Monthly Archives: May 2016

Cruising to Corfu: Italy – Greece – Corfu by ferry

After our restful and scenic journey down the east coast of Italy, it was a hop, skip and a 10 minute taxi ride to the port at Bari. From there we would be cruising to Corfu in no time. Or … Continue reading

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Zen and the art of long-distance European train travel

After blowing every last iota of potential misfortune and train travel trauma on the “worst night ever” aboard the Thello overnight sleeper from Paris to Milan, the next leg of the journey was bound to be a breeze. And indeed … Continue reading

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Sleepless in a sleeper: Paris to Milan by train

I’d love to say we found the next leg of our ‘Corfu & Italy by train’ voyage to be relaxing and enjoyable, but frankly I’d be lying. After an easy-as-pie Eurostar start to our 45-hour low-impact train and ferry journey … Continue reading

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Going Green to Greece: our first family holiday

My body tingles with excitement as we await the departure of the 13.31 Eurostar train to Paris. We’re on the first leg of our five stage journey to the Greek island of Corfu: the place where Nathan and I fell … Continue reading

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Raw Raspberry Cheesecake Tartlets

This weekend I had the great pleasure of spending two days holed up in a cottage with ten fantastic women as part of my dear friend Ruth’s hen do. The sun was shining (mostly), the fizzy flowed freely and the … Continue reading

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