Desirable destinations for weekend breaks, spas, destination holidays, adventures and day trips

Hitting The Slopes of Park City, Utah

January 13, 2012

I haven’t counted them myself, but I am reliably informed that there are around 250 ‘world class’ ski areas across the planet, a bewildering choice when it comes to booking next [read more]

Luxury Cotswolds Escape

January 6, 2012

The late Sir Norman Wisdom will always be remembered for his unique brand of subtly sophisticated comedy. So it is only fitting that his name should appear on a blue plaque attached to the Hotel du [read more]

Avoiding Post Holiday Blues

September 26, 2011

So the suitcase is back in the loft and the tan-prolonging aftersun you’ve been applying daily is down to its final squeeze. Brown crunchy things that look suspiciously like autumn leaves keep [read more]

Malmaison London: The Perfect Urban Escape

September 2, 2011

As a born-and-bred Londoner I have often wondered what it must be like to view the city through the eyes of a visitor. Yet as with many other tourist experiences, like visiting Madame Tussauds and [read more]

The Marvels of Mykonos

February 24, 2011

Paris, Milan, London and NYC – all classic destinations when it comes to ‘style’. These fashion meccas are now closely followed by the trend-setting ‘ Ms’ – Madrid, Moscow, [read more]

We’re Up For A Bit of Flyrting!

February 15, 2011

The aviation industry has long used the frisson of flirtation to sell flights, beginning with strict ‘glamour’ criteria for cabin crew on the first commercial flights and continuing through to [read more]

Freudian Sleep

February 9, 2011

A secret hidey-hole in London’s Little Venice You could be forgiven for channelling your inner child with a swashbuckling pirate fantasy during a night at The Cabin room at London’s enchanting [read more]

Escape From It All On The Mayan Riviera

January 21, 2011

Sometimes you need a holiday that ticks all the boxes –relaxing, cultural, exotic, active and thrill seeking. It was just this sort of holiday that I was after when I headed to the Mayan coast of [read more]

Winter Wonderland Cinema at The Berkeley

November 25, 2010

Outdoor cinema evokes memories of warm summer night under the stars but would you dare to do it as the skies threaten snow? Well this new pop-up outdoor cinema with large blankets, down filled coats, [read more]
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