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SilverSpoon Takes A Bite Out of the Big Apple: Three Star Dining at Le Bernadin

When I visited New York back in the summer, I was very keen to dine at three Michelin starred restaurant, Le Bernadin. Unfortunately I couldn’t get a booking and instead we visited another three star restaurant, Jean Georges, where we had a rather mixed experience. This time I was leaving nothing to chance and just… Read more »

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A Luxurious Lunch at The Mondrian Hotel

Over the past year I’ve been learning a new language…it’s called BlogSpeak and I’m becoming quite fluent… When I bang on about Instagram, Twitter, google analytics and blogging schedules, my friends tend to look at me a little blankly…While most of them use Facebook, other forms of social media are basically a foreign language. I’m… Read more »

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Shopping the Sales and Afternoon Tea at Harrods

Ahhh…those January sales (which rather confusingly no longer start in January) love them or hate them, they’ve got to be done. I mean, what if you missed out on a total bargain because you couldn’t be bothered to brave the scrum? Perhaps, by total coincidence the shoe gods had decided to reduce the Louboutins or… Read more »

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A London New Year’s Eve with Dinner at Mango Tree

  Happy New Year, my lovely readers!! Mr S and I had a great Christmas, a quiet one spent with our families. Between us we have eight nieces and nephews (though seven are on Mr S’s side!!) and so Christmas Day and Boxing Day was filled with children playing with their new toys, wrapping paper… Read more »

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Travel Plans and Wanderlust Wish list for 2015

The beginning of a 2015 hails the first Travel Link Up and Emma, Kelly and Rebecca have started of with a fabulous first topic: Your Travel Wish List. I thought I’d take the opportunity to let you know about the travels that I’ll be featuring on my blog this year as well as a few… Read more »

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My Top Ten Restaurants of 2014

I’ve visited some absolutely incredible restaurants this year: I’ve tried triple Michelin wonders, had tasting menus galore and consumed more sushi than you would believe possible. Therefore, perhaps my greatest achievement of the year is still fitting into my clothes. I can thank a hardcore workout programme and the consumption of salads in between the… Read more »

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A Festive Staycation at One Aldwych Hotel

  As you know Mr S and I love going on holiday, and it’s lovely to have a little break over the festive period. So on the 23rd of December we excitedly packed our suitcase and jumped in a taxi all ready to go on holiday…about fifteen minutes down the road! Yes, our little festive… Read more »

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A #tasteoftravel: A Menu of Memories

Food, glorious food…you know how much I love it. But my favourite meals haven’t just featured delicious dishes, rather they are a multi-sensory experience. Enjoying a meal, especially while travelling is something so incredibly special and when you revisit your photographs, you evoke all sorts of wonderful memories. The best meals I’ve ever had haven’t… Read more »

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My Top Ten Hotels of 2014

I’ve had the fantastic opportunity to visit some incredible hotels this year so I thought I polish off 2014 with the top ten places that I’ve stayed. Restaurants coming soon too! I’ve listed the hotels in the form of awards but they are in no particular order, I loved them all. Award for a Room… Read more »

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Tasty Italian Food at Gigi’s, Mayfair

My absolute favourite cuisine is definitely Japanese: and though it comes at a high price we’re lucky to get excellent quality Japanese food in London. And my second favourite? It’s Italian food. This year I’ve had some excellent ‘comfort food’ from places such as Locale, Polpo and Cucina Asellina, and Italian food of an excellent… Read more »