Nothing beats a beautiful day driving out into the Tuscan countryside, and enjoying the beauty all around you while tasting wines, some of which never even leave Italy! For my clients who stay in Florence, I like to plan a day out in Chianti with a private car and driver.
I have always wanted to go to the famed Inn at Little Washington, and I finally made this past February. I’ve always admired chef-owner Patrick O’Connell, he was sourcing locally and doing farm-to-table literally decades before it was even a thing. But with The Inn about to enter its 40th
I had the great fortune to get tickets to the very exclusive “Christmas Dinner in the Great Hall” at Hogwarts, on the Harry Potter movie set outside of London, and I can say without hesitation that it was worth the price of flying across the pond to attend! For those
This is for all the Potterheads out there: You can have Christmas dinner at Hogwarts! I had the great fortune to get tickets to the very exclusive “Christmas Dinner in the Great Hall” at Hogwarts, on the Harry Potter movie set outside of London, and I can say without hesitation
We spent 3 nights at Bwindi Lodge to trek the famous and rare mountain gorillas. The lodge is a 5-minute walk to the Buhoma gate of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The lodge has 8 “bandas” or cottages named after various mountain gorillas. It has a gorgeous green view
I’ve always wanted to see upclose the endangered, almost mythic mountain gorillas….those gentle giants that can only survive in one area in the world, bordered by Rwanda, Congo and Uganda. Due to Dian Fossey and her “Gorillas in the Mist” book and the movie upon which it was based,
Courtesy of Kathleen Evans, blogger of Kat’s Journey! Uganda: A Traveler’s First Embrace
The weather was spectacular while I was in Cape Town in July! What a “winter” at 70 degrees with blue skies. Cape Town has a vibrant waterfront, a hip art scene, happening downtown area and a serious foodie and coffee scene. LOVE! It’s so unique–you have beaches on one side of
We had absolutely fabulous game viewing while on safari in Kapama Reserve at Kapama Buffalo Camp, and in Sabi Sands at Chitwa Chitwa Lodge. I loved both camps! I will post pics of them next week. But everyone wants to see animals, and when you shoot over 3,000 pics it’s
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