A Toast to the Turquoise Coast

’ll be honest, a holiday that involves sand, sunburn and the possibility of a shark sighting is not at the top of my ‘must see’ list, but sometimes when it’s school holidays and your hubby loves the beach, you have to compromise, channel your inner Kylie and Robbie and say (or sing) ‘I don’t mind…

Familiar Places, New Discovers – Winchester UK

If like me, you are both blessed and cursed with having family and friends in more than one country, you will understand how easy it is to leave a bucket list destination undiscovered, because time after time you are returning to the same places. On a recent trip back to the UK, my eighth in 43…

Koh Samui – Living The Rockstar Villa Lifestyle

In the words of AC/DC ‘It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock’n’roll’, and it was on those first couple of days in Koh Samui that I learnt both the physical and metaphorical meaning of that well-used lyric. I’ll be honest; our ‘kind of spontaneous’ family trip did not get off to…

A WA State of Mind – Yallingup

In these days of cheap airfares and budget-priced package deals, it is all too tempting to jump on a plane and head off to a foreign destination, but as the world grows a more unpredictable and unstable place to explore, the allure of packing up the car and heading a few of hours from home…