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Blog archive - February, 2012

Downton Abbey comes to One Devonshire Gardens

29 Feb 2012
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Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Well how about immersing yourself for a few days and living like The Earl and Countess of Grantham.

Hotel du Vin Glasgow at One Devonshire Gardens has put together a bespoke package that aims to echo the lifestyle of the popular period drama.

Travelling First Class in Qantas’ new A380

29 Feb 2012
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My first impression on entering the First Class Cabin, is “wow”! The warm colours are inviting and you can immediately see that the materials and fabrics are of high quality. The seats are perhaps better described as spacious armchairs as you are cocooned in your own personal space, ideal given that this was going to be my home for the next day as I headed from London to Melbourne.

Marché Menu and Spa Treatment at Sofitel London St James

29 Feb 2012
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We are delighted to be able to offer our readers a unique package courtesy of The Sofitel St James in London’s Piccadilly. A special Marché Menu in The Balcon Restaurant is available from 11am to 11pm combined with a 20% discount on a visit to their fabulous Sofitel So SPA. This special combined offer is available for OMOTG readers on Mondays and Tuesdays until 1st May 2012.

Fancy Staying on a Luxury Ladies-only Hotel Floor?

As a female traveller, are you dreading the next struggle to squeeze all your belongings into one bag? I know I am...

Without fail it seems I always undergo the regular kerfuffle of what I should bring with me... and what I want to bring with me. In fact, regardless of careful prior planning...

Leap Year Proposals at The May Fair

27 Feb 2012
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The luxury May Fair Hotel in London’s Mayfair is offering all hotel guests their unique ‘Cupid Concierge’ service over the Valentine’s period.

The hotel’s Concierge team is available to advise you on your romantic whim with no reasonable request being off-limits, be it a romantic candle-lit dinner, tickets at a West End show or a visit to the jewellery store.

Sunday Girl Launches at the May Fair Bar for London Fashion Week

21 Feb 2012
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The trendy May Fair Bar in London’s fashionable Mayfair played host to DJ, model and singer-songwriter Jade Williams (aka Sunday Girl) on Sunday evening as part of Fashion Week’s many activities.

Jade Williams will be DJ-ing at The May Fair Bar every Sunday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, supported by a group of celebrity guest DJs.

Oscars, Cocktails and Beverly Hills...Sound Good to you?

20 Feb 2012
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As you may very well know, the 84th Oscar Academy Awards are just around the corner and if you’re someone who enjoys celebrating the red carpet shindig in style, there’s nowhere more fitting this year than at the famous Polo Lounge at the Beverley Hills Hotel.

The best kept secret in a woman’s suitcase?

17 Feb 2012
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Every woman’s dilemma is at the forefront of her mind as she ponders in pain at what to pack.

However, if you like many women dread the thought of revealing a more vulnerable physique with pasty white legs, bat wing arms and a neck to resemble a turkey, look no more, help is immediately at hand with a quick fix...

Ready, Set, Recharge!

15 Feb 2012
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As women, we have a natural tendency to spend our time taking care of everything and everyone around us and seldom take the time to recharge our own batteries. We are multi-tasking wonders who don't see the need until we are curled up in the fetal position mumbling about what's left on our to-do lists.

Maybe taking the time to pursue a favorite but neglected hobby or learn a new one. Whatever your preference, there are fantastic places to choose from.

Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar Opening Spring 2012

12 Feb 2012
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I have eagerly been waiting for the transformation of the old Rotunda Lounge and restaurant at The Marriott County Hall on London’s South Bank in to the new Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar.

The plan is to make the new bar into a true London destination bar creating a quintessentially English drinking experience and has been named after 18th Century caricaturist James Gillray.