French Riviera in photos

Sun-drenched and sexy is an apt way to hear the French Riviera or the Cote d’Azur described. Home of the best weather in France the area enjoys long, hot summers, pleasant springtime and (mostly) clear and mild winter months. In addition to a pleasant climate, the glittering coastline, delicious seafood and luxurious lifestyle attract visitors … Continue reading French Riviera in photos

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The Unexpected Palace

As a keen writer and even keener reader, I see stories everywhere I go, from a short plane ride to a simple lunchtime stroll, they’re always present on some level waiting to be tuned into and run away with. Last week I stayed at The Negresco Hotel in Nice, for someone like me, who can … Continue reading The Unexpected Palace

A ‘surprise’ trip to the French Riviera

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you’ll have gathered that I am a big fan of architecture and in particular of the opulent, elegant and historical variety. Whether its intricate details on the cathedral of Gloucester or enormous chandeliers in the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, there is something about old-world … Continue reading A ‘surprise’ trip to the French Riviera

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Highlights of Oxford

Known by the rest of the world for its University, Oxford is perhaps not the first place that springs to mind as a place to visit within the UK to those who live nearby. Having grown up in Gloucester, I admittedly, had the somewhat narrow-minded perspective that the options for an interesting lifestyle in a new city … Continue reading Highlights of Oxford

First two vlogs LIVE!

I just wanted to check-in with a quick update since sharing my new project for 2018. In case you missed my last post, I am going to be sharing vlogs twice a week on YouTube about fashion, lifestyle and travel. My main theme will be doing all of those things affordably without compromising on quality … Continue reading First two vlogs LIVE!