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Greek Getaways

Greek Getaways

Swimming at sunset, swimming at sunrise, swimming on our own private beach. Washing back melitzanosalata, saganaki, grilled fish and greek salad with a swig of ouzo, watching local families dine at 10pm in the square of this little village near the port of Gytheio. Sometimes it’s the most unplanned, the most unexpected places that take … Continue reading

One Summer in Kosovo

One Summer in Kosovo

Most summers I end up at the beach. In New Zealand, I’ll end up at a small house by the sea. When I lived in Italy, it was the lakes up north, Lago Maggiore and Lago di Como. When I lived in Korea, I made a trip to Fukuoka, Japan, to be by the sea. … Continue reading

The Sights and Smells of Sarajevo

The Sights and Smells of Sarajevo

Sarajevo smells good. It smells like your neighbour’s house that you walk past every day on your way home from work, which makes your stomach rumble. It smells like warm burek, fresh from the oven. It smells like strong Bosnian coffee. It smells like double apple shisha. It smells of the smoke from your freshly … Continue reading