Step Back in Time at Nuffield Place

Ever wanted to step back in time to the 1930’s? A visit to Nuffield Place near Henley on Thames is a great way to do it. In fact, it appears the occupants have simply stepped out for a moment and might return at any time. Coats hang on pegs in the front hallway and a handbag sits Read More…

Castles and Palaces in England – Just a Few of My Favourites

It would be very hard for me to name all my favourite castles and palaces in England. I am spoiled for choice here with so much history literally on my doorstep. It’s something I try never to take for granted. The little girl in me would never believe that she would have seen the State Read More…

Visiting Bath and The Bath Christmas Market

Nestled in the valley of the River Avon and dating back to the first century AD, Bath is one of my favourite British cities. So when my husband suggested visiting Bath and the Bath Christmas Market last year, I jumped at the chance. Luckily, my photographer son was able to join us and he captured Read More…

Exploring Venice By Gondola

Why Explore Venice By Gondola? Seeing Venice by gondola is one of the best ways to explore this amazing city. Without actually taking to the water, it’s difficult to really understand how Venice works. Because while many of us have come to look at Venice simply as a tourist attraction, this iconic city is home Read More…

The Flavor of Modern Greece

Until I visited Greece a couple of years ago, I had very little experience of Greek food. Our visit to Athens was a revelation. My fondness for westernized versions of moussaka and souvlaki had in no way prepared me for the incredible flavor of modern Greece. The food I experienced forever changed how I cook, encouraging Read More…