Urban Villa

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Manhattan style with a London edge is how the Urban Villa website describes the suites in its West London hotel. The hotel aims to be super modern and well connected - with 1TB WiFi speeds its internet is faster than any other London hotel - but the rooms are adorned with furniture, soft furnishings and... Read more »

The Jockey Club Rooms

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Enjoying weekends away is a passion of mine but when I discover a hidden gem that offers a unique experience it really excites me. I first heard about The Jockey Club Rooms through a friend of mine who explained that whilst the venue first and foremost operates as a private members Club, they also offer... Read more »

The Queensberry Hotel

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Bath is a city that is revered the world over. Millions of people visit the city of Bath each year and find themselves seduced by the Roman Baths, rolling countryside and perfect mix of the historic and contemporary. Despite being on my hit list for a very long time, until this trip I had never... Read more »

Emily Ponte at Odyssey Spa

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I was first introduced to Permanent Makeup Specialist Emily Ponte a few years ago now through a mutual friend of mine, fellow TV presenter Laura Hamilton. Laura regularly calls upon Emily’s beauty services to get her ready for her many TV appearance including presenting Channel 4’s A Place in the Sun. Emily also looks after... Read more »

Eckington Manor

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My partner and I arrived at Eckington Manor at dusk after a 3 hour journey from Essex, but upon arrival I could immediately sense that it was going to be worth the journey. Eckington Manor is nestled away in the corner of its namesake village just across the River Avon on the border of the... Read more »

The Northgate

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In the heart of the beautiful and historic town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk lies the charming boutique hotel – The Northgate. Originally a Victorian family house, The Northgate has recently been converted into a 5 star hotel. Located just a few moments walk from Bury’s iconic ancient Abbey. The Northgate has undergone extensive... Read more »

Tracie Giles London

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As a professional make-up artist I am regularly helping women redefine their eyebrows with make-up. As we age our eyebrows tend to become more sparse and fade into the background, but they are really important as they frame the face and bring out the eyes. I am a girl who went to school in the... Read more »