Things to do in Lake Como

First of all, Lake Como is absolutely beautiful.  No exaggeration, I promise.  The worst photographer in the world cannot fail but capture one stunning image after another.  Lake Como is just one of the most picturesque places on the planet.  What elevates it to one of the most beloved destinations in the world is that… Read more


Caribbean Wedding Destinations

If you have been looking at the romantic images of some magical Caribbean beach weddings, you will already understand how truly lovely the experience can be.  What images cannot really express though are the many unique and special events that can be woven into your perfect wedding – before and after the ceremony itself. Whether… Read more


Things to do in Italy

If you’re trying to decide where in the Mediterranean or in fact the world to visit for the ultimate vacation, look no further than the fabulously shaped country that is Italy.  With so many things to do in Italy, it is that unique destination that pulls the best elements of adventure, glamour, history and gourmet… Read more


January Vacation Spots

There’s nothing like escaping the bitter chill of the winter months and finding one of those perfect January vacation spots where summer seems to live all year round.  But where are the best places to travel in January when you want to revive your tired and cold old bones with magical winter sun? Indulge in… Read more


St Martin – Places to Eat

St Martin is a destination that dazzles the senses. Soak in the stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, swirling with a combination of bold turquoise ocean views and lush green landscape. Listen for the soothing sounds of the waves rolling onto the shore or the local Rastafarians playing some of their smooth reggae music. And… Read more


Is Barbados Safe?

The Caribbean is becoming more and more popular as a holiday destination.  Probably the most popular island within the Caribbean has to be Barbados.  The question “Is Barbados Safe” is not usually asked as the island’s reputation as a safe and relaxing destination is well-deserved.  But with this subject matter in mind, let me cover… Read more


Is Jamaica Safe?

As a consequence of the rather sketchy and sensationalised reporting on the web and in print media, ‘Is Jamaica Safe?’ is a question I am asked with some frequency.  I felt it merited a blog dedicated to this topic. I am going to explain some of the backgrounds of these over-inflated scare stories, some of… Read more


Vacation Spots

Whether you call it a holiday or a vacation, it amounts to the same thing:  It’s time out from your daily routine.  An opportunity to escape to some of the best vacation spots on the globe where you can kick back, recharge batteries, explore a passion, learn a fun skill or just add to that… Read more


Weekend Getaway

Who doesn’t get that flutter of excitement when contemplating a weekend getaway?  It’s not like you’re contemplating a trek through Asia Minor where months of painstaking research needs to be paired with structured planning.  It’s just a weekend, right?  Ah, but what limitless adventures can be packed into a well-designed couple of days sandwiched between… Read more


Winter vacation ideas

The world is divided into two groups – those who start thinking about their Summer vacations on 1 June and those who start looking at amazing winter vacation ideas around the same date.  The spontaneity of the first group is much to be admired as it opens up the world of last-minute adventures.  But realistically,… Read more


Last Minute Travel Tips

As much as we like to have our lives neatly organised and planned, sometimes it makes perfect sense to seize the impulse of the moment and have an exciting break from the routine. Here are my last minute weekend getaway ideas that might help you not just master the art of the quick getaway but… Read more


Spring Break Destinations

Before you wince at the idea of a vacation that focuses on the best Spring Break destinations, let’s take a look at the reasons why travelling February to April makes a great deal of sense for the whole family. Technically, what to do for spring break seems at first glance to involve a mass migration… Read more


Best Honeymoon Destinations 

Ah, honeymoons.  That magical journey where you get to test-drive life as Forever Partners.  Regardless of your age, gender or nationality – what attracts newly weds to some of the best honeymoon destinations around the world distills down to the same key ingredients.  Romance features quite high on every list – even for the more… Read more


Costa Rica Beaches

Within the top ten list of any spectacular holiday destination lies the enigmatic country whose name literally translates as ‘Rich Coast’.  In addition to its many natural charms, Costa Rica’s beaches – limitless and untainted – are an all-year-round lure for eager travellers to its ambient shores. Any map of Costa Rica beaches will highlight… Read more


Mexican Cities to Visit

If you are one of the millions of tourists that visit the diverse and captivating county that is Mexico, you may have only explored the dazzling Caribbean and Pacific coastlines.  This country is more than just a collection of gorgeous beach resorts and luxurious Mexican Villa Rentals.  In fact, some of the Mexican cities to… Read more


Venice Italy Wedding Venues

Are you scanning the globe looking for that special place to memorialize your Happy Ever After?  Then let me introduce you to some Venice Italy wedding venues and luxury villas in Venice Italy that promise a backdrop, unrivalled anywhere in the world, for your special day. Introduction Weddings, by definition, are meant to be romantic… Read more