Sun Lounge at Stonefly Lodge Nelson

Sun Lounge at Stonefly Lodge Nelson

Thought you might like a peak inside Stonefly Lodge, this is where you sit and admire the views of the river, forest and mountains

The view from Stonefly Lodge

The view from Stonefly Lodge

Imagine waking up to this. Kate and John Kerr of Stonefly Lodge get to do just that, every day! One of my favourite places in the world. Off the Grid Luxury, total comfort and stunning scenery. Love it !

Stonefly Lodge Nelson

Stonefly Lodge Nelson

One of my favourite places in the world. Stonefly is an award winning Off the Grid Lodge surrounded by spectacular scenery, it is a great escape like no other. Simply heavenly..

Nelson Lakes

Nelson Lakes

Nelson Lakes - an alpine landscape of forest, mountains, glacial lakes and tranquility. Wish you were here ?

Perch your drink here

Perch your drink here

The quirkier side of Dormy House, lots of fun signs dotted about. I particularly love these coasters.

Blue Legbar

Blue Legbar

Despite having my own free range hens at home, I always treat myself to some Blue Legbar eggs when I am in the Cotswolds. Yes, the shells really are blue.

Beautiful Broadway

Beautiful Broadway

The most beautiful village in the Cotswolds? It's hard to image there is somewhere prettier than Broadway.

Dreamy Dormy

Dreamy Dormy

The perfect place for a weekend getaway with friends, with family, with.. anyone. Dormy House is all that a Cotswolds Hotel should be, and then some.

Whale watching in Sydney

Whale watching in Sydney

I needed my sea legs for this trip, with swell of up to 3 metres it was not smooth sailing, but well worth it to see these guys.

Moby Dick?

Moby Dick?

Being inside the Sydney Opera House feels rather like being inside Moby Dick.

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the Sydney Opera House?

Thailand

Thailand

A beautiful and happy start to the morning at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui

Thailand

Thailand

Zucchini spaghetti in pumpkin sauce - Just one of the things you may make at a Kamalaya cooking class. Delicious!

Thailand

Thailand

Fresh coconut water - the closest thing to our blood plasma and an absolute must on a hot day.

Thailand

Thailand

Coconut milk soup, delicious! Who knew that Detox recipes could taste so good?

Thailand

Thailand

Possibly the smallest frog in the world? Spotted at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat Koh Samui

Thailand Breakfast at Kamalaya

Thailand Breakfast at Kamalaya

A week of getting used to granola and pumpkin seed milk .. and now I cannot find it at home. Disappointed!

The Peninsula Paris

The Peninsula Paris

The gorgeous Peninsula Hotel Paris, opening 1st August 2014, why not be one of its first guests?

Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park

Absolutely the best spot for Afternoon Tea at Ellenborough Park, a warm and inviting sofa by the fireplace.

Eze

Eze

Cap Estel on the Cote d'Azur takes us back to the time when the South of France was all about class, elegance and refinement and not just money.

Nice

Nice

French people take their dogs very seriously, just look at these socks! I never did see any dog shoes though.

Beijing

Beijing

They are an active lot the Chinese and seemingly the older they are, the more active. Tiantan Park is packed every weekend with people exercising together.

Shanghai

Shanghai

This happy couple were having their photos taken on The Bund in Shanghai. The fact that I wanted to take their picture made them laugh. Great Shot !

Hangzhou

Hangzhou

Early morning at Amanfayun, the mist adds to the sense of calm and serenity that envelopes the property.

Beijing

Beijing

Just a regular Sunday morning at the Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park), Beijing. Anyone can join in.

Nice

Nice

This brave gentleman is about to take a dip in the Mediterranean, don't be fooled by the sunny day, it is December in Nice and that water will be cold!

Beijing

Beijing

The Temple of Heaven in Beijing, built in the 15th Century is constructed entirely of wood and without a single nail, amazing.

Uruguay

Uruguay

There is life in the old girl yet.

Argentina

Argentina

Up close and personal with a beaver in Ushuaia National Park, Patagonia

Argentina

Argentina

Sometimes it is best not to ask what meat it is, unless you want to go hungry!

Argentina

Argentina

An almost lunar landscape, North West Argentina

Argentina

Argentina

Sunday "street art" in San Telmo, my favourite place to hang out on a Sunday afternoon in Buenos Aires.

