Month: June 2019

Leaving the marina for good

Marina di Ragusa to Portapalo We had an interesting few days before setting off on our first proper sail just Adam and I. Feel free to laugh at our mishaps in my last post. Or if you want a more uplifting story then read on! Everything was finally sorted...
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Things to do in Lixouri, Kephalonia

Opposite the Kephalonian capital of Argostoli but far less well known than many Kephalonia hotspots, Lixouri really shouldn’t be ignored. We didn’t expect much from this little sea front town, but the laid back feel coupled with stretches of pretty much private beaches made this a highlight of our...
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TEPAI cruising tax-how to pay online

A step by step guide to paying your TEPAI cruising tax online Since the Greeks confirmed the new TEPAI cruising tax was in force there has been endless confusion about the process (us included)! We know many people who have managed to navigate the system with no problem at...
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The ups and downs of boat maintenance

When you say to someone you’re quitting work to sail the world they turn green with envy. I am pretty sure they imagine turquoise waters, beach BBQs and cocktails on the deck. Luckily, Adam and I had already had a big dose of the reality of owning a boat...
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Siurana in Spain: Visiting Catalonia’s most beautiful village.

Perched high on a mountain summit, with views from every corner, lies the incredibly picturesque village of Siurana in Spain.  Not only is this village located in arms reach of some of the best climbing and trekking grounds in Spain, it is also steeped in history and a mecca...
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