London’s Best Afternoon Tea

London’s Best Afternoon Tea

Some of the most memorable gifts I have ever received have been experiences, whether it’s been tickets to the theatre, a spa treatment or a meal for two at a swanky restaurant. Which is why, last Christmas, I told my mum that I’d bought her something that we could do together – something that, hopefully,…

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Stay: At the REAL Grand Budapest Hotel

Stay: At the REAL Grand Budapest Hotel

Dominating busy Erzsebet Korut in Pest, with its imposing exterior and stately entrance, Budapest’s Corinthia Hotel owns its historic place in this bustling city. Read on for my full review of the ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’… The beautiful exterior of the Corinthia Hotel Budapest FIRST IMPRESSIONS It’s said that the Corinthia – once called the Grand…

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REVIEW: Top prize goes to… Hotel Pulitzer, Amsterdam

REVIEW: Top prize goes to… Hotel Pulitzer, Amsterdam

It’s not hard to come up with an excuse to visit Holland’s vibrant, colourful capital, but with the recent reopening of Hotel Pulitzer, following a multi-million pound refurbishment, it provided an excellent excuse for a return visit. This luxurious, beautiful and very Dutch hotel is already becoming a magnet for well-heeled travellers, as I soon discovered… FIRST IMPRESSIONS…

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Mixing It Up: Mumbai’s Best Bars

Mixing It Up: Mumbai’s Best Bars

Singapore gave us the Singapore Sling, NYC is the birthplace of the New York Sour and London gave us The Collins, the popular gin-based tipple created by John Collins, a bartender who worked in Mayfair in the nineteenth century. But there’s a new hotspot on the cocktail scene: Mumbai. The city’s bartenders are shaking up a storm,…

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