Afternoon Tea at The Savoy London

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Since it first opened in August 1889 The Savoy has been synonymous with luxury. The Savoy was the first luxury hotel in Britain, having electric lights throughout the building, electric lifts, and bathrooms in the lavishly furnished rooms with hot and cold running water, also many other innovations we now take for granted. Our taxi... Read more »

The Savoy Hotel

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London is all about iconic buildings. From the Houses of Parliament to the skyscrapers of The City Of London architecture is a major player in the identity of this capital city. When it comes to hotels there are few that can boast being themselves one of those iconic buildings of London, that is except for... Read more »

Todd English Food Hall

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As a newbie to the BBB scene, I was so excited to begin my journey into the wonderful world of New York City dining at THE PLAZA HOTEL!  Charlotte and I started our evening enduring the treachery of trying to find a cab on a rainy, cold winter’s night in the Big Apple.  Just as... Read more »

Kaspars Seafood Bar and Grill,The Savoy Hotel

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Sitting just off The Strand, The Savoy Hotel’s impressive façade is flanked on either side by topiary representations of the hotel’s mascot, Kaspar the cat, a charming relic from the hotel’s long history as one of London’s top hotels. The original Kaspar is an elegant Art Deco sculpture by Basil Ionides, created in 1926 to... Read more »

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

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From the moment you arrive at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, with its beachfront position and chilled Santa Monica vibe, each fibre in your body starts to relax. Having travelled there from the Hollywood hustle and bustle of Beverly Hills, it was a welcome retreat to step out of my car and in the air-conditioned... Read more »

Fairmont Monte Carlo

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Monaco: a symbol of prestige. A place where the international elite gather and home to some of the world’s most celebrated events including the Formula One Grand Prix and the Monaco Yacht Show. It was recently, during Monaco Yacht Show, that I had the pleasure of staying at The Fairmont Monte Carlo and experiencing the luxury and... Read more »