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Where to Eat Oysters in Galway

Header_Diarmuid-&-Micheal-at-Kelly-Oysters Oyster shuckers at the ready, Galway is a haven for lovers of this most exclusive of molluscs. Known the world over for its fantastic local oysters, this particular stretch of Irish coastline is home to some of the best seafood you’re ever likely to sample. Situated on the shores of… [read more]
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A Day in the Life of a Butler: Interview with Fran O’Hanlon at The Milestone Hotel

The Life of a Butler: Interview with Fran O’Hanlon If the walls of our Milestone Hotel in Kensington could talk they would certainly have many interesting tales to tell. With roots dating back to 1689, the site has served as a private home (with residents as varied and colourful as a Russian ambassador and a mistress of James II),… [read more]
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Liberation Day in Guernsey: 2015 Channel Islands Heritage Festival

Liberation Day © guernsey images Come kitted out in your finest wartime attire and get ready to wave the British flag for Liberation Day in Guernsey. 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the Channel Islands’ liberation from the occupying German forces during WW2, and as of the official anniversary this spring, the islands will welcome… [read more]
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The Best Golf Courses in KwaZulu-Natal

Durban Country Club With glorious sandy beaches, plenty of sunshine and vast areas of unparalleled natural beauty, South Africa ranks among the world’s top golfing destinations. Situated in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Province, The Oyster Box Hotel is within easy reach of some of the country’s best golf courses, and just a… [read more]
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A Guide to Polo in Palm Beach

Polo in Palm Beach The winter equestrian capital of the world, players and spectators alike flock to Palm Beach in January to welcome the arrival of polo season. Set in sunny Florida, there are many reasons to enjoy a day at the polo in Palm Beach, especially when staying at the conveniently located Chesterfield… [read more]
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Tom’s Chocolate Scones

Tom’s Chocolate Scones Kicking off the year with a sweet surprise, The Chesterfield is laying out an afternoon tea with a fanciful twist. Inspired by the Roald Dahl classic, The Chesterfield is indulging our sweet tooth with a Charlie and the Chesterfield Afternoon Tea, complete with Oompa Loompa cupcakes and chocolate scones! The… [read more]
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The Best Chocolate Shops in Geneva

The Best Chocolate Shops in Geneva Switzerland’s not short of admirers. Beautiful backdrops frame almost every sight; quaint towns and cities offer intrigue and charm; and people fly in from all over to the world to experience its world-class skiing. But for us, it’s the famous Swiss chocolate that’s got us salivating. Wherever you are in… [read more]
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Dorset Events For Spring

Dorset Events For Spring As we leap into 2015, it’s time to start filling our diaries with exciting plans for the new year. With one eye on our next holiday, we’ve hunted down some of the best Dorset events to enjoy on a springtime retreat. Book a country escape at Summer Lodge or The… [read more]
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London January Events

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014 With a brand new roster of events kicking off across the capital, there’s plenty of entertainment to enjoy in the New Year. Staying at one of our central London hotels, you’ll be perfectly placed to get out and explore London’s world-renowned museums, theatres, restaurants and more. From The London Boat… [read more]
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Thetford Forest Pan-Fried Pheasant

Cheneston's Thetford Forest Pan-Fried Pheasant With the New Year upon us and the temperature tumbling each day, there’s no better time to enjoy the bounty of game season. From the autumn months onwards, dishes like pan-fried pheasant begin to appear on menus across the country. Executive Chef Alexandros Diamamtis from Cheneston’s Restaurant at The Milestone… [read more]
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