We were met at the airport after a day of travel by our local guide from Siti’stanjungputing Tour - Desi. Desi got us ensconced in a local hotel (see below review about our experiences with the Grand Kecubung Hotel) and gave us a quick synopsis of our tour to begin the next day. Desi was… Continue reading Welcome to the wilds of Borneo!
Wonderful Indonesia! Denpasar!
Well here we are...travelling again! Flights are a mess, travel times are long and arduous and changes and cancellations are the way things are these post-COVID days! But, after numerous changes and a couple of cancellations we made it to Indonesia after 3 years of trying... We always plan carefully...but sometimes all the good planning… Continue reading Wonderful Indonesia! Denpasar!
What an absolutely beautiful spot! This was also a new stop for us this trip to Greece. And it was perfect… from the lovely rooms, to the friendly staff, to the fabulous food…and to top it off a beautiful beach for swimming and relaxing with the most fantastic sunsets! Could not have asked for more…and… Continue reading Aggelos Hotel
Efi’s House and Evia Beaches
We wandered around the back roads of Evia taking in all the beauty of the landscape and the beaches before we went to our accommodation - Efi's house! Easy access to the parking area and covered parking made this a great place to leave our car.Efi met us with the keys and took us to… Continue reading Efi’s House and Evia Beaches
Tokalis Boutique Hotel – and Family Winery
This lovely Hotel is right on the beach in Nea Anchialos, within a few meters of the Galaxy Restaurant. It has a roof top pool that has 180 degrees panoramic views of the entire area! The rooms are nice and the beds are comfy Greek style with relatively simple furnishings that is the quaint charm… Continue reading Tokalis Boutique Hotel – and Family Winery
Cabo Verde Hotel- The Boardwalk
Even though we arrived late we were greeted with smiles and a wonderful welcome! This is the true identity of Greece and her people…hospitality at its finest.As we settled in to our seaside room we opened the patio doors to the beautiful expanse of water of the Thermatic Gulf. A beautiful setting for a glass… Continue reading Cabo Verde Hotel- The Boardwalk
Club Raro Resort
Club Raro Resort is located right on the ocean, with a low lagoon right in front, and the main island town right next door. It is a lovely little spot and captured my fancy because rooms are facing the water, it offers breakfast, internet (a paid service as we found out), and management response time… Continue reading Club Raro Resort
Tsoutsouros – Zorba’s & Triton Hotel
As you are by now well aware, we come back to Greece every few years, so, we have 'favorite' places and we also have places that we say "feels-like-home"... well Tsoutsouros is one of those places and Zorba's restaurant is our feels-like-home place to eat when we stay at the Triton Hotel. Tsoutsouros is a… Continue reading Tsoutsouros – Zorba’s & Triton Hotel
Kalypso Cretan Village Resort and Spa
One of our favorite places, and one we return to every time we come to Greece, is the small town of Plakias. It has become a bit more crowded over the past few years and prices are also continuing to rise. Unfortunately, we decided not to stay right in the town this visit. So, we… Continue reading Kalypso Cretan Village Resort and Spa
Gigilos Hotel & Restaurant – Agia Roumeli
At the very bottom of the Samaria Gorge is a quaint little town that straddles the sea shore for about 1000 meters. It is not only small and intimate but very friendly. The ferry docks at the only dock and you drive right up the center of the cobble stone street to the only main… Continue reading Gigilos Hotel & Restaurant – Agia Roumeli