It’s time to slip off the cares of daily life and step with me, if you will, into a timeless world of music, history, food, culture …. All wrapped up in a warm and glorious setting. Laze on some spectacular beaches, chill out in one of our amazing Jamaica vacation rentals, navigate through tropical rainforests,… Read more
It is no surprise to read that for over 80 years Kauai has been the island destination for movie makers who want to capture the true essence of Hawaiian beauty. Some of the most celebrated films from South Pacific, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic World, Tropic Thunder and so many more, discovered that if… Read more
Corfu, the most northern of the Ionian islands, is a 230 sq mile destination with numerous spectacular beaches that has charmed travellers for centuries. Closer to Albania than to mainland Greece, it is an island that has absorbed the traditions, cuisine and architecture of its many occupiers while retaining its Greek-ness. Today, the myriad influences… Read more
Is the world getting a bit crowded? Yes, I think it is. How many of you can walk more than 10 minutes from your front door without encountering other human beings? Of course, this is a good thing. We are not meant to live in glorious solitude like a lighthouse keeper. “No man is an… Read more
Halkidiki or Chalkidiki is a peninsula in Northern Mainland Greece. The peninsula is said to resemble a hand with three fingers or legs, as the Greeks call them. This unusual shape creates an expanse of coastline covering almost 350 miles. With excellent beaches, wild forested regions and numerous well-spaced villages and towns, Halkidiki is a… Read more
Pack your appetites for we are off on a gentle gourmet gambol through this lovely municipality, visiting its unique and exquisite restaurants to sample Ravello food in all its incarnations.
It’s beautiful. It’s interesting. It is geographically mesmerizing. It is a feast for the senses. This is Tuscany. Welcome!
Any visit to Sorrento is a feast for the eyes. The clifftop drive, snaking around sharp bends hundreds of feet above the Bay of Naples provides breath-taking views that rival any destination on the globe. Never have land and sea been so well married to create dramatic colours, textures …. the essence of panoramic allure…. Read more
Mykonos, Island of the Winds, is a 33 square mile Greek paradise in the Aegean Sea. 93 miles east of Athens, this spectacular island boasts a mountain of over 1,100 feet that gives unparalleled views over the turquoise sea and beyond. Enjoying a classic Mediterranean climate with over 300 days of sunshine each year, Mykonos… Read more
St Lucia or Santa Lucia Caribe is the only country in the world named after a woman and if an island had a gender it could reasonably be argued that St Lucia is indeed well named. Exciting, stimulating, beautiful, lush, bountiful, serene – all the very best superlatives used to describe how remarkable women can… Read more
I will always recall the first time I set foot in Positano. Like you, I had read the blogs (or travel articles, as they were so quaintly called in the distant past!), I had looked at many photographs in printed guides and brochures …. But, truly, nothing really prepared me for the dazzling reality that… Read more
Legend has it that Christopher Columbus first made land in Turks and Caicos thus making this the doorway to the New World. This is as true today as it was in 1492. When you touch down in this archipelago of unspoiled splendour you will feel like the world has been made new again. All of… Read more
Writing a blog about glorious Italian restaurants is indeed a wonderful pleasure. Add to this pleasure the fact that these restaurants create their marvels of cuisine along the world’s most breath-taking coast line of Amalfi, and we are in the realm of ecstasy! The Amalfi Coast restaurants that are elegantly distributed across this peninsula, capture… Read more
Try to remember the most beautiful place you have ever visited – recall each glorious sensation as you relive the memory of the scenery, the tastes and the sounds…now multiply all of those sensations by a thousand, and you won’t even get close to understanding what makes the Amalfi Coast one of the world’s most… Read more