Category Archives: Islands

The Monk and the Merchant Walk on the Isle of Wight

The Monk and the Merchant Walk on the Isle of Wight

About The Monk and the Merchant Walk The Monk and the Merchant Walk begins on the southern coast of the Isle of Wight. This is a beautiful walk with lots of history and breathtaking panoramic views. We started this walk at the Blackgang viewpoint car park. You can find a map for the start of… Continue Reading

Île Saint-Honorat Trip From Cannes French Riviera

Île Saint-Honorat Trip From Cannes French Riviera

Trip to Île Saint-Honorat, French Riviera The entire group we were with took a day trip to the Île Saint-Honorat, a mile off shore from the town of Cannes (see map here). We took a short boat ride there from Cannes (about fifteen minutes and cost us 15 Euro return) which we enjoyed since there were lots… Continue Reading

Emerald Isle, NC Beach Holiday

Emerald Isle, NC Beach Holiday

Emerald Isle NC – One of My Favourite Places Emerald Isle in North Carolina holds a special place in my heart since I have been coming here since a very young age. My memories are filled with warm summer days, beach BBQs and collecting shells hidden in the sand. Emerald Isle has large wide beaches… Continue Reading

Compton Bay Beach Isle of Wight UK

Compton Bay Beach Isle of Wight UK

Visiting Compton Bay Beach on the Isle of Wight Compton Beach is a bay on the south-west part of the Isle of Wight (see map). We often come here throughout the year for walks along the beach or along the high cliff. This beach offers 2 miles of golden sands, sandstone and chalk cliffs in… Continue Reading

Fira Santorini Greece Day Trip

Fira Santorini Greece Day Trip

A Day in Fira Santorini Greece We arrived at Fira Santorini Greece in July while on a cruise of the Mediterranean. We took a small boat from the ship and arrived at the port in Fira. Upon arrival to the port, there is a steep cliff side we had to ascend to get to the… Continue Reading

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