Posts in the London Life category

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A Mozzarella Masterclass at Corinthia Hotel London

London was just crying out for the hotel like Corinthia Hotel London. A beautiful and utterly luxurious hotel that’s also perfectly modern, elegant and subtle.  Fully decked out and in the Christmas spirit, the Whitehall hotel has a delicious pick and mix display… Beautifully festive swan decorations… And an elegant white and silver Christmas tree…. Read more »

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Christmas in Chelsea with Duke of York Square

Chelsea is one of London’s most famous areas…not least because of a certain constructed reality TV show…But of course, there’s so much more to the London district than that. With fantastic shopping, great bars, restaurants and hotels, you could easily pop down for the day and never want to leave.  On this occasion I was… 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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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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Science meets Skin at The House of ELEMIS Day Spa

The House of ELEMIS had always been one of my favourite day spas but some how it had slipped off my radar and I hadn’t visited for quite a while. So when I turned up at the beautiful Townhouse in Mayfair I was surprised to see quite a change. Gone were the swaths of silk… Read more »

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A BIOTECH Elemis Facial at the Intercontinental Park Lane Spa

There’s something about hotel spas that just radiates calm. Luxurious surroundings, pretty flowers and the staff just always seem so relaxed! The perfect place to pop down to if the stresses of every day life start to get to you, and to show on your skin. It was my first time visiting the spa at… Read more »

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The London Lifestyle Awards and a Meat Feast at Smith & Wollensky

What I’ve always loved the most about London is the diversity. With so many restaurants, bars, hotels, cultural attractions and events, Londoners are absolutely spoilt for choice for what to do, see and eat. That’s why I love the idea of the London Lifestyle Awards, a celebration of the people and companies who have contributed… Read more »

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Join Me For #PreferredChat on the 30th of June

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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Eight Luxurious Things to Do in London This Summer

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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Farmed and Foraged at Rabbit

As soon as I walked into Rabbit, I knew I was going to like it… Light flooded into a room that was decked out with stripped-wood tables, roughly painted brick walls and quirky details everywhere…  The overall look is a rustic barnyard feel that reflects the menu of wild and foraged ingredients much of which… Read more »