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A tour of Aoyama

When staying in Tokyo we like to be in the Shibuya neighbourhood, easy to walk to most places, lots of great restaurants and parks. Aoyama is a neighbourhood close to Shibuya and the architecture there always blows my mind. The Japanese architecture is insanely great at the best of times, but this neighbourhood has the […]

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MEIJI

I’m very excited to share with you my trip to the Meiji shrine, Tokyo. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Japan twice in the last year; roughly every six months, which is a trajectory I would like to keep going! (I am already planning to be back in October). Whilst I travel I like to […]

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Organic ideas

  Yesterday saw the launch of YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group’s tech hub, a new office space in West London’s White City dedicated to revolutionising the tech sector and moving it forward into a very bright future. Yoox & Net a porter merged last year to create one of the biggest luxury fashion companies in the world, combining […]

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The salt flats of Peru

A short drive away from the Inkaterra hotel is Urubamba’s famous geological landmark, the Salinas de Maras or salt flats. The road to the salt evaporated ponds is amazing in itself. We drove along giant flat dirt roads that kick up dust behind, whilst the view in our front windscreen were giant mountains with snow topped peaks shrouded in cloud. As […]

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Inkaterra Hacienda, Urubamba

A night in the sacred valley

Whilst on our road trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu we stopped off in Urubamba. The drive is long even though you don’t travel that far. It takes nearly 5 hours to drive 200km just because of the slowly winding roads up and down the mountainside. We decided to stop at the sacred valley as […]

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Lima, Peru

A fly by in Lima, Peru

Travelling to Peru, specifically, Lima; has been one of the best experiences of my life.. maybe because it came about completely unexpectedly, it took me by surprise as a country. I’ll start from the beginning with saying that South America was never hugely on my bucket list (I have no excuses as to why this […]

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TO INFINITY

Mirage House by Kios Architects via Dezeen Forever dreaming of a far flung minimalist holiday home, this popped up on my c_l_o feed and I couldn’t resist the share. Precisely where I wish I was right now and perhaps every summer for the rest of time..

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Conrad Koh Samui

ISLAND DREAMER

This is the last of my snaps from the incredible Conrad, Koh Samui. Sunrises and sunsets, I miss waking up every morning and seeing this view. It really is without a doubt the most beautiful I have ever encountered. With the islands on the horizon like jewels on a necklace, it was a true postcard […]

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