Sintra, Portugal

I have to admit, I was most excited to visit this fairy-tale resort town perched on the foothills of the Sintra Mountains. We took an early morning train from Lisbon’s Rossio station (tickets cost around €5 for a round-trip, take about…

Exploring Lisbon, Part 2

Top priority on our list of things to do on our second day in Lisbon was to take a trip down to one of its most famous establishments and try out a Portuguese delicacy. Located in the district of Belém,…

Exploring Lisbon, Part 1

Lisbon is a wonderful maze of cobblestone streets, terracotta rooftops and vintage trams winding through the city. I planned a very impromptu trip to Lisbon last week with a friend of mine and could not be more glad that I…

Villages & Towns, Cotswolds

We rose early the next morning with gentle rays of gold streaming through the windows, all set for another day of exploring the villages and towns of the Cotswolds.

Sunday in The Cotswolds

Long weekends make for the best excuse to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and lose yourself in the lush countryside, even if just for a bit!


A quaint little town steeped in royal history; this is Windsor.

Sorrento, Italy

My last day in the beautiful Amalfi Coast came around a little too soon.

Hotel Bellevue Syrene, Sorrento

I have to admit, I was pretty heart-broken to be leaving behind the fabulous scenery of Positano but all that changed once I entered the garden oasis of Hotel Bellevue Syrene.

Capri, Italy

Charming Roman emperors, Russian revolutionaries and Hollywood stars for decades, this is Capri.