Monthly Archives: March 2012

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As two Fairmont Hotels and Resorts  Grande Dames turn a hundred years young – one in Canada and one in the USA, share in the fun and celebrations with some great deals… Stay at the Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottowa, and celebrate in … Continue reading

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Shaken not stirred… Magellan’s Cocktail List

Quarter Bar Chocolate Martini This silky smooth Martini was created by Carlo the Head Bartender for the General Manager who just loves chocolate… 50ml Vodka 15ml Cocoa Liqueur 15ml White Cocoa Liqueur 15ml Chocolate sauce Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, add ice and shake … Continue reading

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Step off the fast lane and relax

Sometimes you are lucky enough to find a place which you were born to visit, an estate where your cares and woes immediately fall from your shoulders and you feel at peace with the world. Such was my first experience … Continue reading

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Treasured finds “rediscovered” near The Savoy London

It’s always good to wander around a fine hotel, I find, as there are often forgotten surprises, just waiting to be re-discovered nearby.  So it is the case with The Savoy London, managed by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Victoria Embankment … Continue reading

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Suite Dreams Series – #3 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono Suite, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

There are few moments in rock and roll history that capture the imagination of a generation, even fewer where you can relive the experience yourself. At Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, Canada you can do just that. The John Lennon and Yoko … Continue reading

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Five glimpses of Sherlock …

If, like me, you are a Sherlock Holmes fan then come along with me on an epic adventure in central London to catch glimpses of this enigmatic sleuth.   The key image above of course is his statue, in front of … Continue reading

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Suite Dreams Series – #2 – Freddy Mercury Suite, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

  It’s a kind of magic sums up the how you feel when you walk into the Freddy Mercury suite on the seventh floor of the stunning Belle Epoque Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Switzerland. This sumptuously spectacular one bedroom suite has a luxurious and … Continue reading

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