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Blog archive - May, 2014

The brand new 5-Star Sofitel Dubai Downtown opens its doors

30 May 2014
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The brand new flagship Sofitel Dubai Downtown opened its doors to guests at the beginning of May in its prime downtown location on Sheikh Zayed Road, offering guests panoramic views of the stunning Arabian Coast and the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building...

Tools and Gadgets for the Globetrotting Traveler

28 May 2014
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According to a Visa Global Traveler Intentions study, 80 percent of those surveyed bring their phones on a trip. Around 54 percent bringing computers and 26 percent tote their tablets. While phones, computers and tablets may be a staple in the average traveler's suitcase, there are still hundreds of gadgets to choose from to make your trip easier...

Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill launches new Vegan Menu

27 May 2014
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Many things emanate out of the US and in particular Hollywood and cross the Atlantic to the UK and this time Tinsel town’s latest trend to cross over The Pond is veganism. With this in mind, Los Angeles chef, health guru and Martial Arts expert, Ali Parvinjah has created a special vegetarian and vegan menu exclusively for The Montagu Restaurant...

Special Half-Term Rates at myhotels in London and Brighton

25 May 2014
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If you are looking for something to do with the kids this half-term then myhotels are offering some special rates at their three hotels in Bloomsbury, Chelsea and Brighton from now until 31st May. You can stay at myhotel Chelsea from £160 a night for one of their standard rooms or £180 for a superior room...

Caroline Phillips

25 May 2014
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Caroline Phillips is an award-winning freelance journalist who has contributed to most of the nationals and a variety of magazines and websites...

New Raymond Blanc Summer Menus for Eurostar

23 May 2014
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At the end of last month Eurostar launched its 2014 summer menus for its Business Premier carriages. Passengers will be treated to a new breakfast and wines along with a fresh lunch and dinner menu. Both Raymond Blanc and Eurostar are seriously passionate about using locally sourced and sustainable produce...

Esme Fox

21 May 2014
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Esme Fox is a freelance travel writer who is based in Spain...

Four Ways to Enjoy Your Next International Flight

20 May 2014
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Whoever said getting there is half the fun never took an international flight. Though there’s always excitement and adventure when jetting off to another continent, the thrill soon gives way to boredom as you remain stuck in a flying can for hours and hours. Throw in time zone changes and jet lag and your 10-hour flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo can feel like days...

Explore New York Mad Men Style with British Airways Holidays

19 May 2014
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Now well into its final season, Mad Men has been a huge hit on both sides of the Atlantic. It wasn’t until the late 1960s when air travel started becoming more popular that the public and in particular the British started contemplating travelling abroad for their holidays. With this in mind British Airways has put together enticing packages to stay in some iconic hotels in New York City...

Cathay Pacific May Seat Sale

18 May 2014
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This May you can fly from London Heathrow and Manchester to Asia for as little as £569 return and Australia from £749 return in Cathay Pacific’s May Sale. The sale runs until 31st May 2014...