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My Top Ten Restaurants of the Year 2018

Another year and I’m still in shock that I didn’t end it five stone heavier than I began… there’s been plenty of great dining this year and here are some of the best. 1. Le 1947, Courchevel I’m no Andy Hayler but I have made a decent attempt to visit as many three Michelin star… Read more »

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Travel Plans and Wanderlust Wishlist for 2019

It’s that time of year again! Every year on the 1st of January I publish a list of all my definite upcoming plans as well as the places that I hope to go to. Looking back on my 2018 list I’m a bit sad to say I didn’t tick off any of my wanderlust wishes… Read more »

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My Top 20 Hotels of 2018

Regular readers will know that beautiful hotels are my passion and looking back on the year I can’t believe some of the incredible and unique properties that I’ve stayed in. I love keeping a record of them on this blog so here are my top 20 hotels of the year by category. Beach in Reach… Read more »

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My Top 20 Travel Moments of 2018

New countries visited, old favourites returned to, ticks off the bucketlist and big birthday surprises! It’s been an incredible year and I just love writing posts like this to remember all my favourite travel moments of 2018. I visited three continents (one I’d never visited before), three new countries – Norway, Chile and Argentina and… Read more »

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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 »

| Everyday Europe Austria

Five Things to Do in Sölden, Austria

Sölden is a glorious Alpine resort in the the Ötztal Valley, in the Tyrol in Austria. Most people visiting the beautiful glacial resort will be there for the skiing but as someone who is very much a beginner I enjoyed quite a few things off-piste too. 1. Stay at Das Central Hotel Das Central is renowned… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Austria

Ice Q: The Highest Gourmet Restaurant in Europe

I personally think there’s no better way to dine than eating great food while admiring a spectacular view… and what could be better than eating lunch in Europe’s highest gourmet restaurant?    Located  3,048 metres above sea level and made of glass, ice Q is not only spectacular to look at but is Austria’s highest located toque-rated gourmet… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Austria

Luxury Alpine Life at Das Central Sölden, Austria

At the beginning of the year I had never been skiing… fast forward as we prepare to say goodbye to 2018 and I have now been twice! Back in March ski-fanatic Mr S finally convinced me to go to Courchevel and though I didn’t quite take to the actual skiing bit, I loved everything else about… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Italy

Seven Places To Eat and Drink in Rome

As a big lover of Italian food, I’m always excited to get in my fair share of pasta, pizza and more… heading to Rome, the capital of Italy meant we were rather overwhelmed with choice of Michelin-starred restaurants, casual trattorias and glamorous bars. Laura and I thoroughly researched (we both can’t stand having a bad… Read more »

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The Top Ten Most Instagrammable Places in Rome

I honestly believe Italy is most photogenic country that I’ve visited, so there is nowhere more perfect to take Instagram shots than the capital city of Rome. Full of fountains, gorgeous domed churches and majestic columns it’s easy to find plenty of beautiful locations for the perfect shot. A disclaimer: I’m not for one minute… Read more »