Travel Writer, Photographer & Solo World Adventurer

VIGNETTE PIZZERIA – A Passion for Pizza

November 21st, 2015     The star attraction at Vignette is Pizza, not just any Pizza but the best Neopolitain Pizza this side of Naples !! How is that possible ? Firstly, the Chef is Mark Hopper, who has stellar credentials, formerly Executive...

Letter from Portland Oregon – BARISTA

April 15th, 2015 Letter from Portland, Oregon - BARISTA COFFEE SHOP in the Pearl District. If it’s historic old warehouses, great street life and a funky, cool atmosphere that attracts you, then look no further than the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon.  Centrally...

Letter from Portland – KEEN GARAGE

April 4th, 2015 KEEN  GARAGE - in the Pearl District, Portland, Oregon. The Pearl District is one of the “must see” Portland neighborhoods.  Previously a derelict collection of warehouses, railway yards and tenement buildings, it has gone through a renaissance and is...

LETTER from Ecuador – Banos de Agua Santa

  March 15th, 2015. Ecuador has one of the greatest volcanic densities in the world with thirty active volcanoes giving rise to continuous seismic activity.  Of these, there are ten volcanoes that are highly active and this includes Tungurahua,  five miles outside of...

EDENTON, NC. Visiting Eleanor

EDENTON, NC - one of the prettiest small towns in the USA. Edenton, North Carolina has been described by Forbes Magazine as one of the prettiest small towns in the USA. March 11th, 2015 If one could open a travel magazine, have the pages come to life  and then imagine...

EDENTON – The Cotton Mill Conversion

Re-purposing a 1900's Cotton Mill for the 21st Century, in Edenton, NC. March 11th,  2015. How lucky could I be………..I had read about the Cotton Mill conversion and asked Eleanor if she would put it on our itinerary when I visited.  Little did I know ,she would ask her...