Category Archives: Beauty

Catrineta in Carvoeiro

March 2nd, 2021 Today we’re continuing our wander through the Algarve with a stop in sunny Carvoeiro. We LOVED our two-night stay here at Algar Seco Parque, located on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. The complex has studios, suites catrineta (♥), apartments, bungalows and villas within a beautifully landscaped site. Rates are reasonable for such comfortable accommodations (with kitchens) —

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Sagres Fortress in Black and White

March 1st, 2021 As promised yesterday, today we’re in the Algarve on the southern coast of Portugal. More specifically, we’re at Sagres — the southwestern promontory of the whole of Europe, with the Atlantic Ocean lapping at its cliffs. Rather than just repost my original story, today I’m sharing photos of Sagres Fortress in black and white. It’s a two-for-one!

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Revisiting Thaipusam, 2014


  January 30th, 2021 After yesterday’s introduction, today we’re back at Thaipusam. This post is refreshed from 2014, my second year viewing the event. Tomorrow, we’re back on the magic carpet. See you then, Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos from

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Revisiting Thaipusam, 2013

  January 29th, 2021 With yesterday’s reverence, today we’re revisiting my post from 2013 about Thaipusam in Singapore, with updated and additional photos. Depending on when you’re reading this, pour yourself a cup of coffee, tea or wine. This is a lengthy post of first impressions, explanations and historical background of an event I knew nothing about at the time.

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