Mediterranean

Hotel Vistabella - Roses Spain

Hotel Vistabella: Coming up pretty in Roses, Spain

By Janice and George | November 16, 2017

When it comes to beautiful boutique hotels in the Mediterranean – ones with lots of blue and white that get their inspiration from the sea – Hotel Vistabella is hard to beat.

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Cadaques photos

Cadaques Photos: You’ll want to visit this beautiful Dali town

By Janice and George | October 19, 2017

No wonder Cadaques inspired surrealist painter Salvador Dali! Take a peek at these photos of Cadaques, one of the sweetest towns on Spain’s Costa Brava.

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You’ll love these 2 peachy Mykonos hotels on the beach!

By Janice and George | July 20, 2017

Close to Mykonos town’s colorful tavernas? Check. With character and charm? Check. These two peachy beach hotels on Mykonos fit the bill.

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St. Nicolas Bay Crete

St. Nicolas Bay Resort: Chilling at one of the best hotels in Crete

By Janice and George | June 2, 2015

After exploring many of Greece’s archaeological sites, chilling out at St. Nicolas Bay Resort, one of the best hotels in Crete, was the travel prescription we needed.

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Voyages to Antiquity cruise in the Aegean

By Janice and George | March 24, 2015

The tiny medieval island of Monemvasia is just one reason we chose this off-the-beaten-path Voyages to Antiquity cruise in the Aegean.

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Sumahan on the Water

Istanbul’s Sumahan on the Water: A converted Ottoman distillery

By Janice and George | February 23, 2015

Leave the bustle of Istanbul behind when you stay at Sumahan on the Water, a former 19th century Ottoman distillery across the Bosphorus. Chic and restful!

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boutique hotels in rhodes

Getting drenched! And 3 boutique hotels in Rhodes we like

By Janice and George | February 16, 2015

Like drenched cats, with wet suitcases and a wicked wind blowing, we huddle under a canopy, not knowing where to find our hotel on this Greek island.

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top yachting destinations

The 3 top yachting destinations

By Janice and George | February 2, 2015

Looking for pinch-me-I’m-dreaming scenery, historical heritage or grand adventure? Why not charter a yacht? One that would make Jack Sparrow drool with envy.

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Turkish hammams in Istanbul - Ritz-Carlton Istanbul

Ahhh… These Turkish hammams in Istanbul cleanse both body and soul

By Janice and George | January 26, 2015

Steam, scrub, soap suds and a silky massage. Ahhhh… Few bathing rituals are as decadent as a Turkish hammam experience.

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ruins ancient Philippi

Soaking up history at the ancient Philippi ruins

By Janice and George | December 5, 2014

History whispers around every corner at the ancient Philippi ruins. It was named after Philip of Macedonia, Alexander the Great’s father.

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Athens: Worth visiting for both its ancient treasures and modern delights

By Janice and George | November 3, 2014

Athens – the birthplace of democracy, western philosophy, and classical art and architecture. But though home to beautiful ruins and ancient treasures, it doesn’t live in the past.

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grace santorini

Where to stay in Santorini? Swoon over the pool at the Grace Santorini

By Janice and George | June 19, 2014

We swoon over hotels with swimming pools high above the sea and fab views. So when deciding where to stay in Santorini, we chose the Grace Santorini.

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Santorini donkeys

Hi, we’re Santorini donkeys. Welcome to our island!

By Janice and George | May 13, 2014

Hello there. We’re Santorini donkeys. Some people say we’re smelly and may nip you. And some say you shouldn’t ride us. Most visitors find our “donkey rides” terrifying and fun at the same time.

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Turkish Delight Part 2 – Why visit Bodrum?

By Janice and George | August 9, 2013

Why all the buzz about Bodrum? Boutique hotels, pretty villages, traditional culture. Yes, you must visit Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula; we loved it!

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