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Afternoon Tea Week – 8th to 14th August 2016

This week sees the return of Afternoon Tea Week where hotels, restaurants, tea and coffee shops up and down the country offer special menus to entice those of you with a sweet tooth through the door or simply put together special tasting menus to show off the creative skills of their pastry chefs…

How to Spoil Your Dad on Father’s Day

16 Jun 2016
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor, Restaurants     Tags: , ,
I am sure you don’t need reminding that it is Father’s Day this coming Sunday 19th June and sometimes it can be a bit of a challenge trying to find something original to give your Dad. So with this in mind I have come up with a few slightly different and what I hope are original ideas...

Picnic Afternoon Tea at The Lancaster London

14 Jun 2016
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Celebrate National Picnic Week which runs until 19th June, with this delicious Take Away Afternoon Tea from The Lancaster London in Hyde Park. You can also quench your thirst with some iced tea in a rather retro looking glass along with a straw!

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert in London

25 May 2016
Categories: Events, From The Editor, London     Tags: , , ,
Tomorrow Thursday 26th May, The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing their Summer Night Concert in the beautiful Schönbrunn Palace gardens and for the first time the concert will be broadcast live to London. This live broadcast starts at 7:15pm, is free to attend and will be broadcast at the Riverside Grass, adjacent to London’s iconic Oxo Tower...

London Wine Week 23 to 29 May 2016

23 May 2016
Categories: Bars, From The Editor, London, Restaurants     Tags: , , , , ,
London Wine Week gets underway today for its third consecutive year. And for the second year running, Devonshire Square just across from Liverpool Street Station, will act as the festival’s hub and where you can collect your wristbands. The venue will also be host to this year’s brand new stand-out London Wine Week Banquets...

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 Explore France like a Local

29 Feb 2016
Categories: European Travel, From The Editor     Tags: , , , , , , ,
It’s little wonder that France is such a popular holiday destination as the country has so much to offer. From the beautiful South of France and Côte d‘Azur to the panoramic French Alps and the Loire Valley, France has something for everyone. We take a look at the Loire Valley and how to get the most out of your holiday...

A very Fashionable ‘Haute-Tea’ at The Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

9 Feb 2016
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor     Tags: , , ,
With London Fashion Week just over a week away, London is gearing up with preparations for LFW-themed events in full swing. And whilst many of the luxury hotels tend to do something around the LFW, it was the special ‘Haute-Tea’ at The Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill that caught our attention...

Win a Literary Break in the UK

7 Feb 2016
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If you’re something of a bookworm we think you’ll be interested in this literary competition we’ve stumbled upon. Travelzoo have created a literary map of the UK and they’d like you to help them complete it. If you do, you could be in with a chance to win a break to the beautiful Lake District...

See the USA and Canada in style with a touch of luxury

23 Jan 2016
Categories: From The Editor, North America     Tags: , , , ,
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if someone could remove all that stress and hassle out of travelling? There are of course plenty of travel agents and new and established concierge services that will put your itinerary together for you and make all the bookings. But what if you are looking for something a bit more up-market?