Vistas of the future – Phuket, Thailand

Vistas of the future – Phuket, Thailand

Planning a trip to Thailand? Be sure to visit its best and largest island, Phuket. Don’t just take it from me, most of the locals I’ve encountered agree. Personal discoveries are sometimes the most memorable but if you’re not one to leave your itinerary up to fate and serendipity, this post may help. A few top places [...]

Triple kissing in ancient Petra and Wadi Rum

Triple kissing in ancient Petra and Wadi Rum

Across the Jordan Rift Valley headed toward Petra on the final leg of our journey through Jordan. An ancient, scenic route through rugged wadis (Arabic for 'valley') and towering mountains. We drove into the night for approximately two to three hours from Aqaba. Navigating through the thick darkness reminded me of life, at times dark [...]

‘Yalla’ to Jordan!

‘Yalla’ to Jordan!

You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel, and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. You know what I am going to say even before I say it, Lord. You go before me and follow [...]

Rio de Janeiro, con amor xo

Rio de Janeiro, con amor xo

There’s an unforgettable Spanish Cocktail / Tapa Bar called ‘El Born’ on Rua Bolivar in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro that serves the most delicious tapas and sangrias ever ... riquisímas! Free falling from food cravings, memories and songs from Brasil … a country infused with African and Portuguese influences, festivals, Samba and religion. We enjoyed [...]

‘Seas’ the Day in Phuket!

‘Seas’ the Day in Phuket!

"People love escapism and there should be a place for it." – Tom Hiddleston How do you escape the humdrum of everyday life? Sometimes it's simply a good cup of tea and book for me; or vino tinto y musica; photography or unashamedly binge watching a Netflix series like ‘La Reina del Sur’, ‘Reign’ and ‘Outlander’. Then [...]

Turning up the quiet in Mykonos!

Turning up the quiet in Mykonos!

Famed for its idyllic beaches and animated nightlife, Mykonos continues to draw huge crowds from around the world. The island’s beach parties (Paradise, Paranga and the like) make it a top international hotspot for upscale partygoers’ carousing. Whether it’s solitude or partying; shallow waters or pounding surf that allures you, Mykonos is an enchanting wonderland [...]

Sun-kissed in Santorini!

Sun-kissed in Santorini!

Whilst some travel destinations do not live up to one's expectations, Santorini is certainly not one. You actually get to see what you’ve been hoping for. With a brief stop in Athens, followed by Mykonos (that’s for another post), my travel partner and I finally reached the famous volcanic island, Santorini. We sojourned in its [...]