Stories written by Joanna Fox
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Travel

Day Tripping: St Martin

White sands, clear waters, lush green palms trees, ice cold beer and sunshine for days… all islands in the Caribbean are pretty much alike right? Wrong! From volcanoes to steep hills, desert-like limestone expanses and dense tropical forests, there is a surprising amount of diversity within the Caribbean (not to mention its languages – Spanish, […]

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Villa Splendida
Homes

Get the Look: Rustic Italian Dining Room

A cool evening breeze comes through the open window, rustling the light linen curtains as the warm, festive room is filled with the din of cutlery, conversation and the smell of a delicious home-cooked meal. Chairs scrape the wood floor, wine glasses clink and the soft glow from the candles makes everyone want this meal to […]

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Travel

Where to go When: March

Spring has sprung (or at least it’s on its way) as we leave behind the dark days of winter and head to brighter, lighter and especially warmer times. And with the month of March we have spring break ahead, that eagerly awaited vacation where everyone dreams of sunny days on the beach, exotic getaways or […]

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Romantic Bali Bedroom
Homes

Get The Look: Beautiful Balinese Bedroom

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and nothing says romance like a beautiful canopy bed. This gorgeous Indonesian style room at the Saraswati Villa in Bali has all the elements you need to create the perfect private sanctuary: a four-poster bed with flowing, cream curtains, a soft, natural colour scheme and the perfect mix of […]

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italian kitchen
Homes

Get The Look: Italian Dream Kitchen

Whether it’s the architecture, the setting, the view, the decor, or the overall feeling that the Spinaltermine Villa resonates, it’s simply divine. Nestled within Umbria’s scenic rolling hills, with stone walls, marble floors, wood beams, a neutral palette, impeccable taste, stunning views and all the modern comforts one could ask for, this villa is the […]

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Travel

Where to go when: February

We all know that when this month rolls around everybody is about ready for a mid-winter pick-me-up. With the holiday season and new year’s celebrations a distant, blurry memory, this is the time when we start to fantasize about that winter getaway to refresh our perspectives, and our scenery. Whether it’s snow, sun or an […]

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Travel

Island Hopping Around Antigua

White sands, clear waters, lush green palms trees, ice cold beer and sunshine for days… All islands in the Caribbean are pretty much alike right? Wrong! From volcanoes to steep hills, desert-like limestone expanses and dense tropical forests, there is a surprising amount of diversity within the Caribbean (not to mention that islands speak Spanish, while […]

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Le Cottage St Martin
Food

Where to Eat in St Martin

Since 1648, the Caribbean island of St Martin has been the smallest piece of land peacefully shared by two countries: France and the Netherlands. The northern French side (St Martin) is often compared to a picturesque fishing village, with colorful villas and houses dotting the hills above small ports and long stretches of white sand […]