An Inside Look at Yves Saint Laurent’s Majorelle Garden & Museum in Marrakech

Created by the French Orientalist artist, Jacques Majorelle over almost forty years Majorelle Garden features a Cubist villa designed by the French architect, Paul Sinoir. Acquired by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Jardin Majorelle is one of the most visited places in Marrakech. When we were in Marrakech last Read More …

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail Colorado

Sitting pretty at 8,250 feet above sea level, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail is the highest botanical garden in the United States and possibly the world.  With views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, bright blooms, other high elevation plants, manicured flowerbeds, streams and waterfalls, it is a beautiful garden Read More …

A walk in the Gardens at San Ysidro Ranch California

Nestled in the Montecito foothills of Southern California not too far from Santa Barbara is San Ysidro Ranch. The romantic location, beautiful gardens and the classic luxury it offers have been a draw for discriminating travelers for over a century. John and Jackie Kennedy honeymoon here! We took a peek Read More …

One Day in Salzburg: Walking in the footsteps of Mozart and singing Do Re Me at Mirabell Palace Gardens and other things to do

We were driving from Vienna to Geneva during our Alps road trip and Salzburg was our base for 3 days.   We only spent one day in Salzburg, most others were spent in the car drives.  It was the perfect base for some amazing road trips in Austria all within close distance from Salzburg. Located Read More …

Texas Lavender Fields: Why go to Provence when you can find them right here?

Did you know you can find these beautiful purple carpets of lavender fields right here in Texas! Yes, there are Lavender Farms in Texas and there is even a Lavender Festival hosted by the city of Blanco.   Here are a few Texas Lavender Fields (some near Dallas) where you will find these Read More …