Our favourite places in India – Panjim, Goa

By Debbie Kindness | March 17, 2013

.Panaji, or Panjim is the capital of the small state of Goa, and was a Portuguese colony up until 1961. During the Portuguese rule, the main capital was Old Goa, 10km further inland, which is now a World Heritage Site filled with churches and cathedrals. Due to repeated flooding and cholera and malaria epidemics, the Portuguese Viceroy in 1843 shifted

Cinque Terre – Incredible Italy

By Debbie Kindness | April 5, 2012

Days 7 & 8 – Cinque Terre – MonterossoThe Cinque Terre, or 5 lands, is a stunning series of villages hugging the rugged cliffs overlooking the ocean on the Italian Riveria, the west coast in Luguria. The ‘Five Lands’ is composed of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages and the surrounding hillsides are all