Afternoon tea at the Chewton Glen

Afternoon tea at the Chewton Glen

You know how often times when you think of a country, you immediately have a mental image that pops into your mind? It can be a place, a dish, an architectural style, an activity. Well, for me 5 o’clock tea is definitely one of the…

Sandbanks, the poshest place in Dorset

Sandbanks, the poshest place in Dorset

Sandbanks is a small peninsula on the Western end of the 11 km long Bournemouth beach. With a beautiful sandy beach on one side and an impressive harbour on the other, Sandbanks has the fourth highest land value in the world and is apparently a…

Are there dinosaurs on the Jurassic Coast?

Are there dinosaurs on the Jurassic Coast?

Nowadays, not really. But there might have been some millions of years ago, along with other creatures whose fossilized remains tell the story of about 185 million years of geological history encompassed in this 145 km stretch of coast. Included in the UNESCO World Heritage…

Dreamy afternoon in Christchurch

Dreamy afternoon in Christchurch

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by the charm of a place that you just started crying? Well, I sure have today in the beautiful little town of Christchurch! (Granted, it has happened before in the past, in Athens, but that was over 10 years…