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  • Not In The Greece Travel Guide: The Secret Ice Cream Shop In Paros

    Not In The Greece Travel Guide: The Secret Ice Cream Shop In Paros

    Jul 5, 2014 Greece

    Spending a few days on Paros, Greece provided enough time to get an overview of this Cycladic island. But we didn’t expect that the highlight of our visit would be a secret bakery in the middle of nowhere that dished up the most delicious ice cream. Find …

  • My Life Changing Experience On Sifnos, Greece

    My Life Changing Experience On Sifnos, Greece

    Jul 2, 2014 Greece

    Come with us as we explore Sifnos, the beautiful Cycladic island. From picturesque beaches to sky-high panoramas, this island has it all. But more than that, find out how it changed us in an unexpected way.

  • Your Friends Lied To You About Ios

    Your Friends Lied To You About Ios

    Jun 23, 2014 Greece

    Ios, Greece has a long-standing reputation for frivolity, parties and alcohol. But that isn’t the complete story and there is much more to this island than meets the eye. Find out more.

  • Visiting Athens, Greece: Flights, Hotels, Transport & Food

    Visiting Athens, Greece: Flights, Hotels, Transport & Food

    Jun 21, 2014 Greece

    Athens, capital city of Greece, is the birthplace of some of the world’s greatest eras of art, learning and philosophy. If you’re thinking about visiting Athens, find out how we got there, accommodation tips, how we got around, what we ate and more.

  • Kythnos Is Not Santorini (But That’s What Makes It Awesome)

    Kythnos Is Not Santorini (But That’s What Makes It Awesome)

    Jun 17, 2014 Greece

    Kythnos is a relaxing Greek island with around 100km of coastline, and more than 70 beaches, many inaccessible by road. It is not slathered with tourists like Santorini. It's a completely different experience. And, like me, you may lose a piece of your he…

  • Who Can Resist a Hotel With Free Chocolate Hour?

    Who Can Resist a Hotel With Free Chocolate Hour?

    Dec 15, 2013 United Arab Emirates

    One afternoon we stumbled into our family hotel at Movenpick weary and tired from a day full of adventure. At first my eyes were deceiving me as I gazed upon the oasis of multiple levels of flowing milk chocolate. Then I spotted the sticks with strawberri…

  • Our Almost Christmas In Prague

    Our Almost Christmas In Prague

    Dec 13, 2013 Czech Republic

    We have heard tons about Christmas in Prague and while we had already made plans for our 2013 Christmas we wanted to still have a family travel “Christmas” in the Czech Republic while we were there. Check out the Christmassy side of Prague.

  • Charming Irish Cottage Retreat With Just A Few Clicks

    Charming Irish Cottage Retreat With Just A Few Clicks

    Nov 11, 2013 Ireland

    For 10 nights we had been moving consistently around Ireland. From East to West, West to South, South to North and then we finally found ourselves heading back to Galway. Thankfully we found ourselves in the middle of the Irish countryside in a sweet litt…

  • Traditional Irish Hospitality at Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin

    Traditional Irish Hospitality at Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin

    Oct 30, 2013 Ireland

    As soon as the plane touched down on the tarmac in Dublin, the sense of anticipation started growing. We were going to our first travel blogging conference, TBEX, and also exploring a country we had wanted to visit for a very long time. And we had found t…

  • On Top of the World at Hotel Margherita, Praiano

    On Top of the World at Hotel Margherita, Praiano

    Oct 16, 2013 Italy

    It required a bit of courage, a touch of daredevil and a dash of insanity. But finally we had driven through Positano and traversed the narrow road towards to the top of Praiano and reached our destination – Hotel Margherita.

  • We Found Little Britain In Oludeniz, Turkey

    We Found Little Britain In Oludeniz, Turkey

    Oct 8, 2013 Turkey

    If our previous stay in Alacati was the hidden gem that only locals know, then Oludeniz is the unhidden gem that all the British know about. I don’t think we’ve seen so many folks from the UK (outside Australia), than in this one town. Blimey!

  • 5 Things To Do With Kids In Antigua, Guatemala

    5 Things To Do With Kids In Antigua, Guatemala

    Sep 30, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    Guatemala is full of rich history and culture that adults will find astounding, but what about the kids? We spent a day walking the streets with our little Princess, but here are all the things she wished she could have done that day.

  • You Won’t Want To Miss One Sunrise at Taskonaklar, Cappadocia

    You Won’t Want To Miss One Sunrise at Taskonaklar, Cappadocia

    Sep 25, 2013 Turkey

    During our trip to Turkey, we had the pleasure of staying at the fabulous Taskonaklar Hotel for 3 nights, nestled in Ucister, the highest point in the region of Cappadocia. Home to dozens and dozens of hot air balloons silently floating in the clear sky a…

  • Turkey’s Cover Up: Where Is This One Town Only Locals Know About?

    Turkey’s Cover Up: Where Is This One Town Only Locals Know About?

    Sep 21, 2013 Turkey

    Nestled close to the Aegean cost in western Turkey is the small town of Alacati. Just 20 minutes east of Cesme and about an hour west of Izmir, it is perfectly positioned for beach and sunshine, as well as boundless in rich culture, endless shopping optio…

  • Tel Aviv: The Place to Stay & The Food To Eat

    Tel Aviv: The Place to Stay & The Food To Eat

    Aug 15, 2013 Israel

    It’s not very often you get a brand new hotel in the middle of all the action. Our friends at Tourist Israel gave us a great recommendation on a lovely new boutique hotel in Tel Aviv. And then Israeli Experts gave us the low down on where to eat. Check it…

  • Israeli Initiation: What To Eat, Do & Wear

    Israeli Initiation: What To Eat, Do & Wear

    Jul 16, 2013 Israel

    Our introduction to Israel. Where we stayed, what we drove, what we ate & a few minor details, like bacon, sleeveless tops and shop-free-zone Saturday.

  • Easing into the Big Easy

    Easing into the Big Easy

    Jun 5, 2013 South, USA

    Flying from Puerto Rico to Atlanta, then to New Orleans. Our accommodation, how we got around, what we ate and what we wanted to do. Get the low down on the Big Easy.

  • Waterslide Fun at San Juan Marriott Resort & Our Surprising Visit to Chuck E Cheese

    Waterslide Fun at San Juan Marriott Resort & Our Surprising Visit to Chuck E Cheese

    May 22, 2013 Puerto Rico

    Hotels that cater to children are a vacationer's dream and San Juan Marriott resort will sure live up to that standard. But can Chuck E Cheese?

  • Unveiling the Beauty of Rincon, Puerto Rico

    Unveiling the Beauty of Rincon, Puerto Rico

    May 22, 2013 Puerto Rico

    Ten nights in the sleepy surfer town of Rincon. How we hired our rental car, visited the beaches and discovered the food.

  • Carefree Carnival Cruising in the Caribbean

    Carefree Carnival Cruising in the Caribbean

    Apr 25, 2013 The Caribbean

    Here is the full run down on how we spent our 7 days aboard the Carnival Valour visiting the Caribbean islands. Be warned it may bring copious amounts of jealousy.