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Blog archive - September, 2013

Take your family to South Africa this Easter with The Luxury Safari Company

30 Sep 2013
Categories: Safaris     Tags: , ,

Today’s luxury travel blog heads over to Africa for our third installment from The Luxury Safari Company. A luxury African safari holiday is an unforgettable trip no matter when or where you go, but who you go with is also an important decision and we believe that family trips to Africa to explore the wildlife, scenery and safaris are one of the most amazing gifts you’ll ever give your children…

Breddo’s Tacos vs. The player Pop-up comes to London’s Slider Bar

27 Sep 2013
Categories: Restaurants     Tags: ,

Our luxury travel blog takes a trip to Broadwick Street in London’s Soho as Breddo’s vs. The Player took up its first residency at The Slider Bar earlier this month. Having popped up over the summer at various locations Breddo’s Tacos are now serving their bite size spicy signature tacos and beef sliders from their new home for all to enjoy five evenings a week…

Fancy Breakfast with James Bond at The Dorchester?

Our luxury travel blog turns to the secret world of 007 as the new James Bond book ‘Solo’ written by bestselling author William Boyd is published today. And this Saturday 28th September, there will be a special book reading by the author himself at The Dorchester in London…

Boutique Christmas Shopping in Chelsea

25 Sep 2013
Categories: Travel News     Tags: , , ,

I know it seems a little early as the warm autumn sun is shining outside, but our luxury travel blog takes an early look at Christmas shopping and if you want a somewhat different Christmas shopping experience this year, and crave shops that offer you more than the run of the mill, then head over to one of London’s most underrated shopping destinations…

British Food Fortnight

Our luxury travel blog takes a trip around Britain as British Food Fortnight gets under way, running until 6th October. VisitEngland has revealed that Britain really has become a foodie nation with some 13 million visits to a food festival or farmer’s market in 2012 and 76% of us would prefer to eat at restaurants that serve us local produce…

Three Educational Vacation Spots for Kids

21 Sep 2013
Categories: North America     Tags: , ,

Today our luxury travel blog takes a look at three great educational places to visit in the United States, as kids learn best from experience and by using their senses. When your children see a geyser rising in the air before their eyes or a Revolutionary War-era personality speaking to them, live and in person, they absorb the information they are seeing…

Oyster Season at Pescatori Charlotte Street

19 Sep 2013
Categories: From The Editor, Restaurants     Tags:

Our luxury travel blog heads to Fitzrovia in London where Italian and seafood restaurant Pescatori is celebrating the new season oysters with a market-style stall in the alfresco area of the restaurant. Pescatori sources it oysters from some of the cleanest European waters, for example the Jersey Rock Oysters are harvested from the east coast Royal Bay of Grouville…

Lifestyle Hotel London Edition Welcomes its First Guests

13 Sep 2013
Categories: From The Editor, Hotels, Luxury Travel     Tags: ,

Yesterday saw a new hotel opening in London as our luxury travel blog takes a look inside Ian Schrager’s new London Edition, a brand conceived with Marriott International. This unique hotel is designed to give guests a very personal and intimate experience, tailored to the individual…

Things you should know about the European Health Insurance Card

12 Sep 2013
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , , ,

Having adequate health insurance is a must when travelling abroad and so our luxury travel blog takes an in-depth look at what the EHIC or European Health Insurance Card does and does not cover you for. The key thing to note however is that the card is NOT a substitute for proper travel insurance…

Top 10 ways to avoid being ripped off when hiring a car abroad

10 Sep 2013
Categories: European Travel, Travel News     Tags:

Our latest luxury travel blog takes a look at the pitfalls of hiring a car when travelling abroad and offers some helpful advice on avoiding being taken for a ride, no pun intended. So if you’re heading off on a winter getaway, and are planning on hiring a car to help you explore your destination, it is important you get the best deal from your car hire company…