Mom, Dad, I’m Hiking an Extinct Volcano!

Tales To Write Home About “To those who are enthralled by mountains their wonder is beyond all dispute. To those who are not, their allure is a kind of madness. What is this strange force that drives us upwards? This silent song of the summit…” […]

We Found Love in a Pink-Walled Boulangerie ~ Reunion Island

  It’s said that the trick to getting a sleepy, reluctant mind ready for a run or hike is to put on your socks and shoes and tie up the laces, nice and tight. This simple activity fools the body into thinking it’s ready. It’s […]

Four Hands, One Kitchen & Infinite Flavours

  It was a four-hands dinner beside the sea at 20 Degres Sud, Mauritius, with two Relais & Châteaux Head Chefs coming together in one kitchen. But there were countless nimble fingers and precise instruments at work in the hotel kitchen that night. Several chefs […]

I Still Remember You After All These Years ~ Oh, Kenya…

The Call of the Wild I remember a lot about our time together. Kenya and I. The places she took me, the nights under the stars, the quiet of her expanse in the Chyulu Hills and the energy of her wildness in the Maasai Mara. […]