Soul Travel – Leh part 1

A journey to Leh / ladakh is the sort of journey that changes you as a person. It’s unforgettable with it’s ever changing multi coloured, stark and piercingly  beautiful landscape. The softness and gentleness of the people. It invites you to question and realign your sense of self in all the vastness that inspires awe at every turn. It’s majestic and otherworldly and should be … Continue reading Soul Travel – Leh part 1

Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway contd………..

Here is the second property, 300 year-old caves that were once the homes of local fishermen and farmers.With the help of native craftsmen and using the local stone this historical setting has been gradually transformed into blissful getaway!  visit for more information  http://www.perivolas.gr/about-us/       Continue reading Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway contd………..

SRI LANKA – part 4 AMANGALLA and Villa Bentota

A peak inside ….  AMANGALLA  – 10 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Sri Lanka The Library   Love this cupboard in the corridor.   bedroom shutters I want …. Tamil for “please clean my room”   One of the best lunches!! VILLA BENTOTA A boutique hotel by the Paradise Road owners. MOHOTTI WALAUWA 138/18 – 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka hands and legs, reflections !     Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 4 AMANGALLA and Villa Bentota

SRI LANKA – part 3 The Beach , Ahungalla

5 days at the beach. Bliss and peace. We had the entire Sri Lankan and Australian cricket teams staying at our hotel,with half the Sri Lankan army camping out on the beach (to protect the teams of course ) The beaches were spotless, the pool was private. We lunched at the Aman Galla(my dream hotel)and dined at the Paradise road – Villa Bentota. The food … Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 3 The Beach , Ahungalla

SRI LANKA – part 2 , Hill Country, Nurelia

Our next stop was central Sri Lanka and the misty hills of ‘Nurelia’ or Nuwara Eliya. We ended up staying at a terrible hotel, but spent a fabulous day at theTea Factory. When this tea factory was built on the Hethersett Plantation it was regarded, as a remarkable work of engineering. It was eventually closed down in 1973 and beautifully restored and transformed into a … Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 2 , Hill Country, Nurelia

Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway

Location: Greece, Island of Therassia There are two hotels here owned and designed by Costis Psychas which are my current obsession! 1) Perivolas hideaway (the converted pumice stone warehouse) 2) Perivolas Oia Santorini,300 year old converted caves, which were the homes of local farmers and fishermen. This building was originally a warehouse built for a pumice mine. Part of the building was built in the water … Continue reading Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway