Sailing The Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy

The Aeolian Islands have been on my bucket list for years. When I saw Yacht Getaways announce their new Aeolian Islands route earlier this year, I signed up instantly and convinced a few friends to come along for the ride. Yacht Getways provide crewed yachts that sail around some of the most beautiful areas in … Continue Reading


UPDATED: THE BOAT IS NOW FULL. As you all know, I am a massive sailing fan. You will find me every summer sailing around the Mediterranean at least once! I’ve sailed Croatia twice, Greece twice and Turkey twice. This year, I’ve rented a luxury catamaran that sleeps 8 people to sail around the Aeolian Islands … Continue Reading

6 Reasons Why I love Sailing with Yacht Getaways

If you’ve already read one of my posts about sailing in Greece or Turkey, you will know that I’m a self confessed sailing addict. The sun, the sea, the fresh air – it all agrees with me swimmingly. A misconstrued idea is that I actually can sail. The truth is, I have not one clue where to begin … Continue Reading

How to Pack for a Sailing Holiday

Sailing into the sunset for a week of sunshine and swimming is one of my favourite ways to travel. I’ve sailed Croatia, Turkey and most recently Greece. With my fith sailing trip right around the corner, I’m getting pretty good at packing for these types of holidays. Sometimes the simple things that are most obvious – … Continue Reading

How to Rent Your Own Yacht and Sail Around the Greek Islands

You would probably know by now that I’m a bit of a summer baby. Naturally, as an Australian, you can find me gravitating towards the warmer countries throughout the year. Knowing my love for the water and long summer days, I started to organise a fun summer trip to kick off the European summer. I’d … Continue Reading

Sailing with Busabout in Turkey

With my recent relocation from sunny Bondi beach Australia to London, I knew I wouldn’t make it through the UK winter without a quick summer’s break. Being a water baby at heart, I’ve been lucky enough to spend most of my life either living at the beach or no longer than 15 minutes from the … Continue Reading