A Blonde Gypsy’s Look Back at 2012

A Blonde Gypsy’s Look Back at 2012

Happy New Year, SHABL! Larissa here. Hope you all had joyous celebrations Monday night and are already hustling hard and thinking big in terms of what you want out of 2013. I’ll leave the pep talks to Robert but will just add that believing in your ability to actually...
HighLIGHTS of Fête des lumières in Lyon, France

HighLIGHTS of Fête des lumières in Lyon, France

Hello, hello SHABL! Hope this post finds you warm and well wherever you are. I’ve got a real treat for you today – an extremely festive piece that certainly isn’t boring but perhaps a bit girly for a manly gent like Robert to publish. It involves sparkly, colorful...
An Introduction to the Algarve

An Introduction to the Algarve

Hello SHABL, I don’t know about where you are, but where I am it’s getting cold, dark and damp. Call it catharsis or whatever but in an effort to combat my pre-winter blues I’ve decided to put together a photo essay and mini introduction of the...
To Cognac, France and Beyond

To Cognac, France and Beyond

Bonjour SHABL, A couple blog posts ago I told you about a press trip I went on to Poitou Charentes in France and I just wanted to share some more of the details of that with you. The trip was coined Epic Cognac but the truth is there is so much more to the area than...
Much love for Madeira, Portugal

Much love for Madeira, Portugal

Olá SHABL, It has been a little over one month since I left Sweden and it feels like it has been one year. Yes, time flies when you are having fun; it also passes at an alarming rate when you have a jam-packed itinerary and are trying to cover as much ground as...
Olá From Portugal, SHABL!

Olá From Portugal, SHABL!

Dear SHABL, Sorry for my absence but trust me when I say I have been quite the busy bee! Right now I am coming at you live from the Algarve in Portugal after a couple weeks of craziness. Before I fill you in on that, I have to mention – you are reading the...