I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – air, mountains, trees, people. I thought ‘This is what it is to be happy.’ -Sylvia Plath- Welcome to Alberta’s majestic backyard, our larger than life playground. Each and every time I pass through the park gates, I can feel the weight of the world […]
“Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.” -Michael Faraday- I suffer from what I affectionately call “Water-Lust”, a deep yearning to be near the waves, to stick my toes in the sand and listen to the roars and the ripples. I […]
Sometimes unscheduled stops and unplanned discoveries turn into the most memorable moments of travel. Portofino is a destination for the rich and famous, from stunning Paraggi beach to the harbourside shops and restaurants, Portofino is an incredible family destination.
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….
“Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” I am passionate about several things. My family. Travel. Food. Writing. And Books. To be be clear, I am a palpable page girl. They say it’s not important “how you read”, but “what you read”. So.Not.True. […]
“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.
“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 […]