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A birthday lunch – Brown’s Hotel and Hix Mayfair

Located in the heart of Mayfair is Brown’s, London’s oldest hotel. The glamourous Victorian townhouse opened in 1837, and has housed many distinguished guests such as prime minsters, royalty and famous writers, notably Agatha Christie, Oscar Wilde and Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle.   Historically, it is also incredibly significant as Alexander Graham demonstrated his new invention,… Read more »

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Saturday night out – Dinner at Cucina Asellina, drinks at Radio and dancing at Kitsch

It was Saturday night and we were invited to a birthday party at Radio Bar at the ME London Hotel. Located in the middle of The Strand, the ME London hotel is perfectly positioned near Covent Garden and Trafalgar square within easy reach of theatres, shopping areas and cool night life. The innovative design of… Read more »

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10 Greek Street and The Soho Hotel – Hidden gems in Soho

In town to purchase Mr Silver’s wedding suit, we decided to have lunch in nearby Soho. 10 Greek Street has a very unobtrusive presence on the major Soho road, but stop by and you’re in for a treat.   The restaurant is tiny and the decor is simple, with an open kitchen and the menu… Read more »

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Andina – Peruvian piscos in Shoreditch

Andina, a recently opened Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch was the Friday night dining destination of choice for myself and my two old school friends, Danni and Jess. Martin Morales, founder of Ceviche in Soho, has been fundamental in bringing the current trend of Peruvian food to London. Morales is passionate about Peruvian food and culture… Read more »

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A ladies lunch at Soho Kitchen and Bar

Soho is one of my favourite areas of London; new quirky restaurants, cafes and boutiques are constantly opening or popping up and you can always rely on them having a buzzy atmosphere! Soho Kitchen and Bar (previously Soho Diner) was the place of choice for a ladies lunch with my two former work buddies, Alisha… Read more »

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Two foodie finds in Belgravia – Peggy Porschen and Olivomare

South-west of Buckingham Palace, with Knightsbridge to the north and Sloane Street to the west lies Belgravia. A district known for being home to some of the most expensive properties in the world and a location much prized by the super wealthy. Although in the heart of London, Belgravia is an oasis of calm compared… Read more »

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Date night drinks at Cafe Royal and dinner at Sticks ‘n Sushi

Friday night was date night for myself and Mr Silver, so dressed in our finest we headed out. Cafe Royal was the location for our pre-drinks. The Cafe Royal hotel has a long history as one of the most fashionable hotels in London and with its prime position on Regent Street it is also an… Read more »

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Adventures in Australia – A night at Whale Beach and a big surprise!

For Boxing Day, Mr Silver had arranged a special treat for me. We would be catching a seaplane to Jonah’s on Whale Beach, here we would be enjoying lunch and a one night stay. The scenic seaplane flight would leave from Rose Bay harbour in Sydney so that morning Mr Silver and I packed a… Read more »

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Adventures in Australia – A funky boutique hotel and Christmas in Sydney

For the final leg of our stay in Sydney, Mr Silver and I wanted to try somewhere completely different. Bring on the QT Hotel! The hotel is conveniently placed on the corner of George and Market street in the centre of the CBD. The flagship QT Hotel is on the site of the former historic… Read more »

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Adventures in Australia – Island Life and a beautiful hotel on a hill

The Whitsundays are made up of 74 islands off the coast of Queensland and right in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The archipelago is a popular holiday destination as the gorgeous islands are dotted with beautiful secluded beaches and friendly towns. Hamilton Island is the largest of these islands and it was to… Read more »