Author Archive for Elspeth Wrigley

6 luxury UK hotels that welcome you, your children and your family dog

6 luxury UK hotels that welcome you, your children and your family dog

Fed up of waving goodbye to indulgent holidays as your family expands? Here are six luxury hotels that will welcome you, your children and even your family pets too. These former castles and manor houses with their mature grounds and resident chefs are perfect to pamper you and all your family… The Milestone Hotel, Kensington, […]

Insights into the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

Insights into the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

It glistens in the mid-day sun, and it is mesmerizing, under the velvet evening skies. Abu Dhabi’s recently completed mosque is, quite simply, an architectural masterpiece. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque takes its name from the Emirate’s visionary and inspirational leader, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who is laid to rest here. Over 80 […]

5 of the ultimate places to sip afternoon tea in the Middle East

5 of the ultimate places to sip afternoon tea in the Middle East

There is something oddly reassuring about sipping Afternoon Tea away from the shores of Britain. The whole process is very well done by many hotels, and here are our top picks in the Middle East. In addition to enjoying this fine English tradition, this indulgence allows you to enjoy the splendor, décor and hospitality of some of the best hotels […]