Author Archive for James Street

Tasting the forbidden fruit in Ontario

Tasting the forbidden fruit in Ontario

Wine is without a doubt one of life’s little luxuries. The drinks of the Gods and our modern day forbidden fruit, the wines of different regions tease us with their tantalizing tastes and their smooth liquescent surfaces. Now, I don’t pretend to be any sort of sommelier but where wine is concerned I am always […]

The knack of the craic in Dublin

When most English people decide to go on holiday, they expect to end up in a destination that’s at least a few degrees latitude closer to the equator than their drizzly island, especially those who call the hectic hustle and bustle of London ‘home’.  What was I doing, therefore, booking a flight to Dublin, a […]

Sleep soundly: Vancouver’s beautiful boutique hotels

Sleep soundly: Vancouver’s beautiful boutique hotels

Vancouver is a multi-cultural city that brims with all of life’s little luxuries from glamorous art galleries to chic cafes. And when it comes to staying in style, it is clear that Vancouver knows best. Home to some of the most unique, quirky and beautiful boutiques throughout all of British Columbia, you can sleep safe […]

A deluxe desert stay: The Chedi, Muscat

Hotel-hopping for a living has the tendency to reduce travelling to a hazy blur of feathery pillows and eiderdown throws. After all, comfort and luxury are hard to attain when you are forced to live out of a pint-sized suitcase and adhere to a lengthy itinerary looming over you like an overbearing wife. However, if […]