4 Luxurious Destinations to Put on Your Travel List

There’s plenty of average in this world. Many of us live average lives, eat an average meal, and if and when we can go on vacation, we go to an average place. We live most of our days in the average bubble, but sometimes we need to break free of the mediocre and live it…

Top 10: Paris, France

Few cities have quite as much to live up to as Paris. Known as the city of light and of love, the romance of Paris is a siren call to about 28 million visitors a year, all eager for a dose of that famous French savour faire. On my first visit to Paris, I was…

DIY: Day trip to Versailles from Paris

A daytrip to Versailles is from Paris is highly recommended if you’re looking to get away from the City of Light for a few hours, especially if you have the luxury of extra time in Paris. The Palace of Versailles is most well known for its connection to Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution, but…

A few of my favourite day trips from London

Dr Samuel Johnson once said that “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,” but a trip away from London town can be just the ticket every now and again. There is a lot more to the United Kingdom than just London, and if you have a few extra days in…

Top 5 Gardens in the World: Places of Paradise

A fresh breath of air in any environment, gardens are an essential part of the local landscape. Whether left to run riot and wild, or landscaped to perfection, gardens around the world serve the same function – to return us, if only for a moment, to a place of paradise. Here are my top five…

Top 5 Most Romantic Cities in the World

Cosy little villages, mountainsides sprinkled with snow, isolated beaches with powdery white sand, and exotic deserts reflecting the heat and colour of the sun – all well and good for couples looking for Mother Nature, seclusion, and privacy, but what of those of us who like our romantic getaways to be a little more vibrant…

A few of my favourite things: London

My first time in London, I was 16. Ready to fall in love. Ripe for an epiphany. And the epiphany was this: one day I would live here, in this global city.  One day I would be a Londoner, and walk with quick, sure, knowing steps through the winding, maze-like warren of tube stations, down…