Mykonos, also known as the island of wind, and last summer was no exception. It was my first trip to Greece and I was imagining perfect weather, golden beaches and warm waters. Well two out of the three were not bad. Mother Nature had decided that she would send strong winds as well. However, it does make for a great photo this month as the waves crash up against the sea wall of Little Venice providing a new perspective to the famous windmills of Mykonos. Watch you step!
For a natural and unspoiled beach head south of Adelaide to Port Willunga. Golden white, soft sand that meets cool, blue sea lapping gently against the shore. A stretch of beach somewhat hidden away from the crowds is popular with families in summer. However, the beach is not the only drawcard. Perched on top of the hill is the Star of Greece restaurant, its name from the grain ship that tragically ran aground 200 metres off the coast. Continue reading “Where Beauty and Tragedy Meet”
A magical trip down memory lane. The following video was taken on my holiday to the popular Greek Island of Mykonos in July. Everytime I watch this video it takes me back to the great memories and friendships of my Greek summer. Continue reading “Summer Nights”
A quiet street, a moped zips by, chatter from the two older ladies on the balcony above – this is the other side of Mykonos waking up for another day. I sit in a cafe with a cappuccino, the coffee beans you can taste on the tip of your tongue, not burnt but roasted just right. It is a perfect time to sit outside and people watch as the town slowly comes to life. Continue reading “My Private Island”
I wanted to see a beautiful sunset. After I had heard so much about the amazing sunsets in Hawaii, I had to experience it for myself. Tempted and curious to find out if Hawaii truly had the best sunset on the planet I was not disappointed. It was true. The sunsets in Hawaii are beautiful and the most magical I have seen so far on my travel journey.
Continue reading “Hawaiian Summer Sunset”
Crisp cool breeze. Fresh salty air. Warm golden sand. Clear blue waters. Welcome to Manly Beach. Australia’s most popular surf beach is the destination for locals and tourists alike in summer. Continue reading “Manly Shores”
During the day Bondi is crowded with tourists and locals alike. However, when the sun goes down the social scene takes over. This week’s post is inspired by The Daily Post’s big night out. I have just returned from a trip to Sydney where I spent a relaxing and fun-filled week with friends and family. Continue reading “Bondi Nights”