HOTEL REVIEW: THE OBEROI UDAVILAS, UDAIPUR

An 'All Time High' in Udaipur I feel somewhat embarrassed to admit that after living in India for just over two years I have only just taken my first trip outside of Mumbai. David and I decided to leave the
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HOTEL REVIEW: PARK HYATT, CHICAGO

HOTEL REVIEW: PARK HYATT, CHICAGO

I almost consider Chicago one of my abodes. I am fortunate that I get to spend time in this wonderful city with the excuse of visiting my daughter. I have previously stayed in a number of the luxury hotels along
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30 WAYS YOU WON’T BE BORED IN THE MALDIVES

Activities in the Maldives (in case you thought you could be bored) So we all know (or have read) that the Maldives is THE most romantic place for a Honeymoon or a romantic get away with someone special. But really
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WALDORF ASTORIA ORLANDO

Hotel Review: Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Florida

You CAN find luxury at a good price in Orlando As you might know (if you have been reading my blog posts of late) I recently visited Orlando for a family vacation. The first week we enjoyed an amazing time
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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

Hotel Review: Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, Florida

How to Live Like a Rock Star in Orlando I have recently returned from a family vacation to Orlando, Florida and must say that I now need a rest to recuperate! I'm sure if you have ever visited this adventure
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Taj Lands End

HOTEL REVIEW: TAJ LANDS END, MUMBAI

Many people have heard about the famous Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India but did you know there is another Taj in Mumbai? I know it very well; The Taj Lands End was home for me for around 18
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Airbnb rental

AIRBNB RENTAL INSTEAD OF A HOTEL?

I recently needed to visit Chicago a week earlier than I had originally planned and at fairly short notice. My visit coincided with the graduation season and I discovered that Downtown Chicago has quite a few schools. Add to that
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MAURITIUS: THE FOUR SEASONS RESORT AT ANAHITA

While in blogging semi retirement David and I enjoyed a week long stay on the island of Mauritius. Having loved our trip to the Maldives so very much it didn't take long before we wanted that feeling of the sand
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CONSTANCE MOOFUSHI RESORT

Maldives: Constance Moofushi Resort Review

I have only been back in Mumbai a few hours and the withdrawal symptoms are setting in fast. As I put my shoes on this morning a little Maldivian sand scattered on the carpet and made me sigh. I gazed
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INDIA: ANANDA IN THE HIMALAYAS : A DESTINATION SPA

The following article was recently published in the Mumbai Connexion's Chalo! magazine, reprinted here with some additional photos. A 3-day visit in March to celebrate my husbands 'special' birthday. When I first arrived in Mumbai in September 2013 probably like
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