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July Jollity: Monthly Round up and WIN a bouquet of Flowers from Beards & Daisies

Luxury Hotel Review: COMO Metropolitan London

Life Lately: Don’t you feel like everything slows down in summer, I mean I’m still doing all the usual things like hanging out with Mr S, meeting bloggers, working away on new blog posts but it just feels like everything is moving at a slower pace. Anyway, this month I met up with Polly, Emma, Jessi… Read more »

| Europe Everyday Luxury Travel Switzerland

A Luxurious Day in Lausanne, Switzerland

A Luxurious Day in Lausanne

In Lausanne you will see the lake over the rooftops, the mountains over the lake, the clouds over the mountains, and the stars over the clouds…to paraphrase the novelist Victor Hugo. Lausanne is a chocolate box town devoid of ugly buildings, claustrophobic crowds and pollution; fringed by the beauty of nature, you can not help… Read more »

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Swiss Bliss at Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne, Switzerland

Luxury Hotel Review: Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne

Lausanne took my breath away. With the shadowy Alps before my eyes and the expansive pool of Lake Geneva in view, it really wasn’t long before I was in love with the place. I’d never been to Switzerland before and for my first visit I’d be doing it in style and staying at Hotel Royal… Read more »

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A Journey Through British Summer Time with Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane and JING tea

Afternoon Tea at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

What are your best memories of British summertime? Is it eating strawberries and cream while watch Wimbledon? Sipping a cool glass of Pimms in the garden or a picnic in the park with smoked salmon sandwiches and a bottle of something fizzy… Well Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane have combined all these evocative… Read more »

| Asia Everyday Luxury Travel The Philippines

Filipino Food at Amanpulo


On the peaceful island retreat of Amanpulo, the amazing food is the only thing to draw you away from enjoying the snow-white sandy beaches, gently rocking in your hammock or dipping your toes in the clear blue sea…. As Amanpulo is a totally secluded island and it takes an hour to get there by plane, you’re limited… Read more »

| Asia Everyday Luxury Travel The Philippines

A Private Paradise Island: Amanpulo, The Philippines


Imagine your own private island… Secluded beaches with perfect white sands… Emerald seas… And the leafy fronds of a palm tree to shade you from the heat…Well welcome to Amanpulo, on the private island of Pamalican in the Cuyo Archipelago that forms part of The Philippines. After a three and a half hour flight from Kansai… Read more »

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Best of British at The Montagu at The Churchill

London Restaurant Review: The Monagu

Taking inspiration from some of London’s key historical figures and local history; Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is a hotel just full of stories. The Montagu, the hotel’s more casual restaurant, was built originally as the home of London socialite Elizabeth Montagu and her husband Edward, the grandson of the Earl of Sandwich. Elizabeth… Read more »

| Europe Everyday Luxury Travel UK

Luxury at Longueville Manor and lunch at Sumas


After meeting Malcolm and Patricia aboard their stunning yacht, Fizz Too, we couldn’t wait to visit their luxury hotel. Longueville Manor is nestled in one of Jersey’s most beautiful valleys, a gorgeous country house with 18 acres of land.  The property dates back to the 16th century but it was bought in a state of… Read more »

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Seaside dining at Mark Jordan at The Beach, Jersey

Restaurant review: Mark Jordan at the Beach, Jersey

I honestly can’t think of a better way to unwind than a walk along the beach under the blue skies of Jersey before heading up to enjoy a fantastic lunch at a beach side restaurant. That’s probably the ideal way to enjoy Mark Jordan at the Beach, arriving with a smile of your face ready to… Read more »

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A Luxurious Day in Jersey

A Luxurious Day in Jersey

If you’re looking for a luxurious island break with fantastic food, blue skies, sandy beaches and top-quality hotels, you really need to look no further than the beautiful island of Jersey. Though Theresa and I were only staying two nights, we were determined to sample the very best experiences on this beautiful rock which is only a… Read more »