POSTCARDS FROM IBIZA

When you think of Ibiza it's hard to not conjure up a picture of a hedonistic party island...rarely do people think 'family vacay'.  But, Ibiza is an island of contrasts.  On one hand you have the 20 something party set - mohogany tanned Europeans, lobster pink Brits, tattoos, piercings, very little clothing, flirting, partying and sporting Kylie [...]

March 6th, 2017|Favourite Places|

Beach Babylon Ibiza

There is a lot to love about Ibiza...gorgeous beaches, sunny weather, amazing food and DJ's spinning summer vibes wherever you go.  There are so many places in Ibiza that deliver on this formula but one of my favourites from our recent trip is Beach Babylon.  Located near the town of Sant Eulalia on the east [...]

July 18th, 2016|Favourite Places|

Singapore’s Chinatown Area

Today's post is a biggie!  It is a fantastic walk around the Chinatown area.  I say 'Chinatown' but quite honestly it stretches further than actual Chinatown and takes in some of my favourite little neighbourhoods like Duxton Hill and Keong Said Road along the way - so 'Chinatown' is a bit of a generalisation. This is a [...]

May 30th, 2016|Favourite Places|

Amansara

Our family have been living in Asia now for nearly 7 years, and yet last weekend was our first time to visit Cambodia.  And what a weekend it was.  Our delay in visiting the country was in no part to do with Cambodia itself, rather we have been waiting for the kids to be old [...]

October 29th, 2015|Favourite Places|

Open Farm Community

Over the past couple of years there has been a steadily growing interest in natural, farm-to-table eating. Where once diners were impressed with ingredients flown in from far-flung destinations, these days it seems it is far more exciting to know that the food you are eating has been grown and produced locally.  It is though the tables [...]

September 22nd, 2015|Favourite Places|

Tiong Bahru

Within any city, there is usually one area that you return to time and again.  In London I always go to Marylebone for a wander through the shops and a coffee (it is also where my husband and I first met so it provides a kind of trip down memory lane as well), in Melbourne [...]

August 10th, 2015|Favourite Places|

Beautiful Mallorca

Each year we return to Europe in the summer to visit family in the UK and whilst away we usually try and fit in a holiday somewhere on the Continent.  This year we chose the Spanish island of Mallorca. It has been a long time since I visited Mallorca (the last time was in the [...]

July 10th, 2015|Favourite Places|

Petersham Nurseries

This year we had a grand total of one day in London as part of our yearly trip to the fair Isles of Britain.  It's not much.  What can you do in just one day?  I knew exactly what I wanted to do...go to Petersham Nurseries.  A strange choice you may think, but we used to [...]

July 5th, 2015|Favourite Places|