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Reliving History at Cliveden House


The next day I crept out of bed to take another look at our beautiful terrace, part of the Lady Astor Suite at Cliveden House. And our view of a beautiful hazy morning in the English countryside. Having grown up in the home counties, I have a strong sense of nostalgia for this part of… Read more »

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A Dream Come True at Cliveden House


Have you ever experienced something so wonderful that you thought it might be a dream? Well that’s how I felt that morning when I woke up in this princess-bed at Cliveden House hotel. Actually that’s not quite accurate, this wasn’t a bed for a princess…it was a bed for a Lady, Lady Astor to be… Read more »

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City Scapes at Peninsula Restaurant at Intercontinental London – The O2


There are so many fantastic restaurants in London with an incredible view. But I have a new one for you, with a whole different vista… Until now, when visiting the O2 arena there’s been little in the way of choice for fine dining options but Peninsula Restaurant at the Intercontinental London – The O2 changes… Read more »

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Seven Wineries in One Day in La Rioja


Did you know there’s a place with seven world-class wineries all two minutes walk apart? Haro in the La Rioja wine region has the highest concentration of esteemed hundred-year old wineries in the world. Sounds like heaven, right? Especially if you like very good red wine… Built around a 19th century railway station, the Haro… Read more »

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WIN A Luxury Tasting Menu and Aperitif at Michelin-Starred Benares Restaurant


I’ve often documented my love for Japanese and Italian food on this blog, but one cuisine that slightly neglected is Indian food. It doesn’t mean that I don’t love the cuisine but I think really good Indian restaurants are few and far between in London. However, I remember the first time I ever tasted truly… Read more »

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The World in Bloom at Heathrow Airport


I’ve written before about the evocative nature of scent and how certain aromas can trigger travel memories. Well don’t particular fragrances also remind you of people? Like my mum always wore rose-scented perfume, Mr S wears a citrussy aftershave and lavender will always remind me of my grandmother. Those beautiful scents will always bring back… Read more »

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Top Ten Luxurious Things to Do in Cape Town


If there’s one city that I truly fell in lovely with and dream of revisiting, it’s Cape Town. A place with incredible food, remarkable scenery, wonderful people and a vibrant atmosphere. With that being said it wasn’t hard for me to put together my top ten luxurious things to do in Cape Town. 1. Stay… Read more »

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A Gourmet Getaway with Bel & The Dragon and Laurent-Perrier


When’s the best time to drink champagne? Well the answer is all the time of course! Why save that bottle in the fridge for a special occasion? Just pop it open and celebrate the little things in life. Good food, friends and fun times. And that’s exactly what we did last weekend. My favourite champagne,… Read more »

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Outlaw’s at Ocean: Eat Jersey Food Festival 2016


Earlier in the year I totally fell in love with The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey after my beautiful weekend stay, enjoying incredible views and sampling Michelin-starred food at their restaurant Ocean by Mark Jordan as well as the chef’s more casual Mark Jordan at the Beach. I mean honestly who wouldn’t fall in love with… Read more »

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Luxury Travel Tips: Top Ten Luxurious Honeymoon Destinations

10 Most Luxurious Honeymoon Destinations

It’s going to be the trip of a lifetime but there are so many fantastic honeymoon destinations to choose from…do you want relaxation, adventure, culture or all three? Here’s my list of the best honeymoon destinations from some of my favourite trips. 1. Italy  My favourite country in Europe is the ideal place for romance. Exploring the… Read more »