Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari, Modena In the vast stadium of fluorescent light, the cars look like glowing orbs of style. Raised on low platforms, each machine is given a respectful space from the others. Despite the name, this is not a museum. This is more a shrine… and everything is set up to allow visitors ...
Jackie Onassis naked She thought she was safe, far away from the creatures that chased her, armed with their notebooks and cameras. She thought she had found a sanctuary where she could be free from constant fear of an invasion. So it was here, on the island of Skorpios in the Ionian Sea, that Jackie ...
Our Italian villa Through the windows of our Umbrian villa, I had watched the Italian sun in battle with the clouds all day. At times I thought a victor should be declared – unfortunately on the side of grey. But not long before the sun was about to set and retire from the warfare for ...
Hostel Inn, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina It said it was a hostel but the first thing you see when you arrive is the enormous pool. And not just any pool – there’s a volleyball net stretched across one part of it, there are deckchairs arranged around one side, and on the other side there are tables ...
Away from Punta del Este Punta del Este is the typical beach holiday in Uruguay. But it’s not the best. Here, the sands stretch for kilometres. Waves crash onto the shore, filling the air with thunder and the smell of salt. Birds fly overhead while fish leap from the water. The sun rises in the ...
This isn’t the usual sort of post that I write, but I needed to share the stunning experience I had with some friends in Thailand. There are certain days when you wonder how you’ve been lucky enough to be surrounded by such amazing natural scenery. This was one of those days. We’d been staying on ...
For most of us, the extravagant life of luxury we see in television shows or magazines stays just that – a notion we understand, can see, can imagine but can’t touch. It seems so close and potentially so attainable but crossing the barrier through the screen or the magazine page to make it reality often ...