Merchants Manor Cornwall

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Merchants Manor stole my heart. With its windswept, scenic sea views over a beautiful coastline, fresh Cornish lobster poached in shellfish butter, and gorgeous spa treatments, what’s not to like? From deep reflexology, sumptuous facials with aromatherapy oils and 4-handed seamless massages delivered by four female magicians, this is the way to relax in style.... Read more »

Cristallo Palace Hotel Cortina d’Ampezzo

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Just when we thought the journey could not get any better our Chauffeur delivered us to the front door of the ‘5-star Superior’ Cristallo Palace Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo. The first impression that hits you is the grandeur of the place or should I say palace!?! Along with a bronze bust in the foyer of... Read more »

Helly Hansen

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I have to admit, I am a bit of a Scandophile at heart when it comes to culture and design, if it was not for those ingenious nordic inventors skiing would not exist, and how boring would our winters be? So needless to say, over the years I have come to try quite a varied... Read more »

Cortina d’Ampezzo

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THE FACTS SEASON START & END: Early December – mid April ALTITUDE: 1224m-2990m / Vertical Drop- 1766m PISTES: 50% Beginner / 35% Intermediate / 15% Expert LIFTS: 34 (cable-5 / chair lifts-26 / drag lifts- 3) SLOPES: 66 Pistes for a total of 115KM SNOW: Guaranteed snowcover 95% due to snow machines WEATHER: Average of... Read more »

Wicked

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Based on Gregory Maguire’s novel of the same name, Wicked tells the cleverly put together untold story of the witches of Oz that we know and love from the tale of The Wizard of Oz. The show has been a major hit in London since 2006 at The Apollo Victoria Theatre and the production is... Read more »

Once

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The magic of the musical Once is how wonderfully understated it is; something that threatens to question the very notion of the ‘musical’. It is pure and organic and it gives the audience a glimpse not only into the characters’ souls but into their own. It tells a story that many have already experienced one... Read more »

MyriamSOS

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I’m not sure you’re ready to hear this, but I have to say it regardless. Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to get on the journey of shopping for gifts. But fear not as I have one of the most perfect gift ideas for you, it’s different, it’s something that can be... Read more »

Skagen

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They have changed their approach to their designs with a vision of showing the true Danish way of life through these amazing timepieces. Skagen was founded in 1989 by Henrik and Charlotte Jorst, finding their inspiration in the small village Skagen in Denmark. They have a sense of simplicity and minimalism which brings a perfect... Read more »