Roman Ruins; Nora Archaeological Site. Pula, Sardinia

Nora  is an ancient Roman and pre-Roman town which sits on the jutting peninsula of Pula in southern Sardinia.  The area was originally Phoenician; a flourishing sea route ran between Carthage and Sardinia. There were  two protected harbours on each side of the peninsula – part of each is still visible. Following the conquest of Sardinia

So you want a beach holiday? 10 reasons to choose Villasimius, Sardinia.

Looking for a beach holiday? Villasimius is your place to go! Villasimius sits on the far southern coast of Sardinia in Italy.  It’s Italy’s second largest island (and the second largest island in the Med too) but it’s closest neighbour is Corsica (France) which is just a short boat trip away. Sardinia has 2,000km of

Our first night in Villasimius & a sunset from Timi Ama

After being cooped up on the plane for two and a half hours and then a subsequent three hours in the airport waiting for our bags and trying to sort out all the problems we had with our French bank cards (GRRrrr) and thus Hertz… (a long story but we’d never recommend BNP), we found

La Spiaggia di Notteri, Villasimius, Sardinia

We originally went chasing flamingos at the Spagno di Notteri (the lake just next to the beach) and despite our great intentions we FAILED MISERABLY! It would appear that those pesky flamingos are a bit shy and kept themselves firmly in the centre of the rather large lake. So instead, we decided to do what any self