In spite of it’s popularity for festivals and the Fringe, the cobbled streets of Edinburgh are best explored off season. You’ll have more room to explore it’s hidden neighborhoods and I’m excited to share two with you! Arriving into Waverley station by train from London’s King Cross, we checked into…

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Drop Those New Year’s Resolutions – Do This Instead

  As 2017 comes to an end and we’re wrapped up in festive diversions, what feelings come up when you think of the New Year? Are you making any New Year’s resolutions or do you avoid thinking about the future? If there’s a time less suited to kickstarting a diet,…

Discover 3 Perfect Lake Como Villages By Boat

Lake Como is famously home to many celebs, including George and Amal (who are rumored to be selling as the crush of paparazzi is proving stressful to newlywed life). There’s a reason why the Lake is so popular and not just among the rich and famous.The lake has been a…

It’s All in Your Head: What I Learned After Turning Fifty

It’s all in your head: What I learned after turning fifty. What is it about turning fifty that sets off alarm bells? Is it because it’s proof positive we’re at the half way point? Ha, even that’s an ambitious thought unless you’re sure you’ll live to be a centenarian! Like…

8 Tips to Make Your Short Term Rental Feel Like Home

If you’re exploring a new country for retirement or relocation possibilities, your best option is to stay in a short term rental. In my opinion it’s the closest thing to a home away from home. Makes sense doesn’t it? AirBnb and other short term rental sites have blossomed and thrived…