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On Location with Broadchurch in Dorset Dorset’s academic roll call reads like a who’s who of English literature, having inspired everyone from Thomas Hardy to Enid Blyton. Lately though, visitors have been flocking to the shores of the West Country for a different reason. Local resident and wordsmith Chris Chibnall has captured the imposing cliffs of… [read more]
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Where to Sample the Best Galway Whiskey

header-credit-garavansWhiskey-Picture Whiskey has long been considered an intrinsic part of Irish culture (for evidence, simply note that its Gaelic name, ‘uisce beatha,’ translates to ‘water of life’). Once a trusted medicinal cure, the spirit is, these days, a draw for drinks connoisseurs the world over. Base your stay at nearby Ashford… [read more]
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Five Beautiful Guernsey Gardens

HEADCandie-Gardens_Visit-Guernsey_Credit-Chris-George A haven for nature enthusiasts and keen horticulturalists, The Channel Islands offer the perfect climate for garden promenades. Guernsey in particular is known for its abundant flora and fauna, with an impressive array of early plant varieties and unusual cultivars found in many Guernsey gardens. Ideally located in the heart… [read more]
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From Cape Town to Hermanus: The Perfect South African Road Trip Any road trip along South Africa’s wild coastline should include as many pit stops as possible – how else to profit from some of the most scenic landscapes in the world, including nature reserves, white sand beaches, and row upon row of photogenic vineyards? Though a direct drive from the… [read more]
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Hidden London: London’s Top 10 Secret Sights

HEADERS-sleeping-angel-HXT_0178 The British capital may be one of the world’s most visited cities, but behind the legions of tourists and sightseers lies an invitingly hidden London. From your base at the Rubens At The Palace, located conveniently close to Buckingham Palace in West London, you’re ideally positioned to do a bit… [read more]
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Romantic Recipes for Valentine’s Day: How to Make The Perfect Panna Cotta

HeaderImage-resizedDesert2 If you’ve decided to skip the crowds of fellow lovebirds and celebrate Valentine’s Day at home with a bottle of bubbly and a three-course meal – but haven’t yet settled on the right romantic recipes – bring your feast to a sweet finish with an indulgent panna cotta. Translating to… [read more]
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London’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Red Carnation_London's Most Romantic Restaurants_Clos Maggiore_credit Clos Maggiore resized London is a city built for romance. With its glittering views, decadent restaurants, and historic streets made for wandering, the capital attracts flocks of lovelorn couples all year round. Enjoy your loved one’s company at The Montague on the Gardens in Bloomsbury. Located in one of London’s most picturesque areas,… [read more]
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Ben Kelliher: Executive Chef at The Chesterfield’s Butlers Restaurant

Ben Kelliher: Executive Chef at The Chesterfield’s Butlers Restaurant Located in the heart of Mayfair, The Chesterfield Hotel is within easy reach of some of the city’s finest restaurants. From Mount Street to Shepherd Market, there are plenty of wonderful places to eat in the area, including our own renowned Butlers Restaurant. Helmed by Executive Chef Ben Kelliher, Butlers… [read more]
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The Best Spring and Summer Events in Geneva

HEADERgenevadefetes_VueQuais_2014_Geneve Tourisme_O.Miche From cultural attractions and music festivals to world-renowned sporting competitions, the spring and summer months offer up some of the most exciting events in Geneva. Situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, Hotel d’Angleterre is the ideal scenic retreat for those planning an upbeat cultural escape, located just minutes from… [read more]
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London February Events

Alex-Werner-from-MOL-with-John-Anderson-painting_credit_MOL February offers a fantastic opportunity to see the capital at one of its most vibrant seasons, with a variety of enriching and invigorating London February events happening across the city. Take in the Chinese New Year celebrations in Chinatown, don your most stylish threads for London Fashion Week, or discover… [read more]
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