Falling in love with Dorset at The Summer Lodge + Acorn Inn
Dorset, England

Falling in love with Dorset at The …

We initially came to Dorset to see the stunning Jurassic Coast and the equally stunning Summer Lodge (pictured above) en route to Cornwall. But we quickly decided to turn our overnight stop into a four…

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The Magic of Oxford and Belmond Le Manoir
Oxford, England

The Magic of Oxford and Belmond Le …

This is Part III of our Journey from Venice to London with Belmond. You can find Part I here and Part II here. After the journey of a lifetime aboard Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, we made…

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Istria, Croatia in the Fall

Istria, Croatia in the Fall

I’ve always assumed summer is the ideal season to visit Croatia and dreamed of chartering a boat to go island hopping along the Dalmatian coast. While it was too cold to live on a boat…

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Provincial Views at Crillon-Le-Brave
Crillon-le-Brave, France

Provincial Views at Crillon-Le-Brave

After a wonderful return to Avignon, we made our way to the last stop on our journey through Provence: Crillon-le-Brave. The town of Crillon-le-Brave rests high on a hill overlooking some of the most beautiful…

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Paris in September
Paris, France

Paris in September

After Bruges, we set off for a Tour de France that would take us through Paris, Burgundy, and Provence. In Europe we’ve been able to see friends in most of the countries we visit, often…

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A Beautiful Weekend in Bruges, Belgium
Bruges, Belgium

A Beautiful Weekend in Bruges, Belgium

After visiting our friend Sam in Copenhagen we had three days before meeting up with my best friend in Paris. We researched the countries adjacent to Denmark and discovered a visit to Bruges, Belgium would…

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Travel Diary: Kinosaki Hot Springs and Nishimuraya Honkan
Kinosaki, Japan

Travel Diary: Kinosaki Hot Springs and Nishimuraya …

When planning our trip to Japan, David and I left most of our schedule flexible so we could “chase” the unpredictable sakura bloom from city to city. But the one event we had in place…

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Travel Diary: Awasi Atacama
Atacama Desert, Chile

Travel Diary: Awasi Atacama

Vistas of smoking Andean volcanoes give way to sweeping pastel salt flats and turquoise lagoons dotted with pink flamingos in Chile’s Atacama desert. It’s a land of juxtaposing beauty – from perfectly preserved rock formations…

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