BRIC’S Milano

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When traveling I like to think I look like a movie star of yesteryear, breezing into the airport dressed like I belong in First Class with luggage to match. I have used some exquisite cases in the past from handmade leather to super brand luggage like Louis Vuitton, but these always seemed to let me... Read more »

The Edge at Aleenta Resort and Spa, Phuket

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During our stay at Akyra Beach Club, we attended their White Party and met Valerio Pachetti, the Executive Chef for Akaryn Hotel Group, which includes, amongst others, Akyra and the Aleenta Resort and Spa five minutes down the road. After a nice chat with Chef Pachetti, we were invited to have dinner at The Edge... Read more »


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As a former Ibiza resident, it goes without saying that I believe this Balearic Island is the best in the world for beach club restaurants. Having perfected the art of combining melodic deep house beats, luxurious chill-out beach bed vibes, and delicious dining, Ibiza does it like no other beach destination. Amante Ibiza, is an... Read more »


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I was travelling with my trusty travelling companion Cheeky and this time we were staying at the gorgeous 5 star hotel ‘The House’ on the exotic island of Barbados. Of course behind every great hotel there is a great restaurant and the restaurant in question was Daphne’s which is linked with the ‘Daphne’s’ restaurant back... Read more »


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In the Royal Tunbridge Wells Hotel One Warwick Park is an À la carte restaurant L’AMORE.  On a Tuesday night two of us dined in the restaurant after pre-dinner cocktails in the sleek bar across the road in the main reception building we headed into L’AMORE to be greeted by a stunning chandelier and also... Read more »


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The restaurant formerly known as Quattro Passi rebranded a couple of years ago as QP LDN. That might have been a reaction to some negative press – Jay Rayner certainly sharpened his pencil on the place – or just to keep it all fresh. Regardless, and whatever Jay et all might have said, any restaurant... Read more »

Massimo at the Corinthia Hotel

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Whoever christened Massimo at the Corinthia Hotel, there is no doubt about how they felt the restaurant was to fare. At Black Book towers, you’re never far from a pun (I’ve used one already – did you spot it?) and I often look to the name of an establishment for inspiration. ‘Massimo’, popped into a... Read more »

CottoCrudo Prague

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The Four Seasons never fails to impress, and the stunning river-side rendition in Prague sets a new high standard for the luxury hotel sector. The venue, marked by an iconic Bohemian exterior, stands poised by the Vltava river in the heart of Prague’s old town centre. Named Cotto Crudo, Prague’s most iconic restaurant offers a... Read more »