Whistler Film Festival 2017

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Have you ever wanted to be one of those people who go ‘up the mountains’ for a holiday? Or perhaps you wouldn’t think twice about travelling all the way to Canada for a film festival? As a non-skier, but a lover of movies, I fall into the second category, and although the flight was long,... Read more »

Skylight London

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You cannot get any more pop-up London. Enter through a carpark in Shadwell’s Tobacco Docks - reminiscent of notorious scene bar Franks in Peckham - out onto a rooftop with an ice rink backed by the city skyline. Two bars overlook the ice skating. One is warm and tempting, red-lit to draw you in through... Read more »

Salomon Goggles and Helmet

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The Winter season had finally started after what had felt like a long, long summer and it was time to look at some of my equipment! My parents originally strapped skis to my feet pretty much as soon as I could walk, and being the 70s helmets had not been invented yet, so everything I... Read more »

Phoenicia Hotel Beirut

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Intercontinental. The very name implies prestige, service, luxury, and hospitality. Say the name to anyone who has been to Beirut, and the name is associated not just with a brand, but with a property – the Phoenicia Beirut. This hotel was the very pinnacle of luxury accommodation in Beirut when it opened in the sixties,... Read more »

Selfridges Christmas Hamper

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Christmas is almost upon us and that means all ones yearly efforts to stay lean and healthy fly out the window as we tuck into Mince Pies and festive drinks. Food and drink are maybe the most important elements to Christmas, from the turkey on Christmas day to gorging oneself on treats and bubbly, there... Read more »

#AprèsWithAView at Radio Rooftop at ME London

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I think we can all agree that winter is well and truly in swing, and even I am beginning to feel Christmassy! I am no Scrooge, but it’s hard not to feel festive after attending Radio Rooftop Bar’s #ApresWithAView at the ME Hotel. The ME hotel is uniquely situated in the BBC’s old Radio Headquarters... Read more »


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In the heart of the glorious grounds of Stoke Park Hotel and Spa, is Humphry’s restaurant, a fantastic multi-award winning fine dining Modern British cuisine restaurant. Headed up by chef Chris Wheeler for the past fourteen years, it boasts 3 AA Rosettes as well as the award of ‘Five AA Red Stars’ in 2013 -... Read more »

Amwaj Rotana

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The Amwaj Rotana, is a real gem of hotel especially for the shopaholics and beach bums amongst you, with its prime location on Dubai’s The Walk the seemingly endless promenade of luxury retailers, boutiques and restaurants. Enabling you to shop, drop off in hotel, shop, drop again to your heart, or wallets content throughout your... Read more »