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Blog archive - March, 2015

Switzerland, the best place for Elementary James Bond Training

We journey to Switzerland in today’s Luxury Travel Blog as Neil Hennessy-Vass tells us that training to become James Bond is something that has struck him and countless others as one of the coolest pursuits on the planet. Achieving it (or anything near it) is quite something else. HIs point of reference has always been On Her Majesty’s Secret Service…

Enjoy the Spring Season of Film & Fizz at One Aldwych

27 Mar 2015
Categories: Entertainment, From The Editor     Tags: ,
If you are looking to treat your other half to an evening out that is a little bit different and original, Our Luxury Travel Blog can thoroughly recommend the new spring season of Film & Fizz at the elegant One Aldwych in Covent Garden for a very reasonable £55.00 per person...

Chile’s Wild Side: From Remote Easter Island to Untamed Patagonia

25 Mar 2015
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Our Luxury Travel Blog pays a visit to Chile; the narrowest country in the world is, despite the sliver of land it occupies, a country of wild contrast. In the north lies the driest desert in the world while in the south, great glaciers move among the fjords and straits that connect the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans…

Milroy’s of Soho opens new Cocktail and Whisky Bar

23 Mar 2015
Categories: Bars, From The Editor     Tags: , ,
Reminiscent of those speakeasy bars, our Luxury Travel Blog pays a visit to Milroy’s of Soho, which has re-opened this month under new ownership, bringing London’s oldest whisky specialists back to life with a retail shop and basement bar called The Vault...

John Oates

22 Mar 2015
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A former literary agent, John Oates’ career took a sharp turn after he won the Guardian newspaper’s Young Travel Writer of the Year award in 2002...

Amsterdam's Historical Landmarks

20 Mar 2015
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There are so many wonderful historical landmarks gracing Amsterdam's streets and so our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at ten favourites, as you could be forgiven for feeling like you're in one big open air museum as you wander around the city's streets. Most of the historic sites are located close to one another in the old city centre...

An exploration of Dennis Severs House - an historic home in London’s Spitalfields like no other

19 Mar 2015
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In today’s Luxury Travel Blog we pay a visit to the historic Dennis Severs House in London’s Spitalfields. If you allow yourself to really look and see the details you might even be lucky enough to feel transported to the very depths of the 18th century...

The Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill Reopens

17 Mar 2015
Categories: From The Editor, Hotels     Tags: ,
Our Luxury Travel Blog is delighted to report that The Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill officially reopened its doors to guests yesterday 16th March 2015 following its closure back in December. The reopening saw some very special guests including Sir Winston Churchill’s grandchildren Randolph Churchill, Celia Sandys, and Emma and Rupert Soames...

A Trio of Romantic Getaways at West Coast Wineries

13 Mar 2015
Categories: Lifestyle, North America     Tags: , , , ,
Our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at the perfect weekend getaway that exudes romance and relaxation. From gorgeous scenery and lovely buildings to on-site wine tastings and tours, spending a couple of days at a vineyard can be great for the body and soul. While there are plenty of wonderful wineries, the West Coast of the United States has captured the market in many ways...

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Rebrand

12 Mar 2015
Categories: From The Editor, Hotels     Tags: ,
Our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at the newly rebranded Preferred Hotel Group. The previous multi-branded portfolio of hotels has been rebranded and simply called Preferred Hotels & Resorts. At the same time the group has completely overhauled its website to give it an equally fresh and modern look, making it easier to navigate and make reservations...