Le Royal Hammamet Tunisia

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I stepped inside what looked like a white-marbled Arabian Princess's palace with fourteen staff in black uniforms serving scented tea with salmon crème canapés on crusted bellinis. It was midnight. The five crystal blue swimming pools sparkled out onto a veranda lined with perfumed orange groves, which led to a clear white beach onto the Mediterranean... Read more »

Gwel an Mor

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A long Cornish weekend stretched ahead of us, and Tall Dark and Handsome and I had grand plans to use our time at Gwel an Mor to lounge in front of the fire, read books and snooze. The car was laden with a variety of coats, wellies, tennis rackets, swimwear, a stack of films, Somerset... Read more »

The Royal Horseguards Hotel

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After a day long meeting at Television Centre, the one thing keeping me focused (other than the prospect of a free glass of BBC 'vin plonk' at six) was the delightful double of a night at the exclusive Guoman Royal Horsegaurds Hotel and dinner with my London galpal Lady C. We planned to meet at... Read more »