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10 great UK spa destinations

10 great UK spa destinations

Whilst on holiday, some like to unwind by going hiking, rock climbing, or bungee jumping…however, if you are not one of these people and enjoy a less active form of relaxation, perhaps a day spa visit to one of the UK’s luxury spas would be a preferable alternative. The day spa is great for either
The most luxurious places to stay in London during the Olympics

The most luxurious places to stay in London during the Olympics

For those who have been lucky enough to get tickets the London 2012 Olympics the next challenge for most is going to be finding a place to stay. With many of London’s top hotels already be claiming to be fully booked I have decided to look into a number of different options which still have
Where to get naked in London

Where to get naked in London

Do you happen to be looking for a naked spa in London? London is awash with new spas so here’s a round up of the best places to go to get naked and… relax. For a nude spa in London, you need look no further! Como Shambhala Urban Escape at The Metropolitan This is the
Bespoke, hand-crafted beds for 18th Century London townhouse hotel

Bespoke, hand-crafted beds for 18th Century London townhouse hotel

Eccentric London hotelier and acclaimed interior-designer David Carter has commissioned bespoke, hand-crafted beds to add the finishing touch to his theatrical 18th Century townhouse. The decadent 40 Winks, dubbed the “world’s most beautiful small hotel” by German Vogue, is located in trendy East London and is a favourite for fashion and lifestyle shoots. Last year
London on a plate

London on a plate

London on a plate is an unique map of London for adventurous palates, curated by author and journalist Charmain Ponnuthurai and host of passionate food experts and London society celebrities.  This luxury guide to the capital’s best cuisine, which was shortlisted as one of Apple’s Top 20 noteworthy new releases, is filled with beautiful high resolution photography and includes
The top 3 luxury hotels in London

The top 3 luxury hotels in London

London is one of the most famous and exciting cities in the world. Not only is the city home to the Royal Family, it is a playground of attractions from Big Ben and Buckingham Palace to the Tower of London and Tate Modern. The city provides a unique blend of history and culture yet combines
5 of the world's most famous luxury shopping streets

5 of the world's most famous luxury shopping streets

If you love nothing more than indulging in a little retail therapy, then you're probably already aware of some of the world's most famous shopping streets. Here, we look at 5 of the best known shopping streets around the world that are found in some of the most exciting and glamorous cities on the planet!
Rose petals in the toilet? Just some of the unusual rider requests made at one London hotel

Rose petals in the toilet? Just some of the unusual rider requests made at one London hotel

Whilst for many Glastonbury may be a distant memory, festival season is still upon us with numerous dates in July and August seeing a wealth of artists taking to the stage and with them some rather unusual rider requests, as Kensington’s five red star Royal Garden Hotel can attest to. Frequently the hotel of choice

The world's most expensive apartments

The world’s most expensive apartments have gone on the market in one of London’s most desirable areas.  There are 86 luxury apartments at One Hyde Park, ranging in price from $10m for a one bedroom apartment to a whopping $223m for a penthouse.

Special offer at London's 47 Park Street

Between now and the end of May, visitors to London Mayfair’s boutique 47 Park Street hotel and private Members’ club get two nights’ stay at a reduced rate plus a free bottle of Champagne and specially designed cupcakes. The five-star 47 Park Street, Grand Residences by Marriott is offering visitors to London the special opportunity

Paint the town red with Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Shoe shopping, Champagne, an iconic five-star hotel, manicures and pedicures and lunch in one of London’s hottest restaurants. What more can a girl ask for? Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and Christian Louboutin have joined forces to create the ‘Paint the Town Red’ package – the ultimate treat. Guests will be able to check in to

London's latest luxury hotel: the Corinthia Hotel London

London’s newest 5-star luxury hotel, Corinthia Hotel London has announced that it is now taking reservations from the public. The first guests will be part of history-in-the-making as this 21st Century grand hotel opens its doors in April 2011. The property is ideally located in the heart of London on Whitehall Place, at the apex of

See behind the scenes in a luxury London hotel

The Wyndham Grand London lets you see behind the scenes at how the hotel operates with this short film, ‘Count on me’.

Enjoy a luxury Christmas break in London

Enjoy Christmas in style in London’s most iconic luxury hotels. Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley are celebrating the festive season with two-night packages featuring the finest traditional festive fare from 24th-26th December 2010 and romantic horse-drawn carriage rides through the British capital on Christmas morning – complete with hot chocolate and marshmallows! There’s lots on
Circus skills in London

Circus skills in London

Ever sat bored at your desk and contemplated that ultimate symbol of escape and abandon – Running Off To Join The Circus – but felt work and family commitments too pressing to make your dream a viable reality? Well now you can indulge in your fantasies of cream pies and vertiginous acrobatics without having to
London's Courtyard 51 opens new summer veranda

London's Courtyard 51 opens new summer veranda

Coloured Shakespearean terracotta, patterned mosaic pavement and a gurgling fountain; the setting was already magical at the urban oasis that is Courtyard 51, and now they’ve gone and made paradise even more comfortable – with a new veranda from which to admire the view, as you sip on your champagne or Champagne cocktail. The range