Margherita we have tried many cafe’s coffee – often once, twice, three times a day! Continue reading “Coffee tips for Santa Margherita Ligure”

Koh Klang: An ambience of tranquility

Far from the rush of modern life I found myself immersed in the tranquil ambience of isolation. Koh Klang only a stones through from Thailand’s Krabi, but a million miles from its hectic tourist culture.

Splitting the view: half real, half reflection

Koh Klang
Koh Klang

A beautiful sunrise in Koh Klang Thailand. Fifty per cent reality, fifty per cent reflection.