Overlanding in Albania – Bari to Durrës

We weren’t sure what to expect in Albania. At the end of WWII, Albania became Europe’s equivalent to North Korea; a secretive, closed and isolationist country. Albania spent four decades under the iron grip of paranoid extremist ruler Enver Hoxha. As a communist state, Hoxha aligned Albania first with Russia, then with China, but brokeContinue reading “Overlanding in Albania – Bari to Durrës”

Matera: A Stroll Through Italy’s Stone Age City

I have discovered a new Pan Tone; Magenta di Matera. It relates to the colour of my face after scaling the Gravina gorge to the ancient City of Matera in a temperature of 28°C (83°F).

Magical Matera: Italy’s 9,000-Year-Old Cave City

Sometimes, a place you visit really gets into your heart. That happened to me in Hawai’i. There, they call it ‘aloha’.

Award for Dogs ‘n’ Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania

Jacqueline Lambert’s book Dogs ‘n’ Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania has received a Chill With A Book PREMIER Readers’ Award, which “is only honoured to books that receive exceptional high evaluations.” Described in one of many 5* Amazon reviews as ‘Armchair Travel Delight’, Dogs ‘n’ Dracula is Jacqueline’s third book in her AdventureContinue reading “Award for Dogs ‘n’ Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania”