Tag Archives: Christmas

The spirit of Christmas is alive in Basel

As a last minute Christmas present, I would like to invite you to meet a man who embodies the spirit of Christmas – Johann Wanner.  I had the good fortune to meet him during a flying visit to Basel earlier … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: Poinsettia

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred, we bring you a fizzy little number named after everyone’s favorite festive foliage the Poinsettia. Made with champagne and cranberry juice this sparkling cocktail from Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will have you toasting … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: Santa’s Super Fruit Sling

‘Tis the season to be jolly and this year Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland is getting in the Christmas spirit. The endless struggle to find the perfect Christmas present is over: using the following ingredients your loved ones will be sipping on … Continue reading

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The regeneration of a generation!

This Saturday thousands of Doctor Who fans will be glued to their TV’s for the 50th anniversary special of this home-grown science fiction phenomenon. For 50 years The Doctor has been saving his favourite of all species – the humans … Continue reading

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Hotel Facts #13: The Tale of a World-Famous Gingerbread House

For more than a century, The Fairmont San Francisco, has delighted guests with its world-famous gingerbread house every Christmas. The tasty festive display measures an impressive  6.7 metres high by 7 metres wide and each year the pastry shop staff … 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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