Stories written by Joanna Fox
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Mykonos
Travel

Essential Guide to the Greek Islands

If you’re looking for a vacation filled with endless sunshine, great food, tons of inexpensive, incredible wines and so many shades of Mediterranean blue your head will spin, look no further than the Greek islands and dreamy places like Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, Crete, Zakynthos and Paros. From art and culture that dates back thousands of […]

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Homes

Get the Look: Provence Style Living Room

There’s no place quite like Provence. The intoxicating scents of lavender and rosemary mingle in the air amongst orange and cherry blossoms, wild daffodils and lily of the valley, while the area’s many fruit trees bear almonds, peaches, apricots and figs. From wild thyme to olives, grapes or honey, this land is so bountiful and […]

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Travel

Where to go When: May

May is the perfect time to get away. Lovely, warm sunny days give way to fresh spring nights, and with great pre-season deals, you’ll miss the high travel traffic of June, July and August. From sunny Southern California to the Big Island, the breathtaking Italian Amalfi coast or the rich history and culture of Croatia’s […]

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Homes

Get The Look: Retro-Inspired Living Room

Ever wonder how the expression ‘living out loud’ would translate in a decor sense? Well, take a look at the living room in the very fabulous Old Las Palmas villa in Palm Springs, California. For a desert location, this villa is anything but dull and dry. Full of retro-inspired bursts of bold colour, personality for […]

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Ronda, Spain old town cityscape on the Tajo Gorge.
Travel

Where to go When: April

With the spring season in full force and nature blooming with possibilities, what better time to take advantage of the crisp, refreshing weather, warm sunshine, and overall feeling of renewal and rejuvenation. Here are four trip ideas that will give you a well deserved break, and add a little spring to your step! Paris Paris […]

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Travel

7 Reasons to Love Mallorca

One of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, Mallorca has something for every type of traveler. From the rugged regions of the west where hikers and bikers can explore the Serra de Tramuntana’s limestone landscape, to the cliffside trails of the north. From the less populated beaches of the east coast where the are […]

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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 […]