Month: September 2016

Savage River Lodge

It is often said that you only get one chance to make a first impression. If that adage holds true, then the first glance at Savage River Lodge promises a true escape from the everyday. Turn off the main road onto a bumpy road that snakes through the deep forest of the Savage River Forest. […]

Top Ten Dream Glamping Honeymoons and Wedding Venues

He finally put a ring on it, did he! After sharing and celebrating the big news, your head may be going full speed and bringing on a load of flashbacks like a slideshow of the wedding and honeymoon ideas you have always dreamed of. Now that you are engaged, it’s time to bring out all […]

Five things to learn from the Swedes

Let’s be clear. Whatever pretty picture you have in your mind about Sweden – you know – blue-eyed blondes living in a well-oiled harmonious society singing ABBA tunes and shopping at IKEA, is well … partially true. But to my surprise this past July, Swedes can teach us a thing or two about slow living, […]

Le Clos de Saires

There is a secret part of France that most don’t get to experience. Of course, the French known for their impeccable elegance and style, and these are what most travelers see. We rush through on our ten-day jaunts and arrive back on the tarmac breathless, albeit impressed. But this doesn’t allow time to get to […]

Lake Nicaragua’s Secret Island

We pulled away from the dock in the colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua. Our wooden sailboat weaved between dozens of the rock islands, spouted from an angry Mombacho Volcano a millennia ago. A day cruise around Las Isletas is the typical tourist activity, but we were going deeper into Lake Nicaragua with two-days on Isla […]