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Natasha Heard

I like eating nice food, talking about food and dreaming about food while lying on a large bed in a luxurious hotel suite preferably while being abroad in a beautiful, culture rich location. Contact Natasha, our travel and food editor, on natasha@luxurylifestylemag.co.uk.

The party season is upon us (for some of you perhaps it never ends!) and with a surge in flavoured spirits and new brands popping up from all over the world, it’s high time we spiced up our parties with...

Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner or a fabulous festive shindig for all this Christmas season, you’ll want to know you have a red wine (or three) that will appeal to all tastes. From deep and...

With the festive season in full swing it’s time to stock up on some fabulous fizzes and, whether you are celebrating the season in style or toasting in 2019 with finesse, it can only be done, in my opinion,...

Who says the Christmas season has to be reserved for mulled wine, a hot toddy or the red grape variety? Not me! I love a glass of white, on its own or with food, from a creamy Chardonnay all the way to...

Before I visited Carlyon Bay I had managed to find a quite a few family members and friends who have visited – all of whom couldn’t wait to tell me about the smart restaurant, oh-so relaxing spa and...

If Sherborne isn’t on your list of places to visit then get it on there. This small ancient town in Dorset is brimming with an interesting history of kings, palaces and more and, with castle ruins and...

‘When you love something, it’s easy’ – What a three-Michelin star awarded chef has to say about his craft. It isn’t often I get the chance to chat with a three-Michelin star awarded chef,...

So, what connects a 5 star luxury hotel tucked away in the heart of historic London and a spy with the codename 007? There is the fact that James Bond writer Ian Fleming wrote part of Casino Royale at...

Every time I visit the Cornish coastline I am astounded by its vast beauty. With each new place I visit I feel that there is even more to discover around the corner and I don’t know if I’ll ever see...

For the hotel that is named for royalty (les trois rois= the three kings) – and has hosted some too – the five star Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel is the epitome of luxury. With palatial interiors,...

For someone like me, who loves food and refuses to leave the beauty of the South Devon town she grew up in (I mean, beaches, Dartmoor, stunning coastal walks, it’s awful it really is…), I just love...

Amsterdam, the city of bicycles, canals, museums, boats and so much more. Despite what captures many people’s attention when you mention an upcoming visit to the city, it’s not all about the red light...

If you’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirt with backpacking and the typical British summer resorts, if the thought of sitting by the pool listening to other families argue makes you cringe and...

Sometimes in life you receive an opportunity to live out your passion, an event that will stay with you for years and enrich your life. It may be driving the supercar of your dreams, watching your favourite,...

We all know the Cornish coastline is a place worth travelling for, and not just because we might catch a glimpse of a shirtless Aidan Turner taking on his role as the rugged Poldark, no, this (almost)...

I’m not sure if there is a better compliment to a hotel (or inn in this case!) than its guests wanting to, firstly, not leave and, secondly, wishing they could return the very next weekend. I can’t...

Restaurant Hywel Jones – a gem of a dining experience tucked neatly away in the five-star home of Lucknam Park – is a well-deserved one Michelin star awarded eatery waiting for you to dive in and surround...

The ultimate 5 star stay – bring the helicopter, sample Michelin-starred cuisine and lay back and enjoy a top class spa treatment. You won’t need to leave Lucknam Park. I took a trip in May...

When people talk of holidaying in Devon I often hear the word ‘escape’ pop up in the conversation so it’s no wonder that Beyond Escapes chose it’s name to promote what most want...

The city of Bath is a wondrous place – rich in history, full of culture and endless eateries as well as host to some fine hotels in which to retire after enjoying all the city can offer. I am lucky...

Stepping onto Basil Street in London’s upmarket district of Knightsbridge takes you among tall red brick buildings boasting a peaceful atmosphere. It sits alongside the mighty Harrods and is also...

When you visit a seafood restaurant with Nathan Outlaw’s name in the title you know those primary ingredients are going to be handled very well. For starters the seafood is mostly sourced from the...

Nathan Outlaw may just be the nicest chef in the business. The Michelin-starred restaurateur and fish expert talks to our food and drink editor Natasha Heard. Who has been your greatest inspiration? I’ve...

Overlooking Cadogan Gardens, Harrods and with suites that you won’t ever want to leave, Jumeirah Carlton Tower, in the heart of Knightsbridge, encompasses all that you would want from a luxury hotel....

A restaurant fit for royals that also neighbours a few – with a rich and sumptuous décor with food to match and spot on wine pairings, I could think of few better ways to spend a few hours in London...

I love the New Forest and whenever I have a trip planned for the southern national park I can’t help but imagine a serene and satisfying getaway. It’s the feeling of escape, the stunning scenery,...

A weekend at the Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa, for me, resulted in a very relaxed and indulgent one indeed! From taking a bubble bath with a hot chocolate in hand to sampling the wine paired tasting menu...

A luxury Cornish hotel that offers stunning coastal views, a host of facilities and more than just a helping hand throughout your stay – welcome to The Nare. Feeling completely in your own world at the...

For some fabulous fizz to the toast the New Year in with (or maybe you’re just knackered and at toast at 9.48pm will do before you settle down with a hot chocolate and a peaceful night in) we’ve...

Christmas, we are told, is a time of celebration and indulgence (isn’t that all year round?!) well what better way is there to indulge than with food and wine – food that is sumptuous and comforting...