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Blog archive - October, 2013

Business Travel in Chicago

31 Oct 2013
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We take a trip to ‘The Windy City’ in our next luxury travel blog because if you happen to be travelling around the United States on business, Chicago will probably be on your list. A city big on finance, industry and telecommunications, business professionals are bound to find promising opportunities here...

Top Five Experiential London Tours

As it is half-term at the moment, our luxury travel blog takes a look at what you can do to keep the kids amused and occupied. London is often hailed as the city for kids – there’s no end of fun and informative days out that your children can enjoy with you around the massive metropolis...

Spirit of Christmas Fair comes to London

29 Oct 2013
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November is almost upon us and so our luxury travel blog has joined the growing focus on Christmas as next Tuesday sees the opening of the Spirit of Christmas Fair at London Olympia that runs from 5th to 10th November in association with House & Garden...

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25 Oct 2013
   
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Rosewood London opens the doors to its first Guests

25 Oct 2013
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Last week saw the opening of the stunning new Rosewood London in Holborn following an £85 million restoration and investment programme. Our luxury travel blog takes a look inside this new 5-star luxury property, located in the 1914 Edwardian Belle Epoque building with its original architecture still in place and beautifully restored to its former glory...

Our Man On The Ground launches Travel Club for its readers

25 Oct 2013
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Join our brand new Travel Club to get great savings on hotels, restaurants and health spas PLUS be in with a chance to win a night for two in an Executive Room at the 4-Star Charing Cross Hotel in London’s West End in the run up to Christmas...

Tenth Anniversary of Concorde’s last Commercial Passenger Flight

24 Oct 2013
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We bring you a rather unique anniversary today in our luxury travel blog, as it is exactly ten years ago that three decades of supersonic travel drew to a close and Concorde’s last transatlantic flight touched down at London Heathrow with 100 celebrities on board having taken off from New York’s JFK Airport at 1235 BST...

Getting the Best Bang for your Buck during a NYC Christmas

23 Oct 2013
Categories: North America     Tags: , ,

I know it seems like summer has only just drawn to a close, but today’s luxury travel blog heads to New York City to take a look at what there is to see and do over the festive season. Nothing's more Christmassy than watching a production of "A Christmas Carol" on Broadway after an evening of ice skating in Rockefeller Center...

Holidays in the Cotswolds

22 Oct 2013
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Today’s luxury travel blog takes a trip to the picturesque Cotswolds. The word “wolds” is an ancient English word meaning “gentle hills,” and there could not be a more perfect description for the area of England known as the Cotswolds. This beautiful, rural area lies between Oxford and Bristol, and includes some of England’s loveliest market towns...

Thorntons Chocolate Afternoon Tea at The Park Lane Hotel

We regularly feature in our luxury travel blog the creative and innovative Afternoon Teas in the Park Lane Hotel and the latest one is an example of yet another take on this very British tradition. This time head pastry chef Sarah Hartnett has teamed up with Thorntons’ Master Chocolatier Keith Hurdman to create a unique Afternoon Tea that will have chocolate lovers positively drooling…