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Top Places in London to Instagram At Christmas

‘It’s the most Instagrammable time of the year’ (sung to the tune of it’s the most wonderful time of the year)… There’s no time that London looks more beautiful than when the shops, restaurants and hotels are adorned with baubles, festooned with trees and embellished with Nutcrackers. Read on to discover my favourite places in… Read more »

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Five Places to Go in London This Christmas

There’s nothing quite like London at Christmas and hotels, shops and restaurants are upping their game even more with Instagrammable facades, decorations and Christmas trees. As part of this month’s Christmas themed travel link up I thought I’d tell you about a few places I’ve visited recently that gave me festive vibes. 1. The Connaught… Read more »

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Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Connaught

I think no one does Christmas quite like London’s luxury hotels… for me as soon as I walk into a hotel foyer lined with decorations and decked out with a huge Christmas tree… the smell of pine in the air, I feel excited and festive! And you couldn’t wipe the smile off my face the… Read more »

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Three London Hotel Happenings This Autumn

As the weather get chillier, there’s nothing better to do in London than head to one of the hotels and check out a unique experience – here’s three that I tried recently! 1.The new spa menu at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel  I’ve been a fan of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel for a long time… Read more »

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The 5th Birthday Menu at Hutong at The Shard

Regular readers will know Hutong at the Shard is a firm favourite of mine so I was thrilled to be invited to try the restaurant’s 5th birthday menu along with fellow bloggers and Hutong fans, Binny and Emma. The interiors at Hutong are seriously stylish and slick, inspired by Northern China with dark bamboo furnishings… Read more »

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Top 5 Bars for Summer Drinks in London

Being mid-August I may have slightly missed the boat on this one. This post could be titled ‘nice bars I’ve been to recently’ but that wouldn’t be as good for SEO so here are my current favourites for summer drinks… 1. L’Azur at Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane  Fancy a taste of the South… Read more »

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Belgravia in Bloom

You only need to look at my Instagram profile to see how much I love flowers…so hearing about Belgravia in Bloom was something that got me very excited. Belgravia is local to me and somewhere I often explore during the weekend so I’d already spotted the new flower installations celebrating Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. Frida’s… Read more »

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The Dorchester Hotel Pop-Up at The Chelsea Flower Show

With the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Spring in full swing and  flowers blooming up all around London you cannot help but feel happy vibes in the city and a general feeling that love is in the air! The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is back for another year and I couldn’t have… Read more »

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A Taste of Thailand with Chang Sensory Trails

My first trip to Thailand was around ten years ago. Only my second time visiting Asia and full of excitement at the promise of somewhere so exotic and unlike my home. Of course I fell head over heels in love with the country – the culture, the people but most of all the food. Returning… Read more »

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A Brand New Book for Biscuiteers

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Biscuiteers make the best biscuits in London and that their biscuit boutique and icing cafe is an utterly Instagrammable.  Despite London facing Snowmageddon, I was not going to miss the launch of The Biscuiteers Book of Iced Gifts at the Northcote Road boutique. Having never actually been there… Read more »