London Musings

Sometimes you just  gotta ignore the workload, the deadlines, the endless job lists and have a day away in……London!  For most people a Saturday away from the manics of everyday life would not at all lead them to the chaos of the big smoke, hoards of people, tubes rammed, the noise of the city…You get […]

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The Good Week- A week on The French Riviera.

So when everyone else is embracing the new season and are happy with the change (like really?) and leaving Summer behind, I am still harping on about the Summer and hanging onto those last days of sunshine. For me those said Summer days took place in a sleepy French Village in the Cotes D’Azur. Six […]

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Casa Modesta- Olhão, The Algarve

Welcome to Casta Modesta. A white haven of tranquility, tucked a stones throw away from the sleepy Fishermans village of Olhão, in The Algarve. A place so warm, so, so welcoming, so peaceful and so serene. You cannot but help but slow, slow, slow right down as soon as you step foot into this rural, […]

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A beach day in Cascais & our last night in Lisbon.

On our second day we decided to jump on a train and head out to the beach.  After deliberating  over breakfast in the apartment on which beach to discover for the day, we went with Cascais, mainly because I had heard lovely things about this idyllic beach town. It also seemed the easiest in reach […]

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Lisbon – Part Two

…..After our sugar kick from the Pasteis de Nata, we were ready and energised to soak up more of the city.  Hopping back on a tram (thankfully a less crowded tram) we aimed to head back towards the city, but on a whim decided to jump off at the bridge, and then realising we were […]

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Lisbon- Part One.

Lisbon has been on our bucket list for quite sometime now and having spent years listening to friends rave about it, coveted all Instagram feeds galore and hyperthetically planned out exactly where we would stay,   we decided enough was enough, it was time to see it for ourselves.  Luckily we had about five days […]

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Baixa House, Lisbon

I have so many photographs to share with you of our weekend in Lisbon, but I simply had to share our perfect apartment in Baixa House first, as this shabby chic, super comfortable warm and delightfully charming home from home, completed our time in Lisbon. Tucked along the Rua dos Fanqueiros’ cobbled street, we walked […]

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