Travel Treasures

I leave a piece of my heart in all the places I visit, and in return I bring back mementos to help me cherish all the beautiful memories.

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The kind weavers at the Mysore Silk Factory gave me this beautiful gold thread.

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This treasure I now keep in a wooden box from Jaipur.

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A print of ‘The Portrait of Madame Reclaimer’, that I found whilst rummaging through an antique store in Mapusa, Goa.

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Coral washed ashore by the crystal-clear waters of Sri Lanka’s Ahangama beach.

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A delicious ginger drink that I sipped at Villa Halia, while taking in the verdant beauty of the Botanic Gardens, Singapore.

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The beautiful glass bottle now sits atop my desk and takes me back to that wonderful, balmy, November afternoon.

Flower Power, Pitbulls of the Revolution

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Sophie Gamand is the talented artist who creates beautiful portraits of pitbulls wearing flower crowns. Sophie began this project to help people rediscover the innocence and love pitbulls have in their hearts and to help them find a home they so truly deserve.

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Be a part of ‘Flower Power, Pitbulls of the Revolution’, do your bit by sharing pictures of the many wonderful, loving dogs that are looking for a home to call their own.

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Please visit sophiegamand.com to learn more about her work with shelter animals and helpful tips to photograph them.

Road Trip to Mysore

My dear friend was visiting India for a short while and to make the most of her time here we embarked on a road trip to Mysore.

#1 Stopped for breakfast at Shivalli and was thrilled to find beautiful
bonsai at their nursery.

#2 Mesmerised by the art of making Mysore Silk Sarees, embellished with
pure gold at the KSIC factory.

#3 Delicious pizzas and great company(!) for an alfresco lunch at
the Old House, Jayalakshmipuram.

#4 Found beautiful, vintage postcards at Oriental Arts,
Jaganmohan Palace.

#5 A refreshing walk at the lush, expansive gardens of the
Lalith Mahal Palace.

A do nothing vacation at Linger, Gokarna

Gokarna is a small temple town in Coastal Karnataka with serene, idyllic beaches.

Here is a short guide to experience the languid beauty of Gokarna.

A do nothing holiday in Gokarna, Karnataka

Take a stroll on the beach, watch your dog frolic in the sand and eat the waves!

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Comb the beach for unique sea shells, marvel at your treasure, pack them away.

A do nothing holiday, Gokarna

Stay in Eco-friendly huts that complement the untouched beauty of this fishing hamlet.

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Spot the dolphins, watch the sunset, wish upon a star.

Rare Earth Farm Stay

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I recently turned a year older and decided to celebrate at Rare Earth, an all-organic farm located on the outskirts of Bangalore.
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Keeping you company are ducks, geese, turkeys, horses and 6 affectionate dogs.
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Fresh, delicious food is served al fresco and to great music.
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The home and the cottages are eco-friendly and filled with antique furniture.
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Altogether a wonderful, sun-soaked birthday!
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You can book a stay by emailing Rare Earth Farm at rareearthfarmstay@gmail.com

 

Have your own organic staycation, treat yourself to delicious Organic Chocolate!