Shop like the Queen: The London Royal Warrant List

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Only the very best of British appear on the prestigious Royal Warrant list, which represents top individuals and companies who have supplied the Royal households with goods or services for at least five years. Established in 1840, Royal Warrants demonstrate impeccable service and high standards, and are considered a highly… [read more]

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Rooibos Milk Tart Recipe

Rooibos Milk Tart

Executive Chef at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Floris Smith adds a twist to the South African dessert with this traditional rooibos milk tart recipe (melktert).
Ingredients – Pastry:

500g cake flour
7.5ml cream of tartare
500g butter
200ml ice water
Pinch of salt

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Best Beaches in Guernsey

Picturesque views from Guernsey's pretty coastline © Visit Guernsey

Visiting the Duke of Richmond or The Old Government House Hotel puts you within easy reach of the best beaches in Guernsey and the beautiful natural landscape of the island. There are a staggering 27 beaches in Guernsey, so you certainly won’t be stuck for places to throw down your… [read more]

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KwaZulu-Natal Food Heroes Dinner

The Oyster Box

 

Sourcing fresh produce locally, in an ethical way for use in the kitchens, is first prize for the chefs at The Oyster Box. The closer to home the food is produced, the fresher it is, the less packaging is involved, the more sustainable it is for the producer and… [read more]

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The Best British Restaurants in London

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With traditional specialities such as black pudding and liver and tripe on the menu, it’s no surprise that British cuisine has struggled to shake off a less than favourable reputation. In recent years, however, the food scene in Britain has experienced something of a big time revival – with old… [read more]

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A taste of Geneva – six irresistible restaurant recommendations

One of Bea Tollmans signature dishes at Hotel d'Angleterre

Geneva is blessed with a wealth of wonderful restaurants – but the choice is so extensive that visitors can find it overwhelming. Six members of the Hotel d’Angleterre team share their own favourites with you to whet your appetite.
Le Flacon in Carouge (1* michelin)
Recommended by Fabienne Bouriaud, Human… [read more]

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Five Beautiful Walks in Dorset

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Whether you’re relaxing in the 16th century Acorn Inn or enjoying a sense of nostalgia at the Summer Lodge, you’ll relish the old world charm and tranquillity of Dorset, and the friendly village atmosphere that follows you wherever you go. But it is worth venturing out beyond these historic hotels… [read more]

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The Best Restaurants in Umhlanga

The Ocean Terrace

Umhlanga is blessed with a selection of outstanding restaurants, offering fine food and great ambience. In addition, because of Durban’s year round fabulous weather, diners are able to enjoy sitting outside, whilst enjoying their meal and in many cases, exquisite views – much like you would experience at the ever-popular… [read more]

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Life as a Female Guide at Bushmans Kloof

Bushmans Kloof

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a woman working in conservation and eco-tourism in a wilderness reserve? As Field Guide at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat since 2011, 24-year old Simone Wood-Callander is well equipped to answer this question. In this challenging and exciting role,… [read more]

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The Best Outdoor Bars in London

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Nothing screams summertime like sundowners served al fresco at one of London’s top watering holes. Staying at The Montague on the Gardens in Bloomsbury, you’ll be able to enjoy the delights of the outdoor Cigar Terrace, plus benefit from being right in the middle of the action with the city’s… [read more]

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