Paraty is a beautiful and very well preserved colonial town backed by a stunning mountain range on Brazil's Costa Verde. With quaint, cobblestone streets (more like boulders actually!) and white 17th-18th century buildings with colourful windows and doors, it is a photographer's paradise. Paraty got on the map mainly because of the Brazilian Gold Rush… Continue reading Exploring Paraty, Brazil
I've been wanting to go to Croatia for a while now (before the Game of Thrones hype believe it or not!) and 2017 was the year it finally happened. With its dramatic, mountainous scenery coupled with mesmerisingly clear, turquoise waters, all I can say is I'm not surprised that the Croatia travel industry is booming! The… Continue reading Croatia Travel Diary – Split
Como town is at the base of Lake Como and most likely the place that you will arrive to explore the lake. It is well connected with trains from Milan and is a lot more buzzing than the smaller towns and hamlets along the lake. This is both a positive and negative, depending on what… Continue reading Como to Milan
Welcome back to Part 2 of my Cuba travel posts! Picking up from where I left off, the tour continues, moving from the North Western tip of Cuba towards the East, with the final stop on this leg of the journey being Trinidad. But first, we stopped for a quick walking tour around the French… Continue reading Cuba Adventures – Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Santa Clara
Sunny days are always the best days to visit Notting Hill. That's when all the colourful, small houses brighten up, adding to the villagey vibe of the area. With its many cafes, restaurants and shops, it really is the perfect place to spend a morning or afternoon. Despite it now having a reputation for being a… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Notting Hill
This weekend, we headed to the Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick. It was also Chinese New Year so perfect timing! For those of your wondering, the Magical Lantern Festival showcases a collection of illuminated, colourful outdoor lanterns in literally all shapes and sizes. This year’s theme is: ‘Explore The Silk Road', with lanterns representing the significance of… Continue reading Magical Lantern Festival
Naples is a bustling City on the southern coast of Italy. A little rough around the edges, it isn't like any other Italian City I've been to - for instance, Naples isn't the cleanest of cities and has a serious rubbish collection problem which doesn't seem like it will change anytime soon. Having said that, it's not as… Continue reading Pizza in Napoli!