Why the Algarve, Portugal should be your next holiday

Portugal has flown under the travel radar for many years, but thanks in part to social media, Portugal’s authentic culture, beautiful architecture and photogenic beaches are being discovered by more travellers than ever. With its sunny weather, budget friendly accommodation, friendly locals, fresh food and cheap wine, it’s no wonder the...

Mindful Travel

This summer I was lucky enough to take a 3-week holiday to Ireland. Home to more family on my husband’s side than I can count, my favourite big-old trees and a heck of a lot of places to see. My heart was full the whole time, just like it was the last time I visited 9 years earlier. The difference this time though, was all in my mind. On the...

Travel Makes You Rich

If you’re looking for a quick way to get rich. I have the answer. TRAVEL!  For anyone who knows me – travel is my first love and I am rich in experiences for making it a priority in my life. There’s a certain vulnerability that comes when you venture out from the familiar and immerse yourself in different cities, countries,...

DOTE Intern takes NYC

As a lover of fashion, my dream city has always been New York. Growing up watching shows and movies like Devil Wears Prada, Gossip Girl and Sex and the City, all based in New York City I grew obsessed with the idea of living there. Before I had even been there I knew I would absolutely love it. It seemed so magical like anything was possible in...

Paris + London

It was 7 A.M in Paris, and I was sitting in my hotel room ready to take on the day. Although the jet leg was catching up with me, I was in Paris. So, nevermind sleep, I told myself to go taste some food, do some shopping, and see the sites so I could share my top experiences with you from my short trip to Paris and London. In August, I spent...