Category: United Kingdom

Guardi paintings on display at Kenwood House

Regular visitors of Kenwood will know that the impressive house holds an even more impressive art collection including paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner and Gainsborough. The collection now also includes two stunning, large-scale paintings by Italian artist, Guardi, depicting views of the famous Rialto Bridge. Painted in the early 1760s, both […]

Afternoon Tea Club at The Howard‏

Afternoon Tea Club at The Howard‏

Due to the popularity of their luxury afternoon tea, The Howard in Edinburgh has now launched their own Afternoon Tea Club. Join and you’ll receive a complimentary Club Card which is stamped each time you visit. You’ll then get the opportunity to receive the following: Champagne upgrade on your second visit Free Afternoon Tea […]

Perrier-Jouët Champagne dinner at The Ritz, London

Perrier-Jouët Champagne dinner at The Ritz, London

Next month, on 8th October 2008, The Ritz‘s Executive Chef, John Williams, has created a five course gastronomic menu cleverly matching each course to one of the Champagne House’s finest offerings, resulting in the most remarkable experience. Experts from the House of Perrier-Jouët will be on hand to advise diners on how best they can […]

8 luxury breaks to be won in Hadrian's Wall Country

8 luxury breaks to be won in Hadrian’s Wall Country

Enjoy England have got 8 luxury Escape to Hadrian’s Wall Country 2-night breaks for 2 people to give away in a free prize draw. Stay in one of 4 Marriott hotels in the region (Newcastle Gosforth Park, Newcastle MetroCentre, Sunderland, Durham) – and they’ll even throw in a year’s free pass to all English Heritage […]

The Black Pearl Experience

The Black Pearl Experience

The Ritz, in collaboration with The House of Rémy Martin, has secured an exclusive magnum decanter of Louis XIII Black Pearl and together they are making an unique offering. The Cognac: The Black Pearl pays homage to the heritage of Louis XIII. Released from barrels in the family’s exclusive private reserve, this exceptional cognac contains […]

Beatles Week at the Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool

Beatles Week at the Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool

Beatles Week at the Hard Days Night Hotel will be launched tomorrow with various events taking place throughout the city of Liverpool. Along with The Cavern Club, the Hard Days Night Hotel will play host to a number of live bands. Please find below the current line up: Friday 22nd August 8.00pm – […]

Summer Kidz@theritz

If you’re a family of more than four, you’ll know how difficult it to find good quality accommodation sometimes. Invariably you will need two interconnecting rooms which can drastically increase the cost. At The Ritz they are currently welcoming the chance to entertain the younger generation, offering families the chance to stay at The […]

Launch of new Ritz London gift shop

Launch of new Ritz London gift shop

Look out for the launch of the new range of Ritz London gifts. Available online, their wide range of beautifully made gift items make the perfect present or souvenir of your stay. Beautifully presented in The Ritz London signature boxes they now offer a wide selection of items including tea cups and saucers, leather goods, […]

Europe's top beach towns

Europe’s top beach towns

After a day at the beach, it’s nice to have a base where you can take an evening stroll, dine out, etc. According to an email that’s landed in my inbox from Tripadvisor, here’s the top 10 European beach towns: Monterosso al Mare, Italy Fira, Greece Menton, France Amalfi, Italy Propriano, France […]

Old Course Hotel launches "Luxury Kids" programme

Old Course Hotel launches “Luxury Kids” programme

From putting in the Himalayas, to flying a kite on the beach, or joining in a five-star treasure hunt, the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa has created a magical “Luxury Kids” welcome programme with personalised services for babies, toddlers, kids and teens to ensure the ultimate family experience. Teddy bears, VIP “Gourmet Goodies”, […]

For your eyes only

For your eyes only

The new James Bond exhibition at London’s Imperial War Museum goes beyond the fiction and explores the astonishing truth behind the world’s most famous secret agent. This is the first major exhibition devoted to the life and work of the man who created James Bond. It runs until 1st March 2009.

Free afternoon tea awaits you at The Draycott this Summer‏

Free afternoon tea awaits you at The Draycott this Summer‏

Enjoy the delights of London this summer with a stay at the award-winning Draycott Hotel with London’s finest shopping and restaurants just minutes away. Allow them to spoil you with an indulgent Traditional Afternoon Tea on arrival and all the other luxurious trimming you’d expect from a five star townhouse. The package also includes […]

Special feature: The Wensleydale Heifer, Yorkshire Dales

Special feature: The Wensleydale Heifer, Yorkshire Dales

This was our second stay at The Wensleydale Heifer in the peaceful village of West Witton in the Yorkshire Dales. Last time we made the mistake of having both lunch and dinner here (and ended up being uncomfortably full!) so this time we opted for just dinner, after a brief stop for a light […]

Interview with Joseph Amissah of Blue Cube Aviation

Interview with Joseph Amissah of Blue Cube Aviation

Joseph Amissah is the founder of Blue Cube Aviation and decided to set up the company to meet the growing demand for International private jet travel, for clients seeking an alternative form of transportation other than commercial airlines. Recently, the company has seen a sharp rise in the number of charter request due to the […]

Europe's top 10 luxury hotels?

Europe’s top 10 luxury hotels?

Tripadvisor sent me an email yesterday, outlining their top 10 European luxury hotels. In numerical order, they are as follows: The Ritz-Carlton Berlin, Germany Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort, Greece Hotel Le Palais, Czech Republic The Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, England Hotel Prinsenhof, Belgium Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal, Hungary Rudding […]

Summer menus at The Ritz Restaurant, London

The Ritz Restaurant presents a new series of summer menus featuring some of the London’s finest cuisine from Executive Chef John Williams and his team. Indulge in a three course Lunch du Jour Menu (which changes daily) for 36. You may choose to treat yourself to a range of aperitifs on offer from the Champagne […]

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