| Everyday Restaurants

West End Dining at Cafe Monico, Shaftesbury Avenue

While Shaftesbury Avenue is known for being at the heart of London’s theatre land, it’s also known for rather lacking in great restaurants. Café Monico, owned by Soho House and opened in collaboration with veteran chef Rowley Leigh, has changed all that bringing a stylish space and tasty reasonably priced menu to the area. Inspired… Read more »

| Luxury Travel Europe France

A Day in Paris

When the opportunity arose to visit Paris for three hours, I couldn’t help but be excited. It may only be three hours in Paris but isn’t that better than three hours not in Paris? And the reason for this short but sweet trip? The launch of In Paris, a stylish guide to the City of Light as… Read more »

| Luxury Travel Europe Greece

Mr S’s 40th Birthday Photo Shoot At Amanzoe

I knew Mr S would love Amanzoe. I knew he’d love the private barbecue, the boat trip and ampitheatre. But there was one thing that I booked that was rather rogue… I asked our hotel to arrange a photographer so that we could have a memorable photoshoot. As everything that I’d organised for this trip… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Greece

A Greek Odyssey to Amanzoe, The Most Luxurious Hotel in Greece

I look over at Mr S on his sun lounger by the pool, a beer in one hand and his kindle in the other – and a huge smile on his face as the sun beats down on him. I’ve won serious wife points for choosing the exact right resort for Mr S to spend… Read more »

| Everyday

What I Got Up to in September

September has been my favourite month of 2018, of course with the biggest news being, Mr S turned 40! I can hardly believe it finally happened! We first met when he was 32 and honestly he doesn’t look that much different apart from a few grey hairs here and there! His actual birthday was the… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Greece

Three Places to Eat in Athens, Greece

One of the reasons that I chose Greece for the destination for Mr S’s birthday surprise was our mutual love of Greek food. My research led me to so many wonderful restaurants in Athens that it was hard to narrow down but of course, I did and I thought I’d share with you the places… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Travel in Luxury

A Luxurious Personal Shopping Experience at Heathrow

As a travel lover I really look forward to going to the airport. I know it sounds strange but it’s that sense of anticipation that you’re going on a new adventure – handing over your passport, going through security – it’s all just the beginning of what’s to come. I was even more excited about… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Top Tens Greece

Eight Exciting Things to Do in Athens

One of the world’s oldest cities and the heart of ancient Greece, Athens is a living, breathing museum of history and culture. Mr S and I absolutely loved exploring both the historical and modern side of the city, and with only forty eight hours in the city, we packed a lot in. Here’s eight exciting… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Greece

A Classical Stay at Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel in Athens

‘First stop, Athens!’ I revealed to Mr S in the taxi on the way to the airport. It was the beginning of the big surprise trip that I’d been planning for months to celebrate his birthday. Ok, so it didn’t come as a huge surprise as he already knew we were going to Greece after… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Africa Morocco

Three Places to Eat in Marrakech

When you think of Morocco, your mind will probably go straight to the food. A totally unique cuisine that blends Arabic, Andalusian, and Mediterranean cuisines and mixed meat, seafood and vegetables with olive oils, dried fruit and spices. With so much choice of restaurants in Marrakech, we were lucky to have our Local Concierge, Jessica from Original Travel… Read more »