Monthly Archives: November 2013

In the Frame: London’s secret walkway

When visiting the Victoria & Albert Museum the other day to experience the excellent Bowie exhibition, I found myself walking beneath London’s streets straight through to the museum from an underground pedestrian tunnel linked to South Kensington London Underground Station. … Continue reading

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11th hour, 11th day, 11th month

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.  At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. Robert Laurence Binyon

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Shaken not Stirred: The Waterfront Old Fashioned

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we are visiting The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver, to sample their signature cocktail The Waterfront Old Fashioned. This classic  cocktail has been given the a personal touch with the addition of honey … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with Inside Luxury Travel

Inside Luxury Travel has become one of the most famous luxury travel programmes in the world – why – well, simply in my view due to the drive, stamina, style and ambition of one man, Varun Sharma. We caught up with … Continue reading

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TravelFacts#7: Secrets of the colour blue

In the ancient world, the search for the colour blue was one steeped in mystery and enigma. It was in the Middle Ages, however, that the colour producing properties of woad or pastel were discovered, and this priceless pigment became … Continue reading

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Take a tour through the Vallée du Loir…

The Vallée du Loir (The Loir Valley) is the land of living colours, western sun, authentic villages, wooded hillsides, forests, vineyards, orchards and gourmet outings! On a trip to the Zoo de La Flèche I was treated to four new … Continue reading

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