As we pulled upto our hotel, the Renaissance Resort in Oranjestad, Aruba the utter disappointment I felt was hard to cloak! I wanted the Caribbean dream: a resort on a white sandy beach with turquoise waters. Even as the lovely Rose-Ann was checking me in telling me about the lovely room I had and the […]
Is there such a thing as paradise on Earth? Well, there is a little island in the south Caribbean, not far off the coast of Venezuela- Aruba, the A in the ABC of the Dutch Antilles**. This little island is full of surprises and will make any visitor want to go back again and again. […]
On a dreary, wet late November afternoon in London a broad smile lit up our faces as we rounded the corner into the courtyard of the St Ermin’s hotel. There were lights, flowers in bloom, trees still with full green foliage, defying the season.
We are quite used to hopping across the English Channel by ferry. It’s relatively quick and cost effective. In the past 20 odd years we’ve taken nearly all the routes- some still running, some long stopped. Our favourite crossing always used to be Harwich to Hook van Holland- it meant leaving the office at 5pm […]
If you were to imagine an island paradise, what would it look like? I’m willing to bet it would look something like this…
Holidays are to be enjoyed as a family, right? It is precious time to spend together after all. Holidays are the prime opportunity to create those lasting memories. Yet, being together 24/7 can be tiring. We are used to having a bit of space in our day to day lives away from eachother… even if […]