Month: April 2019

Our first few months living aboard a sailboat

About a month ago we finally made the dream of living aboard a sailboat become a reality. The journey from making the decision to leap, to actually leaping, seemed painstakingly long at times but as is always the case, I look back now with rose tinted glasses. Or perhaps...
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Valley of the temples, Sicily

When walking into Sicily’s most famous historical attraction, Valley of the Temples, you wouldn’t be blamed for thinking you had stumbled upon the film set of a historical drama. Gigantic Greek columns rise dramatically from the rugged, windswept backdrops, making tourists feel as though they have stepped back in...
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Hot Chocolate, our Kadey Krogen 38

I’m sure you’re all bored of hearing me rabbit on so I thought I’d let Hot Chocolate, our Kadey Krogen 38, take centre stage with some pics of her in her current state! There’s a lot we want to do to make her more homely, but if we start...
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The best ever hot chocolate recipe for sailing!

There is nothing that will pick up cold, damp spirits more than a rich, indulgent cup of hot chocolate while sailing, so I’m posting my fail proof hot chocolate recipe for sailing. On SV Hot Chocolate we know better than most how that warm, rich pudding in a mug...
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Visiting Syracuse’s archaeological park

Syracuse’s archaeological park Visiting Syracuse’s archaeological park is a must do when in Sicily. Just a five minute drive, or a half hour walk from the beautiful Ortygia lies Syracuse’s stunning ancient archaeological park and a visit here is well worth a few hours of your day. We visited...
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