Our introduction to Bali was the sleepy coastal town of Sanur. Our mornings started with a lovely buffet-style breakfast prepared by our Airbnb host Dewi. She’s very conscious about cooking healthy food that is still true to Indonesian/Balinese flavors. She varied the selection everyday and we always looked forward to her dishes. We chose to… Continue reading Sanur


Menorca 2017

Recently I took a quick break to my favourite little Spanish island. I love to travel and explore different places but sometimes I also love to just chill out and shut off the busy world for a bit. I first visited Menorca back in 2015 and instantly fell in love with this charming island. That… Continue reading Menorca 2017


Kefalonia, Greece – Day 2: Assos and Myrtos Beach

The guy at the rental car office told us his favourite place in the island was Assos so we decided to go there the next day. The itinerary for the day was Assos in the morning and Myrtos Beach in the afternoon. It was another tricky drive for the intrepid driver (Vittoria) and a very… Continue reading Kefalonia, Greece – Day 2: Assos and Myrtos Beach


Kefalonia, Greece – Day 1: Fiskardo, Alaties Bay (2016)

The drive from the small airport in the midwest part of the island to the northern tip (Fiskardo) was long and tricky. We had booked 4 nights in Tselendata, a small village a few minutes’ drive from Fiskardo. Even though locals told us that there was only one main road, we had to keep stopping… Continue reading Kefalonia, Greece – Day 1: Fiskardo, Alaties Bay (2016)



The days leading up to our Bohol trip were a bit frantic so I didn’t have much time to prepare. I didn’t have too many expectations; I was just glad to get away from the city. But after our three-day stay I must say I have fallen in love with Bohol. Our accommodations were almost… Continue reading Bohol

Life in Newcastle

Whitley Bay

Many of my Sundays have been spent along the beach at Whitley Bay.  I love walking from the Rendezvous Café up to St. Mary’s Lighthouse and back.  Sometimes I go past the café up to the Spanish City,  a Grade II listed building with a Renaissance-style frontage and a distinctive dome.  Whitley Bay beach is a popular… Continue reading Whitley Bay