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July Events in London

London_August_Dorchester_Buckingham-Palace-Summer-Opening_credit-Royal-Collection-Trust-(c)-Her-Majesty-Queen-Elizabeth-II,-2015 July in London is an all-singing, all-dancing affair, with plenty for art lovers, music mavens, and culture hounds to enjoy. And with so much fun to be had this month, stay with us at one of central London hotels and make sure you’re never far from the action. From the… [read more]
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A Guide to the Island of Herm

HermGuideHeader_Aerial_Credit-HermIslandLtd_www.herm.com With no cars and seldom any crowds, the island of Herm is the perfect retreat for a day out – and, as an added bonus, it’s just a twenty-minute boat hop away for those staying with us in Guernsey at one of our luxury hotels The Duke of Richmond Hotel… [read more]
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Things to do Around Lake Geneva this Summer

SummerOntheLake_Lakeandflowers_CreditSuteracher_istock_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co One of Europe’s largest lakes, Lake Geneva is surrounded by verdant woodland, World Heritage vineyards, and chateaux that look like they sprang from the pages of a fairy tale; it’s no wonder that visitors like Lord Byron and Audrey Hepburn have been charmed by the lake’s Alpine beauty over the… [read more]
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Hiking in Galway

ThinkstockPhotos-147288992-(2) Famed for its oysters, rich medieval heritage and thriving arts and music scene, the harbour city of Galway is a charming Irish destination – and naturally beautiful to boot. With so much astounding scenery on offer, one of the best ways to explore and experience it all is on foot.… [read more]
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What to do in Franschhoek

Day-Trip-to-Franschhoek_Vineyards_Credit-Franschhoek-Wine-Tram There is never a question of what to do in Franschhoek, more of a question of how to fit everything in. The small but famous town of Franschhoek is set in the Cape Winelands, about an hour and a half’s drive from the coastal charm of the Twelve Apostles Hotel… [read more]
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Seven of the Best Beaches in Dorset

Dorset-Beaches_Header_Credit-Martin-Parratt_iStock_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co Whether you’re an early riser or a languorous lounger, a sun worshipper or a skilled swimmer, you’re bound to find the perfect Dorset beach. Lapped by the English Channel, Dorset’s beaches are celebrated for their striking beauty, geological significance (it isn’t known as the Jurassic Coast for nothing), and unspoiled… [read more]
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10 Must-See Artworks at the RA’s Summer Exhibition 2015

Header_2015 Summer Exhibition_Lambie Stairs_Credit Royal Academy Summer in London promises many things, among them: parks full of contented sunbathers, bowls of strawberries and cream, and the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. The world’s longest-running open-call show, the Summer Exhibition has been a key seasonal event in the capital for the past 247 years. This year, it received… [read more]
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The Best Summer Events in Palm Beach

The Best Summer Events in Palm Beach Whether you’re thinking of sunning yourself on the beach or taking in the local sights, stay with us at The Chesterfield Palm Beach and you’ll be perfectly positioned to make the most of summer in Florida. From beer festivals to patriotic bonanzas, there are some incredible events in Palm Beach… [read more]
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Top London Stores for Interiors and Design

Header_London's-Top-Design-Stores_Conran-Chelse-Exterior_Credit-The-Conran-Shop London is a difficult city to leave behind, especially if you’re staying with us at one of our stylish central London hotels. But there is a way to take the London look with you when you go… Luckily, there are plenty of places to pick up one-off design pieces in… [read more]
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Exploring Medieval Galway

Medieval-Galway_general-Galway_Credit-Elzbieta-Sekowska_iStock_Thinkstock_www.thinkstockphotos.co With a captivating history that dates all the way back to the middle ages, the atmospheric city of Galway has been attracting travellers for hundreds of years. Step back in time to the era of the Khans and the crusades and discover fingerprints of medieval Galway all over the city,… [read more]
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