Discovering the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island

If, like me; history, art and architecture excites you when travelling, you’ll love the city of Newport in Rhode Island. The city is steeped in interesting history, with well-preserved colonial architecture and arguably more interesting architecture from the Gilded Age. Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, wealthy families from the south built summer cottages on Bellevue … Continue reading Discovering the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island

In photos: Jackson, New Hampshire

New England is very much considered an autumn destination for the fall colours. Visiting in the summer months is still a great option with many outdoor activities like swimming in the lakes, kayaking and walking. It is still busy with many Americans taking their summer vacation here, but a lot quieter than the autumn. This … Continue reading In photos: Jackson, New Hampshire

Discovering the remote side of Thailand

‘The cats are very friendly here…’ we remarked as a snowy ginger cat padded its way through The Waterhouse. We were staying in Koh Yao Noi, a remote, undeveloped island in the south of Thailand, sitting in between Krabi and Phuket in Phang Nga Bay. Cats are everywhere on the island and we were joined … Continue reading Discovering the remote side of Thailand