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WIN A Two Night Luxury Break

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Do you fancy being a princess for the weekend with a retreat at a regal castle? Or playing Lord and Lady of the manor with a stay at a stately home? Or perhaps a chic sojourn in a stylish London hotel is more your scene? Once again I’ve teamed up with Buyagift to offer the chance to win… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

A Taste of the Pacific at Black Roe

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It was almost two years ago now that I totally fell in love with the food at Jordan Sclare’s first restaurant Chotto Matte, a super-cool Nikkei restaurant in Soho. My admiration for Jordan’s cooking and the fact that Hawaiian food is something rarely found in London meant that I was intrigued to try his new… Read more »

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A Taste of Tradition at Tokimeite

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I’m not quite sure what sparked my obsession with sushi and Japanese culture but my love of sushi has been getting stronger and stronger for the last ten years. In fact, as I press publish on this post, I have now  experienced authentic sushi and Japanese lifestyle myself, first hand.  You can probably imagine my… Read more »

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The Beautiful Baux de Provence

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It’s easy to see why Les Baux-des-Provence has been named one of the most beautiful villages in France.  Perched high on a hill, in the heart of the Alpilles and on the spur of a rock. From the vista point of the village there’s panoramic view across that beautiful verdant green countryside that captured my… Read more »

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A Day in Avignon and Wine Tasting in Provence

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Every princess loves a castle… And this princess is no exception… The Palais des Pape is a beautiful historical palace right in the centre of Avignon and is one of the most significant Gothic buildings in Europe. When I think of Avignon, the idea of dashing knights and beautiful princesses, immediately comes to mind but… Read more »

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Hotel Benvengudo: A Piece of Paradise in Provence

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The skies in Provence are one of the most brilliant shades of blue that I’ve ever seen… And as I arrived at Benvengudo, a boutique hotel in Les Baux de Provence, scents of pine filled my nose and the warm afternoon sun touched my skin… Benvengudo is a gorgeous family run property surrounded by seven… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Getting Social at Sosharu

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For me, Jason Atherton is one restauranteur that does everything right. I loved Pollen Street Social, City Social and Berner’s Tavern and when I heard he was opening an Asian restaurant I was super excited and immediately accepted the invitation to dinner at Sosharu with my blogger friends Steph and Ayushi.  The restaurant is based on… Read more »

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Luxury Travel Tips: My Best Luxury Travel Resources

The Ultimate List of Luxury Travel Resources

Everyone has their favourite resources for planning travel both on and off-line and in my last post on luxury travel tips I explained my process in researching my holidays and adventures. In this post I aim to give you a comprehensive list of the resources that I use to plan luxury travel and the best… Read more »

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A Sunny Day and Afternoon Tea on Dalloway Terrace

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In the early 20th century there lived a group of intellectuals, writers, artists and politicians known as The Bloomsbury Group who lived or worked in the Bloomsbury area of London…the group met on a regular basis to discuss art, literature, politics and philosophy. Fast forward to the early 21st Century and there lives a group… Read more »

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The Toast of Paris with Courvoisier

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Paris is one of those incredible cities that you can go to many, many times yet every time I’ve visited I learn lots of new things about the history of the French capital.  I’d been invited to Paris by luxury cognac house, Courvoisier, to find out more about the drink and its links to the Golden Age of Paris… Read more »