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julia-3652julia at 20 months –  jumping in the pool, playing sand castles on the beach, hunting for geckos, petting potcakes, and a sandy feet baby life, enjoying her last week in paradise (although she probably doesn’t know) ♡

a weekly portrait of my daughter 

providenciales beach guide

myseastory-turks-and-caicos-beach-guidehow many beaches have you visited in turks and caicos? grace bay beach is the longest, beautiful and award winning one, but there are so many more worth a visit. there are still a couple i have never been too (and will have to be on my bucket list for my first visit back!) –

follow the map for our favorite beaches around providenciales – Continue reading

inspiring photographers / 03

peter-mendelson-via-myseastory-1having a blog has it perks, and the people i get to meet through it, is one of them. photographer peter mendelson first contacted me for tips on turks and caicos, he was planning a trip with his family and looking to photograph some hidden gems.

i love seeing turks and caicos through other people’s eyes, where have they found beauty (sometimes places totally overlooked by me!), and how they portray it. Continue reading

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julia-3552julia at 19 months –  we’re trying to pack in as much beach and pool as we can, but it’s been way too hot during the day. also, most of julia’s friends have just started nursery, so that means less playdates :( so we’ve been exploring different spots on island, and i specially love this one with pirates to play with and the turks and caicos map ♡

a weekly portrait of my daughter 

the raleigh hotel / miami

raleigh-hotel-by-myseastory-12when travelling from turks and caicos to portugal or back, we like making a pit stop in miami for a night. it helps break the long trip, plus, shopping is great and so is the food. we’ve been doing this for almost 5 years, so miami feels a little bit like our second home. we’ve stayed at several hotels, some we really like, some not that much. but our favorite by far is the raleigh hotel. Continue reading