Romance Is In The Air At CastaDiva Resort And Spa, Lago di Como 

Casta diva is a famous aria from the opera Norma by Bellini and memorably sung by the great Maria Callas.

December 13, 2017 | Hotels & Spas


Cantina Laredo The Guacamole Aficionado

Being part of a restaurant group and an American institution hasn’t always been beneficial to Cantina Laredo’s credentials since opening over 7 years ago, so it wasn’t a surprise to see they had conducted a significant rebranding recently along with an updated menu and a slick renovation of their dining spaces.

December 13, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Go Organic For Christmas

Christmas is all about indulging in food and drink and spending time with your friends and family.

December 11, 2017 | Food & Drink


A Wellness Retreat In Pugliese Paradise, Don Totu Dimora Storica

The experience began before we touched down in Brindisi, with background chatter on the plane spoken in true Italian gusto.

December 10, 2017 | Hotels & Spas


A Masterclass In Fine Dining From Monica Galetti, Mere

When you’ve worked for years under the tutelage of the great Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche and also on the ever popular TV show, Masterchef, it takes a brave soul to journey out into the notoriously fickle London restaurant scene with your first restaurant.

November 27, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


A Blissful Retreat At The Elysium Hotel, Paphos

The Paphos coastline is a prime tourist area with restaurants and attractions aplenty and blue skies almost always guaranteed.

November 26, 2017 | Hotels & Spas


Experience A Yuletide Feast With A Difference At Mango Tree, London

Being tasked with organising your office Christmas party can be a taxing affair, as you fight for the best venues and finding a menu that caters to all tastes at the right price.

November 26, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


The Zetter Hotel – Where To Find that Christmas Feeling

We know, just as well as you, that finding a hotel in London is a pain in the behind, especially during Christmas.

November 25, 2017 | Hotels & SpasLifestyle


HUAWEI Mate 10 – The Phone That Actually Made Us Change Our Mind

Ok, take it from a real iPhone nerd, I’ve had each and every one from the beginning, and although I intend to keep my phones, I’ve been convinced there are other alternatives.

November 23, 2017 | Lifestyle


Getting to the bottom of blockchain and cryptocurrencies with Joshua Buirski

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are part of 2017’s vernacular, but do we even know what they are? We went all the way to Melbourne, Australia to talk to Joshua Buirski, founder of the Distributed Technologies Institute (DTI), which is based within Australia’s top-ranked technology hub, the York Butter Factory (YBF).

November 23, 2017 | Lifestyle


A Time For Dreams At The Countdown Hotel Cotai, Macau

Macau has been rapidly developing at a rate of knots over the last decade to become what is widely regarded as the Las Vegas of the East.

November 22, 2017 | Hotels & Spas


Garvey Strikes Gold With Rambla Soho

La Rambla, perhaps the most famous of all of Barcelona’s boulevards, has found a distant relation located on perhaps one of Soho’s most notable streets, Dean Street.

November 20, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Eastern Promises Fulfilled At Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush

Shikumen can be translated to “stone gate” in Mandarin and it is a unique style of housing in Shanghai and was particularly prevalent during the golden era of the 1940s when it was widely regarded as the Paris of the East.

November 19, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


World Vegan Month Taken To New Heights, Bokan

Celebrate World Vegan Month with a carefully curated tasting menu at Bokan – Veganism is very much in vogue at the moment with dedicated street food markets popping up as well as restaurants offering dedicated vegan menus for the health and ethically-conscious diners.

November 18, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Barbados Food & Rum Festival 2017

This week sees the opening of the 8th annual edition of the Barbados Food & Rum Festival.

November 17, 2017 | Lifestyle


No. Ten Manchester Street Boutique Hotel, London

As we have realised, it is hard to find good hotels in London and we want to be of help.

November 16, 2017 | Hotels & SpasLifestyle


Jeremy Jauncey’s Beautiful Destinations – the World’s Largest Travel Community

“Travel has always been in my blood”.

November 16, 2017 | Lifestyle


It’s All In The Details, Polo Bar At The Westbury Hotel

Polo Bar at The Westbury – Delivering understated luxury for discerning drinkers in Mayfair The Westbury is one of my favourite hotels in London because it manages to deliver 5-star luxury in one of the most efficiently discreet way possible.

November 13, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


The Proof Is In The Blend, Mount Gay Rum

Experiencing the oldest rum in existence with Mount Gay Rum – There was no hesitation on our part when we were invited recently to an audience with Mount Gay’s Master Blender, Allen Smith for a masterclass in rum blending.

November 12, 2017 | Food & Drink


Everything’s Coming Up Roses At LIMA Floral, Covent Garden

LIMA Floral is sister to Michelin starred restaurant LIMA in Fitzrovia, yet it’s by no means outshone by its older and flashier sibling.

November 12, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars