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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 »

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Dining at The Balcon and How do Food Bloggers Stay Slim?

A question often asked to me and my fellow food / lifestyle bloggers is: ‘How do you eat all that food yet stay slim?’ On my blog you may have seen tucking into multi-dish tasting menus at Chotto Matte, an epic Indian feast at Trishna or a sugar-packed afternoon tea at The Intercontinental Westminster whilst… Read more »

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A Spicy Zomato Meet-up at Pacata

I suffer from terrible fear of missing out (FOMO), especially when it comes to great opportunities to meet new people and taste great food! But with a wedding to organise and then an epic honeymoon I found myself unable to attend lots events that I wanted to go to. I even considered popping along to… Read more »

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Palm Court Brasserie – You Can’t Beat the Classics

We are all creatures of habit but, as my blogging buddies will tell you, it can become a little frustrating; we want our blogs to show a diverse range of cuisine and that means we can’t always order our fall back favourites. However, sometimes the classics are the best and often this means good old-fashioned… Read more »

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SilverSpoon On Honeymoon: LA Part 3 – A pretty woman on Rodeo Drive

Of all the chick flicks I’ve ever seen, there’s one that tops them all, the queen of all romantic girlie movies: Pretty Woman. And to quote another favourite film of mine, Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, ‘I just get really happy when they finally let her shop.’ Yes, that epic scene where Julia Roberts… Read more »

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SilverSpoon On Honeymoon: LA Part 2: Some bizarre foodie creations at The Baazar

There’s something so exciting about foodie creations that are totally unique and a little bit magical so that when you’re eating you feel totally inspired and delighted. A family friend of ours suggested we try The Bazaar at the SLS Hotel for ‘tapas with a twist’ and an out of this world dining experience. When… Read more »

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SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: LA Part 1 – Having some fun in Santa Monica

I’ve never been to Los Angeles, but it’s alway been a dream to visit the place I’ve seen in so many movies and TV shows…I think I’ve mentioned my *slight* addiction to American teen drama. Ok, I’m not naive enough to think LA is all movie star glamour and beautiful people but as we drove… Read more »

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Chasing away the post honeymoon blues at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction courtesy of Give Truly

Mr Silver and I had an amazing time on our honeymoon adventure, but sadly all good things must come to an end. When we arrived home from honeymoon we had a huge pile of post containing the usual bills, junk mail and bank statements. But there was one very exciting item in our mountain of… Read more »

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Talking Weddings over Afternoon Tea at The St Ermin’s Hotel

Back in May, before I went away on honeymoon, I visited the recently refurbished St Ermin’s Hotel in Westminster, tucked behind busy Victoria Street and close to St James Park. The interior of the hotel is pretty and lady-like with a gorgeous chandelier hanging from the high ceiling. The signature restaurant of the hotel is… Read more »

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What to eat at the Perfect Wedding – Our Menu Tasting

I have a huge obsession with beautiful hotels, they may just be buildings but many hotels carry important memories for me. My favourite hotel in London is The Dorchester. It reminds me of afternoon tea with my friends, Sunday lunch with my family and romantic dinners with Mr Silver. It seemed only natural that we… Read more »