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February Frolics: Monthly Roundup

Life Lately: February was the month London started turning floral…and the ended with snow! Still, spring is within our grasp and the shops and restaurants are celebrating with flower arches, flower walls and rose lattes springing up all over the place. If you’re looking for Instagrammable hotspots check out my Instagram. I highly recommend heading over… Read more »

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Discovering the Best of Malaysia in London with Qatar Airways

South East Asia is a part of the world that I’ve very much fallen in love with… a region that is diverse in culture, food and people. From a luxury travel perspective, I’ve never experienced such incredible hotels, service and gastronomy that all come at such great value for money as I have in South… Read more »

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Valentine’s Day at SushiSamba and the Story of My Engagement Ring

Did I ever tell you the story of my engagement ring? And how I didn’t actually receive it until three months after we were engaged? The night Mr S finally put it on my finger, we went to celebrate at SushiSamba, back when it had just opened. No, I didn’t think I’d told you. So… Read more »

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Saint Aymes: London’s Most Beautiful Café

Order a unicorn latte and grab a seat by the flower wall, because there’s a new café in town and it’s not just a pretty face…. Well actually is it that too… located on Connaught Street and framed in wisteria, Saint Aymes is quite possibly the most Instagrammable place in London.  Quite simply the super… Read more »

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Breakfast at Aqua Shard and The Ikigai Menu at Aqua Kyoto

Long before I started my blog, the restaurants in the Aqua group were the location for special occasions for myself and Mr S. I’m now thrilled to be collaborating with them on regular basis. If you’re not the familiar with the group it’s comprised of Hutong and Aqua Shard at The Shard and Aqua Kyoto… Read more »

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Seasonal Socials at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire 

If you’re looking for a relaxing break that’s an easy distance from London than the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire should be firmly on your list.  I jumped on the train at Waterloo and within forty minutes I’d arrived at Fleet Station to be whisked away to this gorgeous Georgian Manor House… Regular readers may remember… Read more »

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An Indian Banquet at Jamavar London

When it comes to booking restaurants as a whole family we can be hard to please. But one thing that we all agree on is a love of Indian food… Jamavar London came highly recommended by my friend Binny and with a Michelin star to it’s name and chefs hailing from Gymkhana, Benares and Trishna… Read more »

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Cosy Luxury at The Pig on the Beach, Dorset

I’ve said it before that luxury comes in so many different forms and the last few years I’ve found myself gravitating more and more to what can only be described as ‘comfy luxury.’ A style that is truly exemplified by my beloved Soho Farmhouse – homely interiors, friendly service, good food and zero pretentions. And… Read more »

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Wines by the Glass and Fine French Food at Les 110 de Taillevent

Serving 110 different wines by the glass, Les 110 de Taillevent in Marylebone had me at hello…  With original French sister restaurant, Le Taillevent Paris, in possession of two Michelin stars, this London version is following in the footsteps. Opening in 1946 the Parisian great was named after the famous chef and forerunner of French… Read more »

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A Bucket List Journey through the Norwegian Fjords

As well as a relaxing stay in Stofjord hotel, one of the main reasons that I wanted to come to Norway was to tick a Fjord Cruise off my bucket list. Fortunately, Storfjord Hotel is managed by 62ºNord, an experience company who can put together bespoke itineraries for guests to experience in their properties in… Read more »