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Join Me For #PreferredChat on the 30th of June

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Do you love luxury travel? Always on the look out for your next adventure? This month I’ve partnered with Preferred Hotels & Resorts to co-host their bimonthly Twitter chat and the theme is ‘#TrendingNow: Best in Travel for 2016.’ Join the chat to get inspiration for your next trip and perhaps inspire others with your… Read more »

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Luxury Travel Tips: 10 Ways to Travel in Luxury for Less (Without compromising on anything!)

10 Ways to Travel in Luxury for Less

The cost of luxury travel can really add up; with business or first class flights, luxury hotels and tasting menus at upscale restaurants. However, travel and experiences are so important to me that I don’t want to compromise on quality and that being said here are my top 10 ways to travel in luxury for… Read more »

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Perfect Peruvian food at Señor Ceviche in Soho

Restaurant review: Señor Ceviche

As we walked down the narrow streets of Soho, people spilled out onto the pavements from the crowded bars, shops were packed with bargain-hunters during the summer sales and restaurant terraces were busy on a pleasant, though slightly chilly day. But we had one destination in mind as we rounded the corner and into Kingly Court…… Read more »

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Michelin-Starred Pub Food at The Hinds Head, Bray

Restaurant Review: The Hinds Head Bray

The Hinds Head in Bray may look like an ordinary British pub from the outside… And with the low ceilings, rustic wooden beams, and church pew chairs, this 15th Century pub looks exactly like your favourite local inside too. The kind of place where you can settle in for a scotch egg, a Sunday roast… Read more »

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Three Michelin-Starred Kaiseki cuisine at Kikunoi, Kyoto

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I’ve been holding back from fully explaining the practices of a kaiseki dinner as I wanted to wait until we arrived in Kyoto in order to tell you about a very special place. The kaiseki dinner, a highly traditional multi-course meal has its origins in Kyoto as it was the home to the imperial court… Read more »

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Eight Luxurious Things to Do in London This Summer

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Remember that day a couple of weeks ago when it was hot in London? Well I’m positive this rainy spell is going to end and London is in for a beautiful summer! I’m thinking prosecco in the park, long walks by the river and sunny days with roof top views… That being said here are… Read more »

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A Beautiful Day in Kyoto and the Top Sights to See

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Visiting Kyoto is a must for anyone coming to Japan, especially first-timers like myself and Mr S. The city is Japan’s cultural heart with 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites, more than 1600 Buddhist Temples and over 400 Shinto shrines, a place rich in history, culture and religion. A previous capital of Japan, Kyoto was the… Read more »

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East Meets West at The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

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After our wonderful night relaxing and experiencing the ancient Japanese way of life at Gora Kadan in Hakone, Mr S and I were catapulted back into the 21st Century as we once again boarded the bullet train and headed to Kyoto. On the banks of the Kamogawa river and with views of the Higashiyama mountains… Read more »

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A relaxing retreat at Gora Kadan, a luxury ryokan in Hakone

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We really hit the ground running as soon as we reached Tokyo. With only three full days there, I was keen to see as much as possible and our days were filled with early starts, tours and a lot of walking around the city. Needless to say that our non-stop itinerary, coupled with jet lag,… Read more »

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Shaun Rankin and Laurent-Perrier Supper Club at 12 Hay Hill, Mayfair

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In a couple of weeks I’ll be heading over to beautiful Jersey in Channel Islands. I can’t wait to try the incredible fresh seafood, fruit, vegetables and other local produce at some of the highly rated restaurants on the island. One restaurant that we’ll be visiting is Ormer, a Michelin-starred restaurant by talented and high-acclaimed… Read more »