Read on for the great Greek book giveaway! Two British journalists decide to leave Scotland for Greece, with dog in tow. Just as the economic crisis hits hard. The challenging first year of the adventure, living in a remote hillside village, became a highly entertaining book, Things Can Only Get Feta (Bene Factum Publishing), whereContinue reading “Things Can Only Get Feta”
Red Sand Sunrise by Fiona McArthur is a medical romance drama set in the harsh beauty of the Australian outback. After finishing her book, Fiona went to Tuscany for a writer’s workshop and is full of praise for the learning (and cultural) experience.
Gorgeous Greece expects another bumper season for tourism in 2014, with sporadic civil unrest unlikely to affect visitor numbers. Greece has a long and colourful history of protests and strikes, but these have become progressively fewer over the past 12 months. The pictures of violent protests in international media from downtown Athens understandably make travellersContinue reading “Greek tourism 2014 set to sizzle”
WHAT: Delicious Days in Paris by Jane Paech, published by Lantern, an imprint of Penguin Books, $A35. It comprises 14 walking tours to explore the city’s food and culture and where to buy the best goodies. Each chapter is named according to Jane’s favourite foods and drinks – for example Chapter 4 is called Mousse auContinue reading “Aussie girl’s guide to Delicious Days in Paris”
How to find the best bread in France – get up early and join the line at a boulangerie. Don’t forget weekly markets have brilliant artisan breads too.
Greek food prices have dropped since the country buckled at the knees from the economic crisis. Here’s my list of the tastiest, best cheap eats in Greece.
This is how travel tests you. It challenges courage, resilience, tolerance and mocks your comfort zones. Which is a good thing.
Artist Julian Merrow-Smith runs inspiring week-long painting workshops in his divine corner of Provence. Artists come from as far away as Australia and New Zealand. Here’s the lowdown.
10 reasons to visit Greece in the off season. It’s uncrowded, prices are cheaper, and the sun still shines.
Naples A Way of Love by Carla Coulson and Lisa Clifford reveals the real Naples. This heartwarming book makes me dance with joy… and look at flights to Italy.