Sonoma County is the gloriously laid-back sister of glamorous Napa Valley, known for its down-to-earth rustic vibes and celebrated farm-to-table cuisine. It’s a place to slow down, connect to the land … [Read more...] about 19 Things to Do in Sonoma County, California
From the food trucks to the forests to the creative, quirky vibes, Portland is filled with the ingredients that make up my ideal city. We spent a week there, soaking it all in slowly, and this post is … [Read more...] about Handpicked City Guide: The Best of What to Do in Portland, Oregon
Portland has become a well known foodie destination, best known for its high-end food carts, serving dishes from around the world. Some give rise to restaurants while others stick to their humble … [Read more...] about The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Portland, Oregon
Have you got any adventures planned for 2019? We have our eyes on New England for a road trip, a return to New York, and some English travels to Cornwall. And I also have some ideas for you, based on … [Read more...] about Five special trips to take in 2019
Driving down California’s Pacific Coast Highway is one of the world’s most iconic road trips and one that Steve and I had our sights set on for years. We had both done the trip when younger – in fact … [Read more...] about The Ultimate California Road Trip Itinerary
What’s my dream US trip? Steve and I have been dreaming of our California road trip for years. It started with San Francisco and then stretched all the way down the coast to San Diego, even adding … [Read more...] about What’s your dream USA trip?
Eeeep, every day I get a little more excited about our trip to California, and now it’s just a mere two weeks’ away! We’re off for two months, driving down the California coast with two side trips to … [Read more...] about California, here we come!
New York, New York. It was my first time in the city and I spent my time running around, delighting in the fictional familiarity. I was there for the theatrical premiere of Steve's film Planetary and … [Read more...] about Instagramming New York
Sex and the City, Mad Men, Girls, Friends – New York is home to so many fictional scenes that I spent my time in the city suspended in a semi-dream state between fiction and reality. Visiting any … [Read more...] about Living fiction: impressions of New York
The empty house chided me. “You shouldn’t be here. You’re needed elsewhere.” Steve had left that morning – set off for the States to release his first feature film. The stress leading up to that … [Read more...] about You only live once