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The History of Santa Monica Pier – Part Two

In part two of our whistle-stop tour of Santa Monica Pier, we bring you up to the modern day with this attraction known as a local historical gem and popular tourist attraction.  It’s also the best place to witness stunning … Continue reading

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The History of Santa Monica Pier – Part One

Santa Monica Pier, located on a legendary, award-winning sandy beach, has over the years acted as a major focus point for both citizens and tourists alike in Santa Monica, the chic little city on the sea. Originally built on concrete piles, the pier … Continue reading

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The Writing is on the Wall at The Fairmont Dallas

The Fairmont Dallas has just announced their Artist in Residence of 2013 – graffiti artist DOSE! Until March DOSE will be working in an on-site art studio and living at the hotel full-time in return for a custom piece for the hotel’s permanent collection. Born … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Tea Truths!

Tea like money makes the world go around and to honor this warming and delicate drink form the Far East, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have been counting the teabags, cups and sugar cubes to bring us some interesting tea related facts… The Fairmont … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

With the Presidential Inauguration fresh in everyone’s minds, why not toast to President Barack Obama‘s second term with this patriotic and tasty little number – the Star-Spangled Banner from the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Ingredients •  45ml woodford reserve •  teaspoon of rhubarb bitters •  tablespoon … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Brandy Alexander’ at The Fairmont San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco’s ‘Hurricane Bar’ is known for it’s excellent cocktails and to ensure nobody misses out, visitors can recreate their masterpieces at home with various cocktail recipes – this is one of our favourites! Crafted for the wedding celebrations of … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – The Douglas Family

The Magellan vintage photo series would be incomplete without a nod to a true Hollywood dynasty, The Douglas Family. Kirk seen above with his wife Anna in 1956 has had a long and illustrious careerer and is one of the last surviving actors from Hollywood’s “golden age”, with … Continue reading

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