Monthly Archives: February 2013

Suite Dreams Series – #9 – The Presidential Suite at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa

Visitors to the Fairmont Zimbali Resort can relax in the height of luxury and decadence in the Presidential Suite, the best room in the house and the perfect place to chill out whilst your every whim is catered for… At 417 … Continue reading

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Shaken Not Stirred – The ‘Brothers of Italy’ at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Last year during the Olympics, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess celebrated the different nationalities participating with a selection of country-inspired cocktails! This was one of our favourites, designed to celebrate Italy. So recreate a little of last years patriotic splendour with … Continue reading

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The Writing is on the Wall at The Fairmont Dallas

The Fairmont Dallas has just announced their Artist in Residence of 2013 – graffiti artist DOSE! Until March DOSE will be working in an on-site art studio and living at the hotel full-time in return for a custom piece for the hotel’s permanent collection. Born … Continue reading

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What are you looking at?

I like nothing better than people watching and this family intrigued not only me but EVERYONE who was walking around Cordes-Sur-Ciel in the Tarn Department of Midi-Pyrénées, France, in July 2012.  Everyone stopped with them and stood staring too! What … Continue reading

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Santa Monica all set to GLOW this September

GLOW is back in sunny Santa Monica,  September 28th this year, following the glowing success stories from the trendy art festivals’ visit in 2008 and 2010 (couldn’t help myself there). So what is Glow? It’s an all night, dusk-and-beyond event featuring stunning works … Continue reading

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On top of the world in Cordes-sur-Ciel

When invited to visit a city in the clouds in the Tarn department of Midi-Pyrénées, it was as if my childhood fantasies were revisited – a medieval stronghold or bastide so high up, on occasion, it is hidden from view among … Continue reading

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In the Frame – The London Eye

London is a city of juxtapositions – the old and new, nature and industry, innovation and tradition. This conundrum of contradictions is beautiful and visually portrayed in this photograph of The London Eye from St James’s Park. Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn – Photography: Sue Lowry Magellan PR is on twitter: … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Tea Truths!

Tea like money makes the world go around and to honor this warming and delicate drink form the Far East, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have been counting the teabags, cups and sugar cubes to bring us some interesting tea related facts… The Fairmont … Continue reading

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On Top of the World at the Pic du Midi

2,877 metres above sea level, the Pic du Midi is one of the few places where you can actually say ‘I’m on top of the world’ with genuine conviction! With views across the entire chain of the Pyrenees mountains, it is … Continue reading

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In the Frame – Stormy Lyon & Mexico

Two of my favourite photographs, I love how the inevitability of the storm dramatically changes the mood of each picture. The power of nature overcomes the images, changing the colours for that short period of time, where the stormy, blackened … Continue reading

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