Category Archives: Travel

Prada in the desert

I finally made it to Marfa. For those of you who don’t know, Marfa is in West Texas in what many consider to be the middle of nowhere.  You drive 8.5 hours west on the I10 and it is located between the Davis … Continue reading

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Hollering and Swallering in Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Tennessee is a 12 hour drive or a 2 hour flight from Houston and is in the heart of the South. The Country Music Festival (CMA Fest) is perfect time of year to visit the home of honky-tonks and … Continue reading

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America’s North-West Foodie Heaven – Portland & Seattle

The north-west area of the US is similar to the north-east in terms of its beautiful landscapes, jaw-dropping National Parks, outdoor adventures and relaxed, earthy vibe.  Both regions also offer visitors reason to plan a trip around their food & … Continue reading

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Visiting America’s National Park Beauties

Most people that travel the US spend their time at the big city hitters…LA, New York, Vegas, San Fran, Chicago and Boston.  There is no doubt these cities are all encapsulating and exciting, however it is the National Parks of … Continue reading

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Savannah Georgia

Years ago, back in Australia, I saw an episode of Getaway where Catriona Rowntree goes to Savannah, Georgia and I knew I had to go. Savannah is a great holiday destination if you want to visit the deep south.  The … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Derby

On the eve of the 2012 Kentucky Derby ‘the greatest 2 minutes in sport’, it feels like the whole nation has suddenly gone crazy for horse racing, when in fact you hardly hear about this much loved ‘sport of kings’ … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet Pictures – A Day Trip to Brenham

When we first moved to Houston, we were told that there is a yearly tradition to take photos of the kids in in a field of Bluebonnets. Bluebonnets are the state flower of Texas and their peak season is late … Continue reading

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