Mykonos to Delos: What You Need to Know Before You Visit

This tiny island was once the commercial, religious and cultural centre of Ancient Greece. Today, Delos is an unforgettable day trip from Mykonos you should not miss. Read on for top tips and everything you need to know in order to make the most of your visit.

Where To Find Paradise in Kefalonia, Greece

Kefalonia is paradise. Forested, secluded, exclusive. Compared to Mykonos, it’s so much quieter, bigger, cheaper.. but you should never compare the Ionian islands with the Aegean. It’s like salt and pepper, each has their own unique flavour.

Kiku: The Best Traditional Japanese Sushi in London?

London has every type of sushi you can think of. But where can one find the best traditional Japanese sushi? Something of an acquired taste for the typical western palate, I was not prepared for the difference when I first sat down at a real Japanese sushi counter in Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market…

Hypnos the Greek God of Sleep

  My husband, his father and I sit outside on the veranda of their Mykonos summer home, sipping ice-cold frappes and debating which beach to go to, when our rather jet-lagged family friend emerges. He has just woken up and takes up his seat at…

My Guide to Your First Time in Lisbon

  Let me introduce you to Lisbon, the city of light, the new capital of cool, and also my second home. I get asked about Portugal often since I’m half Portuguese and that’s where my family lives. But this is the first time I’ve translated…

My Love-Hate Relationship with Instagram

  I’m definitely not the only one with a love-hate relationship with Instagram. In so many ways, the platform is amazing, providing inspiration and opportunity to anybody with a smartphone. However, it’s also become a source of great frustration! Especially for micro-influencers. The constantly changing…

Where to Stay in Mykonos

  Open for Summer! Most shops, hotels and restaurants on the beautiful Cycladic island of Mykonos open from May and close at the end of October. July and August is peak season, when hotel rates may double. While the season’s bookend months of May and October are the…

The Real Story of My Wedding Day

Every wedding day has a story, here’s mine… A year ago I married the love of my life. It was a beautiful, picture-perfect wedding on the island of Mykonos. What could go wrong?

A Not So Solo Trip to Big Buddha, Hong Kong

A visit to see the Big Buddha on Lantau Island is an absolute must on every Hong Kong itinerary. Although I set off on a solo journey, I met a fellow a traveler along the way, who joined me on an excursion that involved three pints and three lanterns at the picturesque Tai O Fishing Village.

The Best Bars in Hong Kong

Like the Victoria Harbour light show, Hong Kong is happening every night. Here are my picks for the very best bars in Hong Kong!

Top Five Places to Eat in Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong is one of the top foodie capitals in the world, but the abundance of incredible food makes it hard for visitors to choose where to eat! Here are the top 5 places you need to know.

My Top Ten Luxury Travel Experiences 

Some people buy cars, I buy plane tickets and hotel rooms. This post is part of a monthly Travel Link Up where the topic is travel luxuries. From visiting “the beach” to staying in a $4 billion hotel, here are 10 of my best luxury travel moments.