Monthly Archive:: February 2012

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How the Greek people spend their winters…

While I am working in the Sunvil UK office over the winter months, my thoughts keep returning to the lovely Ionian Islands on the west coast of Greece. This is because I am lucky enough to be the Sunvil and GIC – The Villa Collection local representative

Dog sledding in Swedish Lapland

February 2012 I have always been a little nervous of dog sledding; I have visions of the dogs taking control and rushing off in the direction they want to go rather than where I want them to take me. In fact, the hardest part of it is

Exploring the wine villages of Cyprus

Cyprus may not be the first country to spring to mind when thinking about the world’s great wine regions, yet the production of wine on this Mediterranean island has a longer history than almost anywhere else in the world. Recent archaeological discoveries suggest the presence of vineyards

Tromso – for the Northern Lights and so much more

2012 is proving a popular year to try and get a sighting of the Northern Lights. We are entering a period of increasing solar activity, which in simple speak means that the chance of seeing the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) is better now than it has been

A Brief Guide to Thassos

Thassos manages to combine all of the main ingredients of a typical Greek island (great beaches, charming villages, rich history, delicious food) despite its small size. Yet even with its obvious attractions it has retained a charm that has visitors returning year after year to its sunny