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Blog archive - March, 2016

Limited Edition Easter Afternoon Tea at The Langham London

This Easter Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden has once again outdone herself and come up with her special take on a tempting and delicious Easter Afternoon Tea following her fabulous Festive Afternoon Tea, inspired by the Nutcracker fable, which ran from the end of November to the beginning of January this year...

How To Weekend In Oslo

23 Mar 2016
Categories: European Travel     Tags: , ,
Standing proud as the beautiful capital of Norway, Oslo is often overlooked by many weekend travellers. In fact, even a cursory glance at Oslo’s statistics will tell you it is extremely easy to get to, beautiful to look at, and full of cultural excursions to engage in. So If you’re planning a European getaway anytime soon, consider making Oslo top of your list...

Lei Back And Get Into The Groove At Trader Vic’s Live Music Sessions

17 Mar 2016
Categories: Bars, Cocktails, London     Tags: , , , , , , ,
We move over to a long table in the restaurant area where a waiting team decked out in authentic apparel serve a variety of bites taken from the extensive and diverse menu. Standout dishes include the tuna poke, a beautiful tartare-based dish fused with fresh avocado segments and served with crisp taro chips...

London's Famous Casinos: Which Are Worth Visiting?

17 Mar 2016
Categories: London     Tags: , ,
London has long been considered an entertainment and cultural nexus of the globe, containing some of the most diverse and engaging sites and sounds one could hope to experience. The city also contains a host of casinos, catering for everyone from the casual gambler to highest of high-rollers. But which of these are actually worth visiting?

4 Key Destinations for a Charity Trek

16 Mar 2016
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The charity trek is one of the noblest of holidays, combining an exotic getaway with a worthwhile cause. Ideally, you and your group get a character building, once-in-a-lifetime experience while collecting a considerable sum of money for you chosen charity. Here we rundown four of the most popular places to clamber through and sometimes over...

The Most Reliable Currencies for Overseas Travellers

It’s a fact of travelling that you’re eventually going to have to exchange currencies. Unless you live in Europe and you’re content with voyaging solely around the EU countries involved in the Euro. Despite this though, there are some currencies that are more reliable than others, and we take a look at them here...

Smooth Sailing: Tips and Tricks for Your Next Travel Adventure

13 Mar 2016
Categories: Travel Tips     Tags: , , ,
Whether you travel by car, plane, or train, there are some simple, yet valuable, tips you can employ for improved convenience and safety. Plan out your itinerary, budget your trip, get the best prices, and protect yourself from all sorts of dangers while in unfamiliar places and around unfamiliar people. Here's a list of travel tips and tricks so you stay safe and organized while on your adventure...

48 Hours in Beijing

10 Mar 2016
Categories: Asia     Tags: , , , ,
As you approach the 23 million strong capital of China the vast swathes of landmass made up of frozen lakes and mountain ranges give way to the miles of urban conurbation. With only 48 hours to play with in Beijing I had to decide what I could realistically see in this cornucopia of stimuli. My first big decision was to see the world’s largest gathering place, Tiananmen Square…

Is Monterey the Golf Capital of the USA?

9 Mar 2016
Categories: Golf     Tags: , , , , , ,
Monterey County is a mecca for golfers. The old and noble game may have originated on the other side of the pond in Scotland, but Monterey holds its own! The western peninsula is home to twenty-six private and public golf courses. A contender for the Golf capital of America, the County is renowned all over the world. Monterey's selection of links takes some beating...

Can Superfood Powders Make Me A Superhero?

7 Mar 2016
Categories: Health and Beauty     Tags: , , , , ,
The term ‘superfood’ gets thrown around a lot these days and you’ll see many charlatan smoothie companies, for example, making spurious claims that every ingredient that they pack into their Nutri-Bulleted shakes will give your powers the likes of which Charles Xavier et al. can only dream of. But are they really all that they’re cracked up to be?