Argentina

Argentina

"Oh Grandmama what lovely teeth you have!"

Argentina

Argentina

A very cold New Year's Day at the "lighthouse at the end of the world", Ushuaia, Argentina. I was so excited to be there that I could not stop smiling!

Argentina

Argentina

A wonderful smile warms a barren landscape. The llama at the front on the left now sits on my desk as a reminder of a beautiful day.

Argentina

Argentina

La Boca, Buenos Aires, still vibrant on a grey day.

LA

LA

Sometimes the lot is full, no matter how long your limo!

New Zealand

New Zealand

Wish you were here? Has a stamp ever been the inspiration for one of your trips?

New Zealand

New Zealand

Autumn comes to Arrowtown in the most vibrants colours. Arrowtown is a great little day trip from Queenstown.

New Zealand

New Zealand

Seafields, a B& B with a view, pool and lovely garden just outside of Auckland. The owner, Stefanie, makes a mean breakfast so be warned.

New Zealand

New Zealand

A brilliant name for a boat spotted in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Make your bucket list now, then let me know how I can help.

New Zealand

New Zealand

Christ Church, Russell is the oldest church in New Zealand. Still a functioning church, it bears the musket holes from the European/Maori contact.

New Zealand

New Zealand

Salt Air – A 20 minute scenic heli ride with Salt Air is the best way to really appreciate the Bay of Islands.

New Zealand

New Zealand

Blanket Bay, Glenorchy. Sir Ian McKelllen remarked in the Guest Book “Who needs an after-life when there is paradise on Earth?" Who indeed?

New Zealand

New Zealand

Huka Falls. With up to 220,000 litres per second flowing into the Waikato River, it may not be the biggest waterfall in the world, but it is impressive.

Oman

Oman

Escape from the madness and constant buzz of Dubai to tranquility of Zighy Bay, Oman. I arrived by paraglider, such fun!

Dubai

Dubai

With 163 floors, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world - for now!

Dubai

Dubai

An exciting spot just above a corner of the F1 circuit in Abu Dhabi. Now who has pole positon?

Dubai

Dubai

Burj Khalifa as seen from The Palace, The Old Town.

Dubai

Dubai

A Wow at the Centre of Now, Downton Dubai - lights, camera, music.. and shops, what more could you ask for ?

Dubai

Dubai

Skyline seen from The Palm. Stay on the Palm for tranquility and head into town when you do want the action. Perfect!

Huvafen Fushi

Huvafen Fushi

Yoga anyone? In a place where your heartbeat slows the minute you step on the island, a private yoga lesson could leave you completely undone!

Coworth Park

Coworth Park

The three bedroom Dower House at Coworth Park is THE place to be completely independent and yet totally spoiled. If I won the lottery ..

Coworth Park

Coworth Park

Surrounded by flowers or blanketed in snow, Coworth Park is a wonderful English escape, perfect at any time of year and for every occasion.

Bath

Bath

There is no better place to be on a sunny day in England than enjoying lunch on the terrace of a great Gastro Pub. The Wheatsheaf, near Bath.

Romania

Romania

Whether you are interested in religion or not, the painted monasteries in Bucovina, North-eastern Romania will surely move you.

Sicily

Sicily

Sometimes the simplest things are the most beautiful. Amongst all the Greek temples in Agrigento this view was a hidden beauty, doesn’t it just say…. relax

Sicily

Sicily

A gorgeous Greek Temple… in Italy! The Valle dei Templi in Agrigento, Sicily is worth a visit and best seen when the sun is going down.

Rome

Rome

The most famous fountain in the world? Be generous – approximately 3,000 Euros are collected every morning and go to the Vatican charity, Caritas

Bologna

Bologna

Bologna La Grassa. Bologna the Fat to those who do not speak Italian, and here is a my favourite lunchtime spot, Tamburini.

Amalfi

Amalfi

It is not all designer brands on Amalfi Drive.

Paris

Paris

The Terrace Suite at the rather gorgeous Hotel Marignan, very popular with the neighbouring fashion houses and fashionistas.

Morocco

Morocco

The greenhouse effect - or how to protect your Riad in the rain.

Morocco

Morocco

Well, a girl can never have too many shoes!