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Afternoon tea in London - with a difference

Afternoon tea in London – with a difference

TLSee (Tea, London and Sightseeing) – a pun on TLC (tender, loving care) is the new afternoon tea concept at Swissôtel The Howard, London and  treats guests to edible versions of the famous sights of the city on the Thames. With TLSee, nine different London landmarks, some in 3D, are served up alongside traditional finger […]

Travelling in the UK for less

Travelling in the UK for less

Apologies for the lack of updates this week, but I’ve been otherwise engaged in the launch of a website catering for last minute availability and special offers in the UK.  UK Travel Offers is a new, niche site that sits alongside other UK projects that we run (most notably, perhaps, the UK hotel price comparison […]

Luxury breaks in Edinburgh… just for girls

Prepare to be pampered. Whether it’s a luxury hen weekend, a birthday celebration, or a special treat with friends you can’t beat some quality girl time and where better to catch up than at The Edinburgh Residence. Enjoy a pampering package packed with treats for the ultimate girls’ weekend.  Just five minutes from the world […]

Re-discover Scotland from the water

Re-discover Scotland from the water

Louise of Granton is a superb luxury motor yacht, available for day hire, and providing the ultimate marine charter experience. The high-spec interiors are made of cherry wood and accompanied by leather fittings and all the modcons such as satellite phones, the latest audiovisual equipment and more.   The 50-foot vessel weighs 25 tons and […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Compare prices on UK hotels Luxury hotels and resorts from Kiwi Collection Meet Francis Gimblett, The Wine Adventurer Hotel Babylon is back on the BBC

Luxury in the Lake District, with views of Windermere to boot

Luxury in the Lake District, with views of Windermere to boot

The 3 AA star and 3 AA rosette Samling‘s reputation as one of the Lake District’s top hotels has been well earned. It describes itself as a luxury hotel in the country, not a country house hotel and has no ‘best room’. All but two have stunning views of the lake (Windermere), five having been […]

Heston Blumenthal to open a new restaurant in London

Heston Blumenthal to open a new restaurant in London

Celebrity chef and owner of The Fat Duck and The Hinds Head at Bray, Berkshire,  Heston Blumenthal, is to join forces with Mandarin Oriental. Together they will create  a new restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, to open in the Autumn of 2010.   Blumenthal’s first restaurant to open outside of the village […]

4 limited-edition, Wimbledon tennis-themed cocktails

To co-incide with the Wimbledon tennis championship which began yesterday, Park Plaza Hotels has come up with a limited edition, tennis-themed cocktail menu. Four  cocktails pay homage to the famous grass courts at SW19 and some of the finest players to hold aloft the trophy at the All England Club.   Celebrating the winner of […]

Special feature: Le Grand Cirque Fantazie

Special feature: Le Grand Cirque Fantazie

This afternoon we went to the Liverpool Empire Theatre to see the acrobatic production, Le Grand Cirque Fantazie.  It  was billed as  one of the most exciting shows  we will ever see, and we certainly weren’t disappointed. Le Grand Cirque has had sold-out shows all over the world and has played to over 10 million […]

UK Summer Champagne & Gourmet Break

UK Summer Champagne & Gourmet Break

South Cumbrian restaurant L’enclume has teamed up with some of the world’s top Champagne houses, including Bollinger, Pol Roger, Louis Roederer, Laurent Perrier and Deutz, to bring you a fantastic value-for-money luxury Champagne & Gourmet break. On arrival a bottle of Champagne of your choice awaits you, and to follow an 8 course dinner served […]

Need someone to wash your wellies or iron your map?

At a boutique hotel in the Cotswolds – Lords of the Manor – you can hire an outdoor butler.   So, if you need someone to groom your dog, wash your wellies or iron your map, apparently these are all things that he’ll do for you for a daily rate that starts from £95.   […]

Champagne dinner at Gleneagles

Champagne dinner at Gleneagles

If you are a lover of fantastic food and great wines and Champagne, you have the unique opportunity to join Benoît Gouez, Chef de Cave, Moêt & Chandon, who is on a rare visit to Scotland, for a gourmet evening in The Ballroom at The Gleneagles Hotel on 17th June 2009. Working with Gleneagles’ Head […]

Bollinger Champagne dinner at The Ritz London

Bollinger Champagne dinner at The Ritz London

The Ritz hotel’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. Bollinger Ambassador, Christian Dennis will be hosting the event and will be on hand to advise diners on how best they can appreciate […]

Sensational new Luxury Edinburgh experiences

Luxury Edinburgh has created a host of sensational experiences, giving visitors the perfect excuse to visit the magical city: Sensory Edinburgh: designed to awaken the senses through a potent combination of aphrodisiacal accommodation at the suites at The Witchery by the Castle, a sensuous spa experience at the award-winning One Spa, a blindfolded sensory dinner […]

Hebridean cancels all international cruises

I’ve just heard that the luxury cruise line Hebridean is cancelling all its international services with immediate effect.   The company’s largest vessel – the Hebriden Spirit which travelled worldwide – has been sold, and it appears they are suffering the effects of the recession. They are left with just one ship – the Hebridean […]

Celebrate Easter in style at The Ritz

Celebrate Easter in style at The Ritz

Celebrate Easter in style this year with a spring break at The Ritz. The perfect excuse for a short stay in  England’s capital. These prices include overnight accommodation with English breakfast the following morning but excludes Value Added Tax: Superior Rooms from £280, Executive Rooms from £330, Deluxe King from £420, Junior Suite from £520, […]

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