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Is this the smallest museum in the world?

This is unique to Basel, said Rudolf my guide as we turned into a narrow alleyway in the city’s Old Quarter.  Uh-oh, said my inner grouch when viewing a steep hill of steps leading  up into the distance but no, … Continue reading

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72 Hours in Toronto

When visiting a hotel you are often faced with the challenge of designing your own itinerary but that can often be an uphill struggle. Guests staying at The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto no longer have to experience this unnecessary stress thanks … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

I am always surprised when mentioning the words Seafood Bar and Grill how many people are put off visiting as they don’t like seafood.  Take a tip from me, you might miss something if you take this attitude as there’s … Continue reading

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Kaspar comes into his own!

After a career spanning 87 years, it’s good to see the octogenarian Kaspar the Cat take centre stage at his local haunt.  He started life as a 14th guest at The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, London, designed by Basil Ionides … Continue reading

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Shaken Not Stirred: Cosmopolitan

When visiting Quarter Bar and Lounge, be whisked away to fashionable New York with a drink graced with elegance, taste and presentation – the evergreen classic – The Cosmopolitan. Ingredients and method: Pour in ice to cool the glass Double … Continue reading

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