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Travel tales from our Fashion Editor Laurel; a 30-something Londoner with a blank passport and a strong sense of wanderlust.
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Stopping the cocktail stereotypes at Burger & Lobster

Thursday 14th of November 2019

Ever been put off from ordering a cocktail because it's a more manly drink than you 'should' enjoy, or the fizzy, pink, umbrella-bedecked concoction packed with fruity flavour is a bit 'girly' for you...read the rest



Get your festive food fix at Taste of London

Thursday 14th of November 2019

Foodies rejoice, the annual festive food fix that is Taste of London is returning next week to kick off the season in style.

Taking over Tobacco Dock from Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th, it's a food a...read the rest



Birthday cocktails at Bill's

Sunday 20th of October 2019

If you're dining out in the next six weeks, consider booking a table at old favourite Bill's; until 30th November there's a Limited Edition cocktail on the menu with a percentage of the takings being ...read the rest



Snap up a space at Carluccio's All Star Dinner

Thursday 10th of October 2019

Carluccio’s in the Brunswick will be opening its kitchens for an exclusive all-star chef Italian dinner in aid of The AntonioCarluccio Foundation, with all proceeds raised going to humanitarian char...read the rest




Your essential staycation companion

Thursday 10th of October 2019

This year's Good Hotel Guide was published on Monday, a veritable bible of the best accommodation in Great Britain and Ireland featuring the very best hotels, inns and bed & breakfasts from around the...read the rest



Nodding off to The Nadler Covent Garden's Sleeptember

Monday 9th of September 2019

I wanted to post this yesterday but alas, the land of nod was calling my name - which incidentally is exactly the point of what I'm trying to tell you about. Let me elaborate.

With new stats sugge...read the rest



Feast on Europe's biggest chicken wing festival this weekend...

Wednesday 4th of September 2019

Yes, you read that right. This weekend sees the Queen Elizabeth park's Stratford Waterfront taken over by London Wing Fest for the fifth year running, set to be bigger and juicier than ever.

On Sat...read the rest



The countryside escape mere minutes from London

Sunday 28th of July 2019

As a time-poor Londoner I can’t be the only one who’s often craving a Friday getaway from the city; a countryside escape to take you from desk to spa with as little effort as possible. Lucky for u...read the rest



Picnic in the Park this Saturday with Zipcar

Wednesday 17th of July 2019

To celebrate summer in London, Zipcar UK is hosting a free picnic at London Fields on Saturday 20th July and everyone is invited.

There’ll be plenty of fun and Zipcar freebies, including ice c...read the rest



The new hedonistic luxury of Madrid

Sunday 9th of June 2019

An intoxicating new hotel brand has thrown open its doors in one of Madrid’s most exclusive quarters.

The latest offering from Palladium Hotel Group, BLESS Collection Hotels welcomed its first ou...read the rest



Check in to the Moët Summer House this weekend...

Tuesday 4th of June 2019

Step into summer this weekend as Moët Summer House, a one of a kind members’ club from Moët & Chandon will be re-opening its doors from the 7th to the 9th June.

Located in central London, Moë...read the rest



Are you ready for the Maze?

Tuesday 28th of May 2019

90s children, prepare yourselves, for all your childhood dreams are about to come true...

The Trocadero may not be the first venue that springs to mind when thinking of fulfilling all your childhoo...read the rest



A taste of Down Under in Covent Garden

Wednesday 22nd of May 2019

There are plenty of cafes newly-opened around London in recent years that seem to pander to the Instagram aesthetic without really delivering on the food side; beautiful to snap but deeply disappointi...read the rest



Escape to another world at Fez's Palais Amani

Sunday 19th of May 2019

Fez is home to Morocco’s oldest Medina and with a warren of over 9,000 twisting cobbled streets, it’s an attack on all the senses, a bustling hub of sights, smells and sounds. But just moments fro...read the rest



The Bloom Room Returns

Saturday 18th of May 2019

Celebrating Sakura season is not just for Japan, with a generous sprinkling of cherry blossom bedecking the capital's establishments this spring. Following the success of last year's venture, Leiceste...read the rest



Gift ideas for spoiled Mums

Sunday 10th of March 2019

March is upon us, meaning you have but twenty days to arrange a gift for your long-suffering Mother that will remind her of just how much she is appreciated, despite what you may put her through…

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Pick up London's best pancakes this week

Sunday 3rd of March 2019

It's FINALLY here! It seems later than ever, but those of us who have been patiently waiting will be rewarded with Shrove Tuesday this week and a bevy of London restaurants have Pancake Day specials o...read the rest



Your Friday night getaway just 40 minutes from London...

Monday 18th of February 2019

Getting out of London for a night has be one of my favourite pastimes; for those days when you need a little break, a time out from real life, but the time constraints and budget won’t quite stretch...read the rest



Tea for Two at TWG Tea

Sunday 10th of February 2019

You'd be forgiven for avoiding Leicester Square and it's somewhat tourist driven dining options, but while Bubba Gump's Shrimp Company and the Angus Steakhouses should probably best be avoided, there'...read the rest



Valentine's Day with a View

Sunday 10th of February 2019

Keep fingers crossed for the weather forecast on Thursday, as The View from The Shard has a special Valentine's package for those who want a special evening.

There's no doubt it's one of the most r...read the rest



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