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Travel fact#8: Is it a taxi or an aubergine?

British visitors to Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers in Azerbaijan are often surprised to see a London taxi pull up when they are ordering a cab. These metered vehicles are based on the London originals but are coloured purple. When they … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan: The Land of Fire

Azerbaijan is often referred to as the “land of fire” so when visiting Baku for the first time, where better to stay than in a building designed in the shape of a flame?  Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers opened in June … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Escoffier

For the episode of our “Vintage Photo Series” we bring you an icon of gastronomy – Georges Auguste Escoffier. Escoffier worked at The Savoy, London from 1890 – 1898 where, alongside César Ritz, he made The Savoy an instant success, attracting a … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: The Oscar Winner

This year Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi is suited, booted and strolling down the red carpet. Don’t miss your chance to mingle with the stars and order yourself ‘The Oscar Winner’. It is finally your chance to award yourself for … 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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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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Shaken not Stirred: Sinapis Alba

For this episode of “Shaken not Stirred” we bring you a truly authentic cocktail from The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, the Sinapis Alba. This spicy cocktail is a unique blend of local and in-house ingredients including;  Lillet, honey from the hotel’s … Continue reading

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