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A Girls’ Night in at The Athenaeum Hotel


Sometimes a girlie escape is just what you need, even if you don’t leave your home city! Lauren and I have become good friends through our blogs and we’re hoping to plan a European city break for next year. Meanwhile with work being super busy, we thought we’d take the opportunity to spend some time… Read more »

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A Blogger A – Z of Christmas and Festive Things to Do in London


For my final travel link up of the year I’ve put together a post of top London recommendations for Christmas from myself and some of my favourite bloggers. Here is my blogger A to Z of Christmas in London. A is for Afternoon tea – Now’s the time that all my favourite luxury hotels start… Read more »

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November Notions: Monthly Round Up


Life Lately: November was birthday month, and I partied in style with multiple celebrations with different friends. My blogger bash was a joint lunch gathering with Emma at Marcus at The Berkeley the weekend before. On the actual day, Mr S took me to lunch at one of my favourite restaurants, Nobu, and later a dinner… Read more »

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Festive Florals at The Dalloway Terrace


I absolutely love everything about this time of year (except perhaps the dark evenings!), that time when all your favourite places dress up with lights, baubles, trees and snow. Just perfect to get you in the spirit of Christmas.  A visit to the Dalloway Terrace is always guaranteed to put a smile on my face and… Read more »

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Barefoot Luxury and Fabulous Food on Mnemba Island


Food is a big deal on Mnemba Island, and the whole day basically revolves around your next meal…which I obviously loved.  Every morning you wake up to THAT view… Your butler will open up the blinds of the beautiful beach front banda and prepare coffee and whale shaped biscuits for you to begin your morning…either… Read more »

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The Perfect Sunset at Mnemba Island, Zanzibar


One evening just before sunset Mr S and set sail aboard Mnemba Island’s dhow, a traditional wooden sailing vessel that was just perfect for gently drifting through the water. The good ship had been fully stocked with plenty of fresh snacks and nibbles… And soon it was up sail and we were away!! They perfect… Read more »

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Hakuna Matata! Welcome to Mnemba Island, Zanzibar


‘Welcome to Mnemba Island!! Let me take those for you, you won’t need them here…’ said the general manger reaching for my flip flops. And she was right…for our four day stay on &Beyond Mnemba Island I never once put my shoes back on as the fine white sand was silky soft between our toes… Read more »

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A Mozzarella Masterclass at Corinthia Hotel London


London was just crying out for the hotel like Corinthia Hotel London. A beautiful and utterly luxurious hotel that’s also perfectly modern, elegant and subtle.  Fully decked out and in the Christmas spirit, the Whitehall hotel has a delicious pick and mix display… Beautifully festive swan decorations… And an elegant white and silver Christmas tree…. Read more »

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Christmas in Chelsea with Duke of York Square


Chelsea is one of London’s most famous areas…not least because of a certain constructed reality TV show…But of course, there’s so much more to the London district than that. With fantastic shopping, great bars, restaurants and hotels, you could easily pop down for the day and never want to leave.  On this occasion I was… Read more »

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Perfect Plates at Oliver Maki, A Japanese Fusion Restaurant in Soho


There’s something about food that looks as good as it tastes that is just so incredible. A feast for all the senses; pretty as a picture and a total taste sensation. Which is exactly what you’ll get at Oliver Maki, a stylish Japanese fusion restaurant in Soho. Mr Silver and I had visited Oliver Maki… Read more »