48 hours in Istanbul, Turkey

I spent 48 hours in Istanbul during a work trip. It is a vibrant city, loads of colours, noise and craziness. I stayed in Ortakoy, it’s a lovely area near the Bosphorus. On the weekend, during the day it’s lively with markets and at night its the same. Two things to keep in mind, firstly…

Surreal Santorini, Greece

The definition of heaven on earth is Santorini… This is where I want to retire. If you are single, in a relationship, married, widowed you will find peace and happiness in this place. I went the end of september and the weather was still so amazing. Everyday sun, no clouds, no rain. Happiness lives everywhere…

Blinded by beauty, Barcelona, Spain

In april 2012, i headed to barcelona. It was warmish and the sun was shining, but definitely wasn’t sun bathing weather. I loved Barcelona, it encompasses everything I love, good food, good drinks, sun and beach. I stayed in La Barceloneta, which is a local neighbourhood right on the beach in the heart of Barcelona…

Mussles in Bruxelles, Belgium

I hit 2012 off with a trip to Brussels, in Belgium… I am a fan of mussels so I was excited to see what all the hype was about. The biggest thing I remember around the trip is the warnings of muggings and pick pocketing. In the weeks leading up to my departure, everyone was…