Thought you might like a peak inside Stonefly Lodge, this is where you sit and admire the views of the river, forest and mountains
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 !
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 - an alpine landscape of forest, mountains, glacial lakes and tranquility. Wish you were here ?
The quirkier side of Dormy House, lots of fun signs dotted about. I particularly love these coasters.
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.
The most beautiful village in the Cotswolds? It's hard to image there is somewhere prettier than Broadway.
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.
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.
Being inside the Sydney Opera House feels rather like being inside Moby Dick.
Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the Sydney Opera House?
A beautiful and happy start to the morning at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui
Zucchini spaghetti in pumpkin sauce - Just one of the things you may make at a Kamalaya cooking class. Delicious!
Fresh coconut water - the closest thing to our blood plasma and an absolute must on a hot day.
Coconut milk soup, delicious! Who knew that Detox recipes could taste so good?
Possibly the smallest frog in the world? Spotted at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat Koh Samui
A week of getting used to granola and pumpkin seed milk .. and now I cannot find it at home. Disappointed!
The gorgeous Peninsula Hotel Paris, opening 1st August 2014, why not be one of its first guests?
Absolutely the best spot for Afternoon Tea at Ellenborough Park, a warm and inviting sofa by the fireplace.
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.
French people take their dogs very seriously, just look at these socks! I never did see any dog shoes though.
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.
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 !
Early morning at Amanfayun, the mist adds to the sense of calm and serenity that envelopes the property.
Just a regular Sunday morning at the Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park), Beijing. Anyone can join in.
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!
The Temple of Heaven in Beijing, built in the 15th Century is constructed entirely of wood and without a single nail, amazing.
There is life in the old girl yet.
Up close and personal with a beaver in Ushuaia National Park, Patagonia
Sometimes it is best not to ask what meat it is, unless you want to go hungry!
Sunday "street art" in San Telmo, my favourite place to hang out on a Sunday afternoon in Buenos Aires.
An almost lunar landscape, North West Argentina
"Oh Grandmama what lovely teeth you have!"
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!
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.
La Boca, Buenos Aires, still vibrant on a grey day.
Sometimes the lot is full, no matter how long your limo!
Wish you were here? Has a stamp ever been the inspiration for one of your trips?
Autumn comes to Arrowtown in the most vibrants colours. Arrowtown is a great little day trip from Queenstown.
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.
Christ Church, Russell is the oldest church in New Zealand. Still a functioning church, it bears the musket holes from the European/Maori contact.
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.
Salt Air – A 20 minute scenic heli ride with Salt Air is the best way to really appreciate the Bay of Islands.
Blanket Bay, Glenorchy. Sir Ian McKelllen remarked in the Guest Book “Who needs an after-life when there is paradise on Earth?" Who indeed?
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.
Escape from the madness and constant buzz of Dubai to tranquility of Zighy Bay, Oman. I arrived by paraglider, such fun!
With 163 floors, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world - for now!
An exciting spot just above a corner of the F1 circuit in Abu Dhabi. Now who has pole positon?
Burj Khalifa as seen from The Palace, The Old Town.
A Wow at the Centre of Now, Downton Dubai - lights, camera, music.. and shops, what more could you ask for ?
Skyline seen from The Palm. Stay on the Palm for tranquility and head into town when you do want the action. Perfect!
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!
The three bedroom Dower House at Coworth Park is THE place to be completely independent and yet totally spoiled. If I won the lottery ..
Surrounded by flowers or blanketed in snow, Coworth Park is a wonderful English escape, perfect at any time of year and for every occasion.
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.
Whether you are interested in religion or not, the painted monasteries in Bucovina, North-eastern Romania will surely move you.
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
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.
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 La Grassa. Bologna the Fat to those who do not speak Italian, and here is a my favourite lunchtime spot, Tamburini.
It is not all designer brands on Amalfi Drive.
The Terrace Suite at the rather gorgeous Hotel Marignan, very popular with the neighbouring fashion houses and fashionistas.
The greenhouse effect - or how to protect your Riad in the rain.
Well, a girl can never have too many shoes!