Posts in the Luxury category

| Everyday London Life Luxury Events

Fast cars and sparkly diamonds at Salon Prive

When I started SilverSpoon London I knew wanted it to be all about luxury: fast cars, sparkling diamonds, lobster and champagne! So when BMW invited me to an event that encompassed all these things I knew there was no need to think twice… The British Super Car show at Salon Prive is a unique event… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel UK

The Grove Hotel and a Wedding in Watford

I grew up in the small leafy town of Amersham in Buckinghamshire and went to school in the even smaller the neighbouring town of Chesham. While growing up in the country was pretty calm and idyllic, as a teenager I got very bored of the same pubs, the cheesy clubs (Stages, or Winkers if you… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Luxury Restaurants

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason

Beautiful is not an adjective that I tend to use to describe a department store, but when I walked into Fortnum and Mason I felt quite literally like a kid in a candy store… The ground floor is not only full of confectionery, coffee and cake but everything comes in such pretty jars and containers…. Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel Australasia French Polynesia

SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: Le Taha’a – The Vanilla Island

The island of Le Taha’a is shaped like a flower and the fragrant scent of vanilla drifts gently through the breeze, can you imagine a more heavenly paradise? Our hotel, Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa, is one of the only places to stay on the island and because of this, honeymooners can find themselves… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Luxury Luxury Travel UK General Top Tens

The SilverSpoon Guide to Staycations: My Top 10 Luxury Hotels in the UK

 ‘Against the Envy of less happier lands, This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England’ I love travelling the world: California beaches, the Australian rainforest, Thai jungles and Italian gastronomy are all fabulous, but there’s nothing I love more than this scepter’d isle. A country that has rolling countryside, pretty pebble beaches and the… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel North America USA

SilverSpoon On Honeymoon: One night in Santa Barbara at The Four Seasons, The Biltmore

I am now home from honeymoon and normal service has resumed at SilverSpoon HQ. Over the coming weeks I will be posting the rest of my honeymoon adventures as well as the usual London lifestyle posts. And coming soon….the wedding!! As is often the case with good intentions, ours once again failed… We’d again planned… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel North America USA

SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: One of the world’s best hotel’s Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur

Mr Silver and I have been lucky enough to stay in some truly spectacular and out-of-this world hotels. We’ve stayed in a luxurious tented camp in the middle of the Australian desert, a treehouse in the rainforest, an elephant camp in the Golden Triangle and a rice field in Chiang Mai. Now we had a new… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel UK

Luxury at Lainston House and a Wedding in Winchester

Mr S and I were attending our first wedding as a married couple, so naturally we wanted to make a weekend of it. The lovely bride-to-be, Amelia who appeared in my Grain Store review, recommended we stay at Lainston House in Winchester. Ever the organisational freak I booked our stay there five months in advance, along… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel North America USA

SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: On the Road

Ok, I must admit in my touristy ignorance, I didn’t realise how cold San Francisco was, my childhood diet of Sweet Valley High, 90210 (1st Generation and 2nd) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer led me to believe that California was sunny all year round. But San Francisco was cold, really cold…and I don’t like being… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Luxury Travel North America USA

SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: Cavallo Point, Sausalito

I was so sad to leave Napa Valley, a place dedicated to top quality food and wine was basically my spiritual home but after experiencing a culinary epiphany it was time to head back down South. Before we hit the big city we had planned an over night stay in Sausalito, a charming waterfront town… Read more »