FFG Travels: The White Elephant, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts

Whenever you pick up a travel magazine, scroll through a social media site or happen upon a brochure that features pictures of Nantucket, chances are you are seeing images of this island depicted under a bright summer sun. This is a playground for the rich and famous in the summer months, there’s no doubt about that. Ferries, planes, yachts and…
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FFG Travels: Chapel House, Penzance, Cornwall

The older I get, and let’s not sugarcoat this people, as I am ageing rapidly, the more inclined I am to seek out places that bring me tranquility. Long gone are the adventure excursions on a monthly basis. They’ve been replaced by a hunt for something that will quiet my soul and give me a moment or two to just…
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FFG Travels: The Scarlet Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Cornwall has always been a rather mysterious place for me. For years, I’ve heard friends talk about their summers in Newquay, while I flew back to the USA to enjoy the warmer months, with guaranteed sunshine, alongside my family. Then, two years ago I was handed a book that, well, changed everything. Written by Milly Kenny-Ryder, The Weekend Journals Guide…
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FFG Travels: The beauty of Babington House

The morning of this year’s first frost, I was bundled up against the elements with knee high wellies on my feet, a heavy coat over my shoulders and a big wooly hat atop my head. I had ventured out to watch the sunrise over the rolling hills of Somerset and found myself paralysed in a moment of such natural beauty…
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FFG Travels: Kiawah Island Resort, South Carolina

When new acquaintances ask me to describe my home in “The South,” I know they are always expecting me to compare my lifestyle to something out of Gone With The Wind, Fried Green Tomatoes or Dawson’s Creek. There is an incredible romance that has built up around this part of the world, because of the way it has been portrayed in popular…
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