Category: United Kingdom

10 'canít miss' rooftop bars around the world

10 ‘canít miss’ rooftop bars around the world

There is nothing that compares to the feeling and excitement that overwhelms you when you arrive in a new city. The excitement and anticipation to try new foods, interact with new people and new ways of life, and experience things that you never knew existed. So, to start planning all of these great things youíre […]

Recipe of the week: Gressingham duck with potato pancake, cider and apple sauce

Recipe of the week: Gressingham duck with potato pancake, cider and apple sauce

To achieve a crisp, well-done duck you have to roast the whole bird. It is best to use whole ducks, as the carcass is used for the sauce and the legs and fat can be used to make confit. If well-done is the desired result, crisp duck confit is ideal. We hope you enjoy this […]

7 of the world's best high-end shopping streets

7 of the world’s best high-end shopping streets

For those of you traveling fashion victims out there, stepping foot on a high-end shopping street is similar to a child walking in a candy store. Letís face it: while shopping malls are convenient, keeping you warm and dry during colder seasons, they get depressing as well, considering you wonít see the light of day […]

Top 10 tips for your first trip to London

Top 10 tips for your first trip to London

Planning your first trip to London can be a daunting prospect. With so many things to see and do, it is sometimes difficult to know where to start, especially if you are only in town for a few days. They say that when you are tired of London, you are tired of life. Well let […]

9 ideas for things to do for families in Westminster, London

9 ideas for things to do for families in Westminster, London

Westminster, known as the home of Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, is lined with luxury hotels and restaurants, amazing parks and interesting tourist attractions. With plenty of green spaces and history around every corner, itís a great place for families of all ages. If you’re looking for inspiration of what to do, read on for […]

Special feature: Flying Butler apartments by Deep Blue, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK

Special feature: Flying Butler apartments by Deep Blue, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK

Less than an hour west of London lies Kingston-upon-Thames Ė a thriving suburb of the capital, with a relaxed but vibrant feel to it. There we enjoyed a leisurely stay in one of the brand new Flying Butler apartments†by Deep Blue, close to Kingston Bridge and overlooking the River Thames. Once we located the apartment […]

5 of the best luxury London nightlife spots

5 of the best luxury London nightlife spots

Are you planning a visit to London in the near future? After a day filled with much sightseeing and shopping, you will surely need some time need to relax and unwind. London has many luxury offerings where you can enjoy yourself after a busy day with some relaxing entertainment. Read on to find out more […]

Top 10 fine dining establishments in Norfolk

Top 10 fine dining establishments in Norfolk

Norfolk is fast emerging as a go-to destination for fine dining. The culinary perception of the region has traditionally been based on hearty gastropubs and quaint cafes serving seasonal, locally sourced produce. But in recent years the county has quietly been building a strong reputation for top-end cooking – earning Michelin stars, AA rosettes and […]

12 top womenís fashion brands to check out in London

12 top womenís fashion brands to check out in London

London is a complete shopping heaven for all those interested in the world of ladies luxury fashion. A vast array of top designer clothing labels and accessories are offered among the hundreds of top luxury boutiques dotted around central London, so there is something for every woman to add to their wardrobe. In this great […]

3 European cities in 5 fabulous days

3 European cities in 5 fabulous days

The sun hadnít even come up when I realized it was going to be one of those days. During the hour drive from home to the airport, my flight had gone from being 20 minutes late, to delayed many hours, to no seat but a supposed ticket on another airline. In the end, it all […]

4 top luxury film sets for your next visit to the UK

4 top luxury film sets for your next visit to the UK

Ancient forests, sparkling lakes and haunted castles Ė it should come as no surprise that filmmakers flock to Britain. As well as breathtaking landscapes, Britain is peppered with fabulous historic architecture Ė from castles to stately homes Ė whose fabled walls have provided the backdrop for many a classic film or cult TV drama. With […]

Top 10 getaways in Europe to visit this Easter

Top 10 getaways in Europe to visit this Easter

With the Easter weekend fast approaching you’ll no doubt be weighing up your travel options for this year’s holiday treat. The hours of research needed to find the perfect destination and the right accommodation can be more than a little overwhelming. Hardly seems worth it for yet another tourist trap experience. What if you could […]

5 ways to attend the Grand National in style

5 ways to attend the Grand National in style

The Grand National needs little introduction. One of the biggest single betting events in sport, it is also one of the most famous horse races in the world Ė a handicap steeplechase thatís been running since 1839. Held at Aintree, Liverpool, UK, this year the highlight of the National Hunt calendar has a new sponsor, […]

A hotel fit for a Wimbledon champion

A hotel fit for a Wimbledon champion

Andy Murray, the reigning Wimbledon champion and the first British winner of the men’s singles Wimbledon Championship for an incredible 77 years, has opened a luxury hotel in Scotland. Cromlix, which is close to the tennis player’s home town of Dunblane, is a 15-room five star luxury hotel with a restaurant overseen by French chef […]

Luxury in London, life at Walt Disney World, flying business class with British Airways and reflections on Cuba

Luxury in London, life at Walt Disney World, flying business class with British Airways and reflections on Cuba

Each month myself and a few other luxury travel bloggers highlight our latest travelling exploits as part of a small, select group known as the Luxury Travel Blog Network. †Whilst I wrote a review of my short stay on the outskirts of Cape Town from my trip to South Africa, here’s what the others have […]

5 weird and wonderful world festivals

5 weird and wonderful world festivals

Looking for a weird and wonderful event? There are hundreds of exciting, odd and – well, plain silly – festivals around the world providing any excuse for a celebration.† Here are five weird and wonderful festivals that you definitely wonít be disappointed with.† If you have more to add, then please leave a comment! Fallas […]

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