Browsing All posts tagged under »London«

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 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 […]

Top Ten Swimming Pools in London

August 15, 2013

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At this time of year everyone seems to be either on holiday, leaving for, or coming back from 10 days of sun, sea and sand somewhere hot. Although everyone’s idea of holiday heaven is different, my perfect getaway consists of great company, beautiful weather and a gorgeous swimming pool to lie by all day long, […]

Top Ten Things to Love at London’s Corinthia Hotel

July 22, 2013

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As part of a new series of posts, I am going to be sharing the top ten things I love about some of my favourite hotels around the world. Where better to start than one of my absolute favourite hotels in London, Corinthia. Formally the Hotel Metropole, a home of society balls at the turn […]

Top Ten Places to Party Like Kate Moss

July 3, 2013

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Photo courtesy of www.st-tropez.com Sensational supermodel, ‘cocaine Kate’, devoted mother, rock star roadie or glamorous party girl; whatever you think of her there is no denying that Kate Moss has defined what’s hot and what’s not for well over a decade. Where Kate Moss has gone others have followed, and even now, in her state of […]

Top Ten Great Gatsby Locations in London

May 28, 2013

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If, like me, you were a big  fan of Baz Lurhmann’s re-imagining of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, you may now be looking for locations to relive the glamour and the glitz of the roaring twenties with your equally enamoured bon viveurs. Although, at the moment, every hotel, restaurant, bar and even shops, has got in on […]

Top Ten Boutique Hotels in England

May 17, 2013

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With a great deal of confusion around what the term ’boutique’ actually means, a boutique hotel can be best defined by what it is not. General consensus in the hotel industry dictates that a boutique hotel never has more than 100 rooms, it is rarely part of a chain (at least not a big one), […]