A Two-Month Trip Through Europe With 10 Kids? Now That’s What I Call Adventure!

bus bluestone

  You, on the other hand, may call it madness. I could maybe, sort of, perhaps and at a push understand why. With little over five weeks left until our European travels begin, I am once again finding myself in the final throes of organisation and preparation for the event. Co-ordinating and packing for a… Read More

Unspoilt, unmissable, unforgettable Symi

Symi lovely Symi

  We spent the first night of our week long cruise with Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage anchored off the coast of Rhodes. The gentle rocking of the gulet resulted in a peaceful and refreshing night’s sleep despite the early morning wake-up call of the engines roaring into action.     We were setting off to the island… Read More

Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage: Meeting the Muhteşem A Gulet

mediterranean delights fitness voyage muhtesem a

    It was shortly after 9am that I left to find the cafe at which Ali would meet the new passengers for the week’s trip with Mediterranean Delights Fitness Voyage. Directions were somewhat lacking. I knew the name of the place – the Yacht Club Café – and that it was somewhere by the harbour.… Read More

I’m leaving on a jet plane…

mdf voyage

    …to spend a week sailing around the Greek islands on this. Without the kids. Earlier this year I was invited to spend a few days aboard a 16-passenger Turkish gulet as part of a select few to participate in a fitness retreat on the Mediterranean waters with MDF Voyage. Can you imagine how… Read More

Glyko Karpouzi (Greek Watermelon Spoon Sweet)

Glyko Karpouzi

      A measure of warm summer days can be made by the amount of watermelon our family consumes.  There is nothing as refreshing when the sun is shining!  Not wanting to waste more of it than we need to, we use the otherwise discarded rind to make this delicious Greek sweet. Spoon sweets… Read More