On the last day of a holiday, I have a tendency to revisit the places I've been to check if I missed anything – and Antibes was no exception.

A Long Goodbye to Antibes

Beach at Nice looking towards Sant-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
A day beginning in search of local produce and local legends in Antibes ends with ice cream at Fenocchio and finding peace amongst the sadness in Nice.

Finding Peace in Antibes and Nice

View across the rooftops of Grasse
While Paris is home to the great French haute couture houses, another of France's most famous exports has its fragrant roots further south in Grasse.

Sights and Scents of Grasse

pinkschmink on the rocks beside the ramparts in Antibes
When we arrived in Antibes, the first thing I wanted to do was explore the winding streets of the old town. The second was to eat gelato.

Exploring Antibes

Traditional Cornish cream tea at the Lifebuoy Cafe, Fowey, Cornwall
On our second morning in Cornwall, we had to say goodbye to our little Airbnb hideaway and the tiny hamlet of Demelza.

Quintessential Cornwall

pinkschmink jumps at the top of Rough Tor on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall
When you're lucky enough to be invited to a wedding near Bodmin in Cornwall, it would be silly not to extend the trip into a Cornish mini-break ...

Conquering Bodmin

Heading for the French Riviera this summer? Shop my guide to chic Côte d'Azur style for the ultimate summer holiday wardrobe.

The Riviera Style Edit

Antoine and Martin look out over the Thames at night from the MV Edwardian, London
In May, I was lucky enough to be invited for a river cruise through the heart of London town to celebrate the wedding of my dear friends Antoine and Martin.

The Greatest Thing You’ll Ever Learn

Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech
We began our last day in Marrakech with a late lunch at one of the city's best-known landmarks.

Legends of Marrakech

Dried flowers in neon rainbow colours for sale in the souk, Marrakech
If you asked me to summarise overarching impression of Marrakech in one word, it would be 'colour'.

A Wander in the Medina