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During my recent trip to Cologne I learnt a great deal about the city’s vibrant Christmas markets, traditional delicacies and its rich history. So, I felt it necessary to comprise a luxury guide to the...

Prior to my visit to Excelsior Hotel Ernst I had done my research by viewing their brochure, which boasted images of elegant refinery and fine dining experiences. I also found that the Excelsior was the...

The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, whose 11-strong portfolio has set new standards for luxury and service in India, has chosen London as the site for its first overseas property. Set to open in late 2016,...

If you’re from the East Midlands area and enjoy the luxuries of quality food and impeccable dining service whilst dabbling on the betting scene, then a visit to Leicester Racecourse is the perfect day...

Swimming pools are a luxury enjoyed by many people, but you need a special kind of courage to tackle some of these terrifying venues. If you are considering dipping your toe in the water this Halloween,...

English wine is enjoying something of a renaissance, with records showing that the number of British vineyards has expanded by over half in recent years. Kent and Sussex boast numerous award winning wine...

Flights to Boston from the UK have grown significantly recently, for instance, this year Norwegian.com launched flights from Gatwick, meaning that British visitors travelling to Massachusetts now have...

Discover the idyllic reefs of the Maldives at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, which is situated in an idyllic and secluded location at the southernmost tip of the Maldives. The resort invites guests to explore...

We all know that keeping hydrated is vital for good health; every cell, tissue and organ needs water. If you’re struggling to reach your recommended (by the NHS) 6-8 glasses of water a day, combine drinking...

In North Carolina, visitors will be seduced by the thriving food scene, incredible craft breweries, vineyards, renowned hiking trails as well as amazing landscapes that have been featured in many films...

London Steakhouse Company City, situated a stone’s throw from bustling Liverpool Street Station, has officially re-opened its doors to reveal an opulent split-level dining space enveloped with timeless...

Offering the latest in urban escapes