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Just back from Barcelona
We're just back from Barcelona as we wanted to revisit the Mandarin Oriental and the W Hotel. And we're delighted to report that both are absolutely excellent, albeit in different ways, and definitely to be recommended in...
Just back from Paris
We have been busy pre-Christmas updating the Paris Report and tried two newish hotels, both part of Oriental chains, which hadn't been properly reviewed before.
Driving to the South of France (with dog)
Many of us, particularly those with dogs, drive to the South of France each year. And every year we ponder where to stay en route as it’s an 11-12 hour drive from Calais to Nice/Cannes (2 hours less to Provence).
New report added / Devon
Devon is a magical corner of England. Lush pasture, crisscrossed by narrow lanes whose banks explode with wild flowers, gives way to rugged and desolate moorland studded with granite tors and pre-historic remains. Deep wooded...
A sort of weekend in the Cotswolds
Our first adventure was Saturday lunch at Daylesfords. We have to confess that even though the food was excellent, we seriously disliked the place - not as eloquently as A.A. Gill but with the same vigor. Can...
This month’s Globalista guide to where to lunch and dine in London (and where to avoid)
WHERE TO AVOID
This month we clearly chose well as there's hardly anywhere we would steer you away from. The two restaurants that we really didn't like were the Spice Market and Pollen St Social.
It's not that the food at...
Postcard from Antiparos / Kate Monro
‘There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you have altered’. Nelson Mandela.
I used this quote to begin a chapter of my book, a collection of real life virginity loss...
A rare jewel in the crowded world of luxury hotels and spas / Simon Lowe
“New”, “latest”, “uber-luxurious”, are words commonly used to describe the opening or refurbishment of luxurious Hotels or Spas.
Sicily: An 11-night odyssey
A leisurely clockwise circle around the island, travelling from East-West. Arrive in Palermo and depart from Catania.
A Postcard from the Sea / Lycian Way Trekking by Water by Amelia Stewart
If you’re looking for a new approach to the Lycian Way then I can highly recommend swimming it - or at least parts of it. I've always wanted to do a swim trek and so found myself with nine others donning swimsuits, and all manner of swimming paraphernalia.
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