"Belinda recently escorted me through Porto and the north of Portugal as well as Catalonia in Spain and I had a fabulous time. I am 70 and some months of age and was a little hesitant as I knew the trip would take me outside of my usual comfort zone yet with Belinda I felt the confidence to go to venture to places I would not have considered.
The food and fine wine was always delicious and varied and accompanied with good conversation and laughter. As an amateur painter I am looking forward to embarking on another adventure with Belinda and with Art Escapades. To be able to obtain almost private tuition with a well known artist is, for me, another exciting dimension."
- Lynne Tremayne, Retired Business Owner, Ocean Shores
"Spending time in Turkey with Belinda was one of the most interesting and relaxed times of my life. In particular, the Bodrum peninsula was beautiful, a place to return to many times.
Nothing was too much trouble and the villa was one of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed. It was luxuriously comfortable and relaxed. Food was divine and it all seems to work seamlessly. Belinda has an ability to draw people from all walks together to create a light and harmonious energy.
I have travelled extensively in my life and I would never hesitate to recommend a trip with Belinda and any of the Artists supported by her. It was apparent to me her local knowledge and love of Turkey and people in general made her a great host and facilitator."
- Tracy Yaffa, Managing Director Yaffa Group, Sydney
"I first met Belinda in her capacity as a solicitor and very quickly found a kindred spirit who has fortunately since become a friend. Her empathy and caring nature combined with her love of art and other cultures makes her new venture a perfect fit. She will be a fabulous and well informed hostess and I will join her on one of her escapades in the future.
Her appreciation for good art, food as well as her joie de vivre will make these intimate and informative trips an unforgettable experience. I have no hesitation in recommending any woman, solo or with a friend, embarking on one of the Art Escapades."
- Roslyn Goodchild, Proprietor Mina Mina Art gallery, Brunswick Heads
"With Belinda I’ve travelled to France and Turkey, and each trip remains an unforgettable experience. Apart from speaking their languages she knows where to visit and how to get around with ease – handling well even the hard, boring issues. She’s always refreshing and entertaining, she gets on well with everyone (including the locals) and, most importantly, is sensitive to others’ needs and wants. I’ve found her to be like a muse: a master at listening, explaining, inspiring. Besides her great sense of humour – and cooking abilities – she appreciates art, history and wine, all matters very dear to my heart. Plus she can always be relied upon in a crisis. So if you’re after relaxation and/or creative inspiration, as well as great food and mindful, considerate company, I would most certainly recommend Belinda as your host."