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2 Days in Porto

2 Days in Porto

Why have I never been to Porto before? It has to be one of the great European cities – it’s home to Port – the drink, the food is fab, there’s tons to do and a river runs through it. Although the second largest city […]

Top 10 things to do in Bagan

Top 10 things to do in Bagan

As we landed into Bagan, we couldn’t help peer out the window of our Yangon Airways (whose motto is “You’re safe with us!”) flight to see what we’d been waiting for. A trip to Myanmar is really a trip to Bagan – it’s always on […]

New Orleans & Breaux Bridge, LA – The 10 Best Bit(e)s

New Orleans & Breaux Bridge, LA – The 10 Best Bit(e)s

Traveling through New Orleans to research a piece on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina for Grazia UK, the Cypriot and I had to eat, right? Some of the best restaurants in the USA are at home here in the Big Easy, from old and […]

A Bit of Grenada – Top 10 Best Bits

A Bit of Grenada – Top 10 Best Bits

Upon arrival at the airport, I was met by ladies bearing chocolate…I dare you to beat that. My first Caribbean Island and I couldn’t think of a better place to begin my adventure than Grenada. The country is filled with spirit; you see it driving […]

Marrakech – Top 10 Best Bits

Marrakech – Top 10 Best Bits

After visiting the Red City twice in one year and adoring it both times, I know it will have to be an annual pilgrimage. The first time opened my eyes to tastes, smells and sights I had never beheld. So I am dedicating my first ever top 10 […]


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What To Do, See And Eat In Chambery France

What To Do, See And Eat In Chambery France

If you’re planning a trip to Chambéry, France, this post will help prepare you for what there is to see, do, eat and drink in this historically intriguing Alpine town that is often overlooked by tourists to the area. This small city of around 50,000 […]

Things To Do In Annecy, France

Things To Do In Annecy, France

Annecy, France is a small French city with a delightful old town center that is alluring and attractive for visitors, both French and foreign. Even if you only have two days, you will have time to try all the great things to do in Annecy, […]

Skiing in Morzine and Avoriaz, France

Skiing in Morzine and Avoriaz, France

I truly believe the silence is what I love about winter. Traipsing through the snow-covered hills of the Vallée de la Manche just outside the Morzine ski resort in the Savoie Mont Blanc region of France, we couldn’t hear a thing except the crunching of […]

Two days in Moscow

Two days in Moscow

Anyone versed in The Three Sisters, Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s work, knows the passion Olga and Irina have in getting to the big city. “To Moscow, To Moscow, To Moscow”…”Quickly to Moscow”…not to be there is a life “without poetry, without meaning.” What is it […]

Visiting the Best Small Towns in Kentucky

Visiting the Best Small Towns in Kentucky

I may have been birthed in New York and bred in Pennsylvania, but, in another life, I know I was born with a Kentuckian soul. Handling a horse by four years old and drinking bourbon by forty might not be the only requirements for feeling […]

A Long Weekend in the Savoie Wine Region

A Long Weekend in the Savoie Wine Region

Let it be in your stills and in your storms, Fair Lake, in your cavorting sloping sides, In the black pine trees, in the savage rocks That hang above your tides; Le Lac by Alphonse de laMartine Most of you have probably never heard of […]