Monthly Archives: May 2012

One of London’s greatest stations – St Pancras International

If you are travelling to the London 2012 Olympics this summer, odds on, you will be arriving at the magnificent St Pancras International on Eurostar. You might not know however that you will be walking out under the largest enclosed station covering … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood

Retro image number four of our series of vintage black and white images relates again to my beloved Palm Springs, California and to one of the most gorgeous but ultimately tragic of film star unions – that of Robert Wagner … Continue reading

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Take a Tour of Goodwood House

Set within magnificent grounds in the Sussex countryside, seven miles from the sea, is one of the truly spectacular English country estates. The seat of the Dukes of Richmond and Gordon for over three hundred years, Goodwood House remains in the … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Audrey Hepburn in Palm Springs

Retro image three of our series of vintage black and white images relates to one of my favourite places on earth – Palm Springs, California, USA – and certainly one of my favourite actresses of all time, Audrey Hepburn. Looking elegantly cool, … Continue reading

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It’s a Cake Paradise in Newport Beach, California

Who doesn’t like cake? Whether you are meeting friends, having a celebration or just need a sweet and delicious treat, you can’t beat a cupcake … or two.  By an odd twist of fate, some of the very best of America’s bakeries … Continue reading

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Shaken not stirred: Magellan’s Cocktail List – Cognac Summit

It is imposable to talk about Cognac, without memories of the great taste and aroma of the finest French spirit conjuring in your mind. The Cognac Summit was created by a twenty strong team of the greatest Mixologists from around the world and was specially designed to accentuate the natural aromas of … Continue reading

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Social Media Personalities: Meet the Isabelle behind Isabelle’s Travel Guide

Photo courtesy of Kash Bhattacharya In a new series, MagellanStraits interviews influential social media personalities.  The gifted and likeable writer, blogger and photographer, Isabelle Kenis of Isabelle’s Travel Guide (and hashtag group #BeachThursday founder) has kindly agreed to be our first interviewee. What … Continue reading

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