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There are few places of refuge from the modern world that offer charm, history and the right style of ambience to disengage one from the worries of society than the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz in Paris. The bar has been closed for four years…

Hemingway Bar (Ritz Paris)

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I arrive at the Ritz in Paris for lunch; it’s been way to long for me. The hotel has been closed since 2012 as it underwent an extensive $450 million renovation. I always enjoyed my time at the Ritz and I think L’Espadon would have…

L’Espadon (Ritz Paris)

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Many of you have read my recent posts on my amazing time in Santorini – here is a link to all the posts. They say a picture tells a 1,000 words and I am pretty sure a video would tell 10,000 words, so I have…

Santorini Video Diary

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On my recent trip to Barcelona I spent most of time in the hotel (and who could blame me given how amazing the W Barcelona was – you can check out my review here). I did, however, manage to pry myself from the hotel and…

Barcelona Dining

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The Hotel Barcelona is such a beautiful city and staying at the W Barcelona is the best way to experience the city. Located directly next to the stunning beach in Barcelona the hotel offers unparalleled views of both the Mediterranean Sea and the city from most of…

W Barcelona

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The Restaurant  I had the pleasure of a sunset dinner at La Maison Restaurant. The restaurant is one of the best restaurant’s in Santorini to view the sunset and it is located in the lovely village of Imerovigli. My tip is to make reservations as far in…

La Maison (Santorini)

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Cavo Tagoo is a lovely hotel in Imergovgli which has stunning views over the Caldera and a lovely infinity pool. The hotel also has a world-class gourmet restaurant, OVAC, which is beside the pool and offers spectacular views with fine cuisine to match. The staff…

OVAC Restaurant (Santorini)

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So the journey continues for me and I leave ole London town and head to the beautiful island of Santorini. I am staying at the Azzurro Suites in Fira which is the capital of Santorini and where most of the locals hang. The hotel is…

Azzurro Suites (Santorini)

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As most of you know I just love Claridges Bar – it’s my favourite bar in the world. I am severely jetlagged in London and actually contemplate giving Claridges Bar a miss on this visit… but I just couldn’t – it wouldn’t be London without…

Claridges Bar (2016)

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So I have made my way from Paris to London and have a couple of days in ole’ London town before jetting off to Santorini. I stop by a Mayfair institution, Hakkasan, for a leisurely lunch. I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a Friday afternoon.…

Hakkasan (Mayfair)