Oahu’s North Shore is more than a destination, it is an experience. A place where surfboards, sunsets and shaka are a way of life. To top it off, we were fortunate enough to experience what happens when the elements and travel collide….
“La’i lua ke kai.” “The sea is very calm, all is peaceful.”- Hawaiian Proverb Don’t get me wrong. I love family travel. My goal in life is to teach my daughters that they have an entire planet in their backyard, with smells and sights and sounds to discover. But there is something to be said […]
“Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.” -Giotto de Bondone- For me, Rome, is the epicentre of my of wanderlust, the city that speaks directly to my heart. For those of you afflicted with a place such as this, you understand such yearning. For those who have […]
Positano is a unique and stunning destination of food, wine, shopping and coastline views. Positano, is Italy electrified.
“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” -Karl Lagerfeld- I cannot help myself, the desire to dig out my camera is in my chemical makeup, shelved between reading, good wine and 80’s movies. I am far from professional, I’m a point and shoot girl, but […]
“The creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo” -Mark Twain- There are very few cities on earth that rival the beauty of Florence. We have had the privilege of walking twice beneath sunny Florentine skies, tracing the inspirational footsteps of Michelangelo and da Vinci. From richly colored marble and realistic masterpieces to shop lined bridges […]
“The Tuscans have the faculty of making much of common things, and converting small occasions into great pleasures.” -Henry James- Oltre il Giardino, Panzano in Chianti, Italy As do so many romantics, I’ve often dreamt of lazy days in Tuscany. Hot, sunny afternoons spent cruising narrow, winding roads, lines of cypress trees and rolling wine […]
Framura is a place where the old world of Italy still exists, a travel destination away from the busy life of the Cinque Terre. Framura has so much to offer and is a perfect home base for family travel on the Italian Riviera.
“Venice is like eating en entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” -Truman Capote- It’s hard not to be in awe of a city almost 2000 years old, built on a platform of wood…..millions of logs from mountains as far as Croatia and Montenegro, driven into the ground, supporting marble palaces and towers of […]
With 12 hours left in Paris, we had a plan….to simply savour every moment, in as many incredible spots as possible.