Monthly Archives: January 2013

Steaming Ahead with London Underground!

I just happened by chance to be in London on Sunday evening 13th January and joined the crowd at Baker Street to watch London Underground‘s 150th Anniversary Steam Train zip sedately by.  It was apparently newly restored Met Locomotive No … Continue reading

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Healthy, Vibrant Santa Monica – the perfect destination for the ‘New Year, New You’!

340 days of sunshine, miles of white pristine sandy beach and enough restaurants to keep foodies occupied for months, Santa Monica is high up in holiday heaven… but with a twist. Health, fitness and vitality take centre stage at this … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Brandy Alexander’ at The Fairmont San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco’s ‘Hurricane Bar’ is known for it’s excellent cocktails and to ensure nobody misses out, visitors can recreate their masterpieces at home with various cocktail recipes – this is one of our favourites! Crafted for the wedding celebrations of … Continue reading

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150 Years of the London Underground – What’s Your Favourite Tube Station?

It’s hard to believe that the world’s first underground train line, the Metropolitan Railway opened in 1863, operating from Paddington to Farringdon Street. In terms of innovation, this was an enormous leap forward for London, revolutionising travel and becoming a world example … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry I’m the Doctor!

Looking to relive the thrilling Christmas special of Doctor Who? Then grab the keys to your TARDIS and head to picturesque Cardiff Bay and the Doctor Who Experience! This interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure through time … Continue reading

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