Our honeymoon – a country escape with Artist Residence

Four poster bed made from driftwood

We were never going to be ‘two weeks in the maldives’ kind of people.

Instead of going away away, we fancied just a couple of nights somewhere fancy and closer to home.

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Lindos travel guide – part 1

We’ve just got back from the most wonderful week in Lindos, so I thought I would share what we got up to as well as some travel inspo if you’re looking for your next holiday.

Lindos is a village on the east coast of Rhodes. It’s all about pretty white houses, endless sun and fried feta (just me?).

The ‘brochure shot’ is its clifftop acropolis towering over Lindos bay. What a beauty.

I’ve got lots to say so I’m going to split this into more than one post. First up, Lindos itself – the village, the acropolis and our hotel.

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72 hours in Madrid

Madrid can feel a little overwhelming at times – particularly if, like most people, you’re only there for a few days. But it’s a laid-back place where you can experience a little bit of everything a Spanish city has to offer. Here are my picks of the best ways to experience Madrid like a true Madrileño.

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Eating out in Valencia

Eating in Valencia is a delight, and you can get a decent meal for two with a drink for 40 euros. Of course you can spend a lot more too, but the cheap price of wine really helps to keep the cost down.

Unlike lots of places I’ve visited where you’ve really needed a guide book to find good food, there are decent looking restaurants down almost every side street. Here are some places we enjoyed.

Sagardi


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Five favourites

This was supposed to be five favourites from August, but since we’re halfway through September now (how?!), let’s just call it five favourites. Here’s what I’ve been enjoying…

Learning Spanish

I’ve been meaning to do a full post on this, but I’ve been loving getting back into Spanish. I studied it at school and now I’m having lessons again. A great excuse for lots of holidays, right? And a great excuse to post pictures of gorgeous blue skies and beautiful clear seas, like this one from our holiday to Mallorca a couple of years ago.

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