What’s this blogger got that the others don’t have? A house in Mykonos! And we still have availability this season from the end of August through September. In February I posted Exclusive: Mykonos Villa in Agios Ioannis, offering all Miss Portmanteau readers a unique opportunity to book our Mykonos summer home for the 2017 season. There…

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Activities, such as trekking, rafting, or rock climbing are great fun on holiday. In a previous post Top 5 Things to Do in Mendoza I recommend spending at least a day doing an activity. Past holidays I’ve quad-biked over the Egyptian desert. Swum with huge sea turtles in Barbados. Jumped off a mountain in Rio de Janeiro and…

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Barbados is the perfect Caribbean island for escaping the winter because it has Cobbler’s Cove, one of my favourite boutique hotels also boasting the best restaurant on the island. I first came in 2012 and couldn’t wait to get back in 2015 and now to go again in 2018. Here’s why I recommend the island and the…

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Packing Checklist Mykonos is a place of extremes. The sun is hot, the wind and nights are cool. Local boutiques and souvenir stores sit alongside Louis Vuitton and Chanel shops. Some beaches are empty and quiet while others are throwing the party of your life. If you’re wondering how the hell you pack for such a…

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