Stories written by Jenny Cahill-Jones
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Homes

Francis Ford Coppola’s Italian Retreat

Francis Ford Coppola – the name needs no introduction. As a director in the 1970s he changed the face of filmmaking with The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, and in the decades since his children have made their own waves in Hollywood. His daughter Sofia directed the cult movie Lost in Translation, and his son Roman […]

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Travel

24 Hours in San Diego

The birthplace of California and the closest West Coast city to the Mexican border, San Diego has a distinct SoCal-meets-Mexico vibe, from the chilled out beach communities to the proliferation of excellent taco joints. The sprawling city covers almost 400 sq miles, so you wont see everything in one trip, let alone one day, but […]

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Travel

Dream Come True: A Spectacular Home on the Amalfi Coast

For Maria Ferida Fava, opening the doors to the first guests at her crimson-walled villa in the chic Amalfi Coast town of Praiano was not just about the satisfaction that comes with the completion of a long building project. Nor was it pride in the savvy business decision of creating a luxury villa in a […]

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Travel

The Winter Sun Weekender: Turks and Caicos

Looking for an easy escape from winter weather? With incredible beaches, a laid-back vibe and year-round sunshine, the Turks and Caicos islands are fast becoming the destination of choice for savvy travelers in North America. The Turks and Caicos islands are made up of over 40 coral outposts, most nothing more than small cays with […]

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Travel

7 Reasons to Love Cape Town

At the very bottom of the African continent, in the shadow of the awe-inspiring Table Mountain, you’ll find Cape Town. Beautiful, eclectic, and with a complex history, there are many reasons to visit the Mother City; here are 7 excellent ones to get you started. 1.     Surfing Safari Cape Town is squeezed between the Atlantic […]

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Travel

7 Reasons to Love Costa Rica

1. The Wildlife Toucans and sloths, monkeys, turtles and more, Costa Rica is an absolute haven for wildlife lovers. A visit to the rainforest is your best chance of seeing the richest variety of wildlife, but howler monkeys, iguanas, hummingbirds and others can be easily seen along the coast. If you’ve never heard the unworldly […]

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People

Vacation Diary – Diipa Khosla Heads to New York

She’s only been blogging since last year, but Indian-born Diipa Khosla has been taking the fashion world by storm with her cool, calm and collected looks on Instagram. Diipa recently stayed with us in New York City – and here she tells us about her work and her first time in the Big Apple. 1. […]

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Travel

24 Hours in Turks and Caicos

Dreaming of Caribbean escape with miles of unspoiled beaches, crystal waters and world-class cuisine? You’ve come to the right place. Turks and Caicos, a British protectorate with Jamaican influences and the American dollar, boasts the third largest barrier reef in the world, making for calm, clear ocean and excellent snorkeling and diving. Though the islands […]