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Top Ten Books on India

August 13, 2014

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One of the ways I prepare for any trip abroad is to read up before I go, then while I’m travelling, and normally when I get home (to keep the good memories fresh). With a country, or subcontinent really, as vast and as varied as India, in everything from geography and religions to histories, cultures […]

Top Ten Things to Love at Ham Yard Hotel

July 25, 2014

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It was nearly a year and a half ago, on a cold and wintry day, that I stumbled across a big building site in the very heart of Soho, where the streets are small and windy, and it’s very easy to lose your way. From the corner of my eye I spotted the give-away Firmdale […]

Top Ten Travel Quotes

July 13, 2014

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 “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled.” – Mohammed The reason I work in the travel industry is because I truly think that it is a force for good (and I suppose staying at luxury hotels around the world is always quite fun). Travel, perhaps even more so than formal education, teaches, […]

Top Ten Things to Love at Taj Falaknuma Palace

June 11, 2014

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It’s not very often that I visit a hotel which I think deserves its very own blog. So far, in the history of the Tiny Traveller’s Top Ten, only one hotel has received this honour. However, on a recent trip to Hyderabad, where I stayed at the no-words-or-pictures-do-it-justice Taj Falaknuma Palace, I knew that I had […]

Top Ten Jean-Michel Gathy Designs

May 16, 2014

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Hotels, especially those in the luxury bracket, can often be seen as symbolic of a culture at that moment in time, and are buildings, I believe, that are central and relevant to a city, a landscape, and its people. Despite this, and the fact that they are enjoyed by so many, those who design hotels have […]

Top Ten Latest Travel Adventures (France, Scotland & Morocco)

April 19, 2014

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The months of February and March took me on many mini travel adventures. So many in fact, that I’ve found it difficult to squeeze in time to write them all down. I’ve visited family in the South of France, spent a sunny weekend in Marrakech, went skiing in Austria and popped up to Scotland for […]

Top Ten London Dating Hotspots

January 28, 2014

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One of the many benefits of living in a city like London is that there is always a restaurant, bar or pub that you haven’t been to yet. The vast majority of Londoners have their own version of the ‘list’ – nearly always ambitious and completely unachievable – an eclectic range of the eateries and […]