The widest private house in England, and probably Europe, is on the mend after 25 years of neglect, although the final restoration will take 20 to 30 years and cost between £150 […]
It used to be that sailing solo on cruise ships was like the opening lyric of the old hit song “One” by Three Dog Night. You know, the song that begins by […]
Here in Southern Ontario we have gone with a rush from icy cold winter to blistering hot summer and what better way to celebrate with some fabulous salads–Cobb Salad, Salad Niçoise and […]
Many years ago our wine scribe Jim Walker, inspired by Peter Mayle’s book A Year in Provence, decided to visit southern France and experience for himself what all the fuss was about. […]
After sailing across the Pacific Ocean for the better part of a week, we were delighted to cast our eyes upon the beautiful people and Island of Oahu.
The authentic recipe for Oysters Rockefeller was developed at Antoine’s in New Orleans in 1899 and remains a secret to this day, but we come close with our own delicious version.
Taking a leisurely cruise to Hawaii from the west coast of North America is one of the most relaxing and luxurious ways to visit this tropical paradise. And while the destination is […]
One of the big things on my life bucket list was to go whale watching and in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, we discovered the HQ of whale experiences.
Mayans made Isla Cozumel a sacred place where they built temples to worship their gods. But when the Mayan civilization was decimated, their island fell into obscurity until its magnificent coral reefs […]
Ten privately owned stately homes in England have formed themselves into a consortium to promote their properties. We’ve visited many of them, but today we’ve got our sights on Blenheim Palace – […]