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Luxury Travel Tips: How to Use TripAdvisor for the Luxury Traveller

Love it or hate it, TripAdvisor can be an incredible useful tool when planning your travel. As a forum made up of user-generated content it is of course incredibly subjective and many people discount it as useless. Personally, I think TripAdvisor shouldn’t be so easily disregarded but it should be read in certain way to… Read more »

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Our Itinerary for Argentina and Chile

It’s finally happening! My trip to South America that I’ve been dreaming of for so long! Now unfortunately as neither Mr S or I are digital nomads we have to squeeze quite a bit into a short amount of time but we are prepared for numerous internal flights and long drives. So here’s how it… Read more »

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A Brand New Book for Biscuiteers

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Biscuiteers make the best biscuits in London and that their biscuit boutique and icing cafe is an utterly Instagrammable.  Despite London facing Snowmageddon, I was not going to miss the launch of The Biscuiteers Book of Iced Gifts at the Northcote Road boutique. Having never actually been there… Read more »

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Lauren’s Birthday Lunch at Sorella, Clapham

Back in October last year I finally got to try the much acclaimed restaurant, The Dairy in Clapham. After an absolutely fantastic lunch there, I was keen to try sister restaurant, The Manor – unfortunately as is often the case in London, The Manor closed its doors and I never had the chance to eat… Read more »

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Wisteria Hysteria at Aubaine, Selfridges, London

I discovered a hack to the Instagram algorithm… the secret key to unlocking the engagement that us bloggers are looking for.  The answer was actually simple… one word – wisteria. Yes, that beautiful purple hanging plant. Everyone has #wisteriahysteria so simply post a picture of wisteria and the likes will come flocking. Having seen pictures… Read more »

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Fish Kitchen At The Capital Hotel

I’ve mentioned The Capital Hotel a few times on this blog; a boutique beauty, no more than a stone’s throw from Harrods and under the remit of Small Luxury Hotels. Regular readers will know I’m a fan of the hotel’s headline chef, Nathan Outlaw having eaten at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, his two Michelin Star restaurant… Read more »

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Ten of the World’s Best Hotel Spas

If you’re looking for a the perfect relaxing holiday, isn’t an incredible spa the cherry on top? A place where you can truly get you balance back and reboot your mind, body and soul? With wellness being our theme for the travel link up, I thought I’d count down the world’s best hotel spas that… Read more »

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February Frolics: Monthly Roundup

Life Lately: February was the month London started turning floral…and the ended with snow! Still, spring is within our grasp and the shops and restaurants are celebrating with flower arches, flower walls and rose lattes springing up all over the place. If you’re looking for Instagrammable hotspots check out my Instagram. I highly recommend heading over… Read more »

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Discovering the Best of Malaysia in London with Qatar Airways

South East Asia is a part of the world that I’ve very much fallen in love with… a region that is diverse in culture, food and people. From a luxury travel perspective, I’ve never experienced such incredible hotels, service and gastronomy that all come at such great value for money as I have in South… Read more »

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Valentine’s Day at SushiSamba and the Story of My Engagement Ring

Did I ever tell you the story of my engagement ring? And how I didn’t actually receive it until three months after we were engaged? The night Mr S finally put it on my finger, we went to celebrate at SushiSamba, back when it had just opened. No, I didn’t think I’d told you. So… Read more »