The Hotel Eden Rome

In a city of power and sensory overload the Hotel Eden is a delicate place full of charm and attention to detail. What I noticed most is the lack of hotel bustle. From… Continue reading

The Chedi, Andermatt

   I learnt more about Andermatt in our 2-hour village tour than I know about London! That was the wonder of our guide and his incredible knowledge and ability to bring the history… Continue reading


  You know the guy who used to own Foxtons? He is buying up lots of land in Suffolk and is replanting hundreds of thousands of trees to protect it for future generations;… Continue reading


When you visit a place this stunning it is hard to reduce the number of photos. You can click on the photos to see them all in larger format. The blog is below…… Continue reading

Algarve April 2017

The Algarve has been on the minds of most UK travellers for so long that it has a reputation, for me at least, of having lost its identity somewhat to large golf resorts… Continue reading

Castello di Casole, Tuscany

When I think of Tuscany I have an image of rolling hills, Cyprus trees and stunning castles and farmhouses perched on top of these hills. The ultimate question is how do you choose… Continue reading

La Reserve, Paris

  When you think of the highest “Palace” rating that hotels receive in France I often imagine a large, opulent, slick but perhaps impersonal place where you walk in and look down at… Continue reading

Gerona November 2016

When you think of Spanish city breaks Barcelona and Seville are probably the first to spring to mind. Gerona has never been on my radar and as we stroll its stunning cobbled streets… Continue reading

Mousses Villas, kids club and creche, Lefkas

Where can I start my review of Mousses in Lefkas? Well, I read my first book in four years! This may not seem of particular interest to most but for any parents of… Continue reading

Eden Rock St Barths

Villa Rockstar at Eden Rock St Barths   It was with a heavy heart I left the beautiful island of Anguilla for our short 30-minute private flight to St Barths but as we… Continue reading