Exploring Normandy with IlyMix

Whizzing around country roads, past thatched cottages and the occasional cow until we come to the blue gray horizon of the Norman coast: the perfect…

Pret à Porter & Passports

Wandering open air markets, exploring the hallowed halls of famous department stores, concept boutiques and street vendors, welcome to my musings on shopping and travel.…

Birthday in Barcelona

In my opinion travel, from absorbing the sights of the place for the first time, to trying local cuisine and immersing yourself in another culture,…

Bastille Day

The Eiffel Tower, dazzling in the light of countless fireworks, the chicest patriotic outfits on the street, baguettes, cheese and rosé: It’s Bastille Day in…

Paris is always a good idea

After 36 hours of continuous travel, 2 hours sleep, 3 flights, 2 taxis, tiny elevators, oversized luggage and poorly timed rain, I had finally moved to…

Audubon & Étoufée: A Weekend in Charleston

Spanish moss swaying in the breeze, the kaleidoscope of houses, flowers, sun dresses and polo shirts, a richly bubbling Carolina cadence that mellows and deepens…

La Dolce Vita

Italian for the sweet life, for me it means days filled with sea, sun and sand stylishly topped off with my slogan sunhat As an…