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Blog archive - May, 2012

Japanese Cuisine reaches Lisbon’s Atlantic Coast

30 May 2012
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The luxurious modern five-star hotel, The Oitavos, only 20 minutes from Portugal’s capital Lisbon, has recently announced the opening of its first ever Japanese Bar in quite the most wonderful setting...

Champagne Bar opens in the Milan Sunshine

The Dorchester Collection’s Hotel Principe di Savoia has recently made a fabulous addition as it launches the Principe Champagne Bar set in its beautifully landscaped Italian garden...

Enjoy a Five Star Getaway to Celebrate the Jubilee

30 May 2012
Categories: Hotels, Travel News     Tags: ,

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee fast approaching and a number of celebrations going on all around the Commonwealth this weekend, The Royal Horseguards Hotel in Whitehall has put together a special package for guests and visitors who pop in for Afternoon Tea or Dinner...

A Transatlantic Voyage from Miami to Lisbon

29 May 2012
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This Thursday Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon , will be welcoming the six brave teams of yachtsmen competing in the seventh leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011 - 2012 . The teams will be pushed to their limits while completing the 3,590 nautical miles...

Unique Spa Treatments and Sumptuous Scenery in Florence

29 May 2012
Categories: Hotels, Luxury Travel, Travel News     Tags: , ,

Il Salviatino is an award-winning, five-star hotel situated within 50,000m² of stunning private parkland with incomparable views over the Florentine Skyline. The renaissance hotel has recently collaborated with Florentine cosmetologist Dr Vranjes to create a new and exciting on-site spa experience...

Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee at Caravaggio Restaurant

29 May 2012
Categories: Restaurants     Tags:

From 28th May until 15th June, City based Italian restaurant Caravaggio is offering diners a very special Jubilee menu, pairing modern Italian food with some great English wines!

The menu is excellent value at just £23.50 for two courses and £38.50 with two wine pairings...

Chelsea Flower Show Basks in Sunshine

23 May 2012
Categories: From The Editor, Travel News     Tags: , ,

The 2012 London Chelsea Flower Show opened its gates on Tuesday to the public for Members Day for the 99th time in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.

The British summer arrived just in time for the thousands of visitors...

An Ideal Tuscan Escape for Foodies

22 May 2012
Categories: Hotels, Travel News     Tags: ,

Tuscan Views offers diverse and luxury accommodation in Tuscany, a truly stunning area of Northern Italy. The region is famous for its natural beauty, food and award winning wine region. Tuscan Views offers a genuine experience of Tuscany, creating unique tailored-made holidays with plenty of personal touches using their unrivalled regional knowledge...

Bollywood Bitesized comes to London SE1

22 May 2012
Categories: From The Editor     Tags: ,

The 1975 film Deewar is to be screened at Hotel Elephant Gallery in Borough SE1 this coming Friday 25th May followed by an evening of themed cocktails and Kolkata street food...

World renowned Bukhara pops up at the Sheraton Park Tower

21 May 2012
Categories: From The Editor, Restaurants     Tags: ,

Pop-up restaurants are all the rage at the moment in London, and five-star hotels is where you will find them.

India’s northwest premier restaurant, BUKHARA, located in the ITC Maurya in Delhi, took up residence on 17th May at the Sheraton Park Tower in Knightsbridge...