Places

Posts on amazing places that I’ve visited and that you should visit too. With gorgeous photos to boot. I get so much of my inspiration from places overseas, they often spark off an interiors idea that I feel compelled to write about

Top 5 Tips for Overseas Interiors Shopping

If, like me, you’re partial to a bit of homewares or memorabilia shopping whilst you’re travelling then I hope this post gives you some useful pointers to help you: get the best deal; stop any buyer’s remorse the moment you set foot back on home soil (ugh, I’ve been there); and fill your home with treasured memories that you will…

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Going flamingo crazy in the Camargue

I had the pleasure of visiting the Camargue area in the south of France at the end of March 2015. It was my first time to the area and I have to tell you that it was truly remarkable. A fantastic blend of both French and Spanish influences (they have cowboys, wild bulls, delicious red rice, and some really interesting…

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Catalonian textiles with a story to tell

During our recent trip to the fabulous city of Barcelona (if you haven’t visited yet, do so, as soon as you can – it’s that good), I stumbled upon Dona Kolors, a really interesting social enterprise supporting vulnerable women. Founded by the community organisation ‘El Lloc de la Dona’ with ‘Hermanas Oblates’, the project works with women connected to prostitution,…

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Awesome Art Nouveau in Riga

I was lucky enough to travel to Riga, Latvia, in April this year as part of my current job. And, as I love to explore new places, hubby and I travelled over a couple of days early to give ourselves some time to get to know this compact and charming capital city. This was a smart move on our part.…

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