Tag: Greece

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The joys of 2015: the experiences that made my year

Travel adventures abounded for me in 2015. Yes, I know how fortunate I am. It was a year full of amazing journeys, discovering new countries and revisiting old ones on three continents. Here are some of my favourite bits. March My Blue Train odyssey It’s always been my dream to experience one of the world’s […]

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A magical journey from Rhodes to Marmaris

I love travelling the globe and am lucky enough to have visited many stunning destinations. I was very excited to be heading for Rhodes in Greece to embark on my Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage around Greece and Turkey. Travel can come with its downsides though. Like being delayed 17 hours at Gatwick Airport! This involved eight hours sitting […]

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Sailing delight in Greece and Turkey

This September I boarded a beautiful Turkish gulet, the Muhtesem A, for a week of heaven in the Mediterranean. For someone who’s pretty well travelled, I’ve discovered the beauty of Greece and Turkey late in my travelling life so I’m soaking up every moment of these wonderful countries – trying to make up for lost time, […]

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A Greek island paradise

I visited the beautiful Greek island of Santorini as one of the stops on my Crystal Cruise a couple of years ago and although I wrote about Fira (the main town) then, for some inexplicable reason I’ve never got round to posting it here. So, better late than never, here’s the story of a fabulous Greek town […]

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Celebrate the wonder of herbs

Herbs make all the difference, they are a simple way to add flavour to dishes and enhance the taste of other ingredients. Dried herbs are perfect to use all year round – the must-have store-cupboard ingredient, ensuring a world of choice when you’re cooking. And they also have a wide range of medicinal benefits which is a bonus! Taste […]

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Let’s drink…Tasty Greek Mountain Tea from Urbangrains

Last year I visited Greece for the first time (I know, very remiss of me!) and fell totally in love with everything Greek. The magical light, the dazzling blue-and-whiteness, the welcoming people, the breathtaking scenery and the delicious food. And that’s just to get started. Travel certainly increases my thirst for knowledge, instead of answering my questions […]