Month: May 2019

‘Crew’sing to Greece-our first experience as crew

As most of you know, Adam and I jumped in feet first when we bought our sailboat Hot Chocolate. Sailing was always a dream, and as is all too often the case, it had stayed a dream. Until, that is, we had a mid life crisis and decided that...
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Ragusa Ibla, Sicily’s UNESCO world heritage site

Even in the rain, Ragusa Ibla, Sicily’s UNESCO world heritage site, is beautiful. We visited on a rainy afternoon, without high hopes. There was little information in our guide book, and from the few months we had been staying in Marina di Ragusa we had heard very few good...
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Watching sunset from the Turkish Steps, Sicily

Watching sunset from the Turkish Steps (Scala dei Turchi) in Sicily has to be one of the most breathtaking things to do on this incredible island. The blindingly white rock formation falls into the crystal clear blue sea like a huge set of steps and the views from all...
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Taking Hot Chocolate out for a spin

I’m a little late in writing this one up but I think it’s a story worth telling, and definitely a story I want to remember in years to come, so I’m going to have a go at getting it down on ‘paper’. As you all know, Adam and I...
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