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Five of the Best… Hair of the dog cocktails!

Enjoying the party season? Here are, our “Five of the Best” hair of the dog cocktails to brighten you up… In honour of their hardest working members of staff – the rooftop bees – The Fairmont Vancouver Airport created the … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Crossing Abbey Road

For this week’s “In the Frame” we are quite literally walking in the footsteps of legends – crossing Abbey Road! The Abbey Road crossing is now Grade II listed and is a constant lure for tourists wanted to emulate that famous … Continue reading

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Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo

Have you heard the story about the intrepid young fox that made The Shard London his home when it was being constructed? This now infamous young cub spent two weeks roaming free at the top of The Shard. Keeping out … Continue reading

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The View from the Shard

I have watched The Shard grow from the ground upwards as it is situated literally minutes from one of my clients, London Bridge Hotel.  The viewing platform – The View From The Shard – opened on 1st February 2013 on … Continue reading

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Five of the best views…

The first of our views is from Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers – room 815 to be precise.  With views over the Caspian Sea and historic city of Baku in Azerbaijan, we are sure that Fairmont Baku will inspire many for … Continue reading

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Baklava – A Taste of the Middle East

Have you own little taste of the Middle East this summer with the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts‘ recipe for Pistachio and Date Baklava. Firstly make the lemon sugar syrup. Take 300g sugar, 300g honey, 300g water and 40ml lemon juice. Then boil together and allow … Continue reading

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A Racing Recipe – Lemon Raspberry Meringue Tart

When heading to Glorious Goodwood (30th July – 3rd August) this summer be sure try this sweet treat from The Plaza, New York. However, if you can’t make it, never fear for we have the recipe to make them at home!   For the … Continue reading

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