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Blog archive - 2011

Best of 2011 Photo Blog

23 Dec 2011
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Here is selection of The Best of 2011 in photographs.

Eiffel Tower at dusk (small)

An Alice in Wonderland-inspired Christmas

21 Dec 2011
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A “Christmas in Wonderland” theme with a twist has been created inside the Hotel Métropole Monte-Carlo for the Christmas and New Year’s festivities.

The huge Christmas tree has a colour theme of powder pink and lime green decorated with rock candy, giant biscuits and pocket watches, just like the ones in Alice in Wonderland.

Ski Butler Package at Megève for Le Richemond Guests

19 Dec 2011
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Fancy a ski lesson or refresher in Megève over the Christmas holiday or early in the New Year? Well Le Richemond hotel located on the banks of Lake Geneva has put together a unique ‘Ski Butler’ package offering their guests just that.

Tropical holiday in the Maldives with TV chef Tom Aikens

13 Dec 2011
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If you’re feeling disheartened by the gloomy winter weather, don’t fret! We have just the solution to pick you up...

Why not spend a beautiful week away in the Maldives, where you will find not only golden beaches, turquoise seas and coconut trees but the famous TV chef Tom Aikens.

Royal Mansour’s Christmas and New Year Celebrations

9 Dec 2011
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If you’re looking for a divine place to spend Christmas this year then look no further than the luxurious Royal Mansour in Marrakech. Owned by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, the palace has stunning interiors, beautiful French cuisine and an exceptional first-class service.

Christmas Chocolate Festival on London’s Southbank

6 Dec 2011
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From this coming Friday 9th December until Sunday 11th December the seventh Chocolate Festival descends on London’s Southbank in the lead up to Christmas. You will be able to sample chocolates from some of the world’s best Chocolatiers, talk with chocolate producers, try a tutored tasting session, pick up hints about the beneficial health aspects of chocolate and of course get some Christmas goodies for friends and family.

Skyline Photo Blog

2 Dec 2011
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Here are some panoramic skyline photos we have taken whilst on our travels this year from London, New York, Jersey City, Paris, The Grand Canyon and Siesta Key Beach.

Festive Fun in London this Christmas

30 Nov 2011
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With Christmas creeping up on the nation, OMOTG have put together a special list of charming city activities to help you embrace the festive spirit!

Whether you want to indulge in some present buying, catch a Christmas show, get your skates on or take a late night winter walk, there are many activities to choose from.

Christmas Shopping in London or Party in an Italian Villa?

28 Nov 2011
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Fancy celebrating Christmas in style?  Here are two offers of a very different kind from London and Florence.

The InterContinental Park Lane is offering special VIP Shopping packages from £299 per night.  The hotel has put together a very special package in association with the wonderful hidden gem that is Marylebone Village.

On a quite different note, the wonderfully luxurious Villa Il Salviatino is available for exclusive hire.

Celebrate the Christmas Season in Bordeaux

24 Nov 2011
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Bordeaux’s  luxury Palace Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa is celebrating Christmas in style with a unique Repetto Christmas Tree.

The tree is covered with little Repetto touches including pink and black satin ballet shoes, golden medals and Repetto-wrapped presents.  Repetto ballet slippers has had some famous followers such as Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve and more recently Kate Moss.