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Blog archive - March, 2012

Fancy Driving a Ferrari or Lamborghini in Milan?

In our efforts to find our readers something a little off the beaten track, this month we feature a very special driving experience in the beautiful Italian mountains and lakes.

You can choose between the Ferrari California, F430 F1 or the Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster.

Fourth Plinth’s Latest Resident

29 Mar 2012
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The Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square has a new resident. At the end of last month HMS Victory in a bottle was replaced by a giant child on a rocking horse.

The bronze sculpture is 4.1 metres high and has been greeted with mixed reactions by visitors to Trafalgar Square.

A Blossoming Weekend at Kew Gardens

With the beautiful weather in London at the moment, it looks like Spring has arrived to be greeted by a sea of happy faces embracing the sunshine!

To make the most of the outdoors, we’ve found a splendid way to spend the weekend involving a lovely day out at the largest display of spring colour in the country, Kew Gardens.

New Belgraves Hotel opens in London

23 Mar 2012
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Belgraves, a Thompson Hotel opened its doors for the first time in London last month. Located in up-market Belgravia, this is Thompson Hotel’s first hotel in the UK and follows in the footsteps of its hotels in New York, LA and Toronto.

The hotel’s styling is billed as having a little New York “attitude” with a hint of British hospitality...

Tuscany's Hidden Gems

21 Mar 2012
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I have to admit, the beautiful region of Tuscany, situated in the north of Italy has always been one of my favourite places to escape the bustling city - nothing really beats the relaxed nature of traditional Italian life.

Tuscany’s rolling hills, spotted with cypress trees, olive groves and grapevines, its...

New Mondrian Hotel to Open on London’s South Bank

20 Mar 2012
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Following hot on the heels of their recent successful opening of the Mondrian Hotel in SoHo in Downtown New York last year, Morgans Hotel Group has just announced the launch of a Mondrian-branded hotel on London’s South Bank.

A Celebration of Fashion and Cinema at Sofitel

15 Mar 2012
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Over the last year, 13 Sofitel Hotels around the world have been hosting two tailor-made photographic exhibitions in conjunction with the famous Paris based Polka Galerie. The first from the world of haute couture, the second from the world of the Seventh Art.

Host an event in the beautiful city of Florence

13 Mar 2012
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Are you in the midst of planning an exclusive event, whether it be a birthday, wedding or summer party?

Nestled in the picturesque city of Florence, the spectacular summer house, Il Salviatino, is a truly stunning party location.

Olympic Swimming Selection Trials at The Aquatics Centre

11 Mar 2012
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I was fortunate enough to go to to the Swimming Championships 2012 Selection Trials at the Aquatics Centre in the impressive new Olympic Park out in Stratford on Saturday.

From what I could see most of the Olympic Park looks almost complete...

The Breathtaking Coast of Vietnam

5 Mar 2012
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For those of you in desperate need of an escape from your nonstop working schedules, we’ve discovered the perfect way in which to find that seamless tranquillity you’re after...and it involves nothing but absolute luxury.

Whether you’re a successful business person or full-time parent, admittedly we all need a little time to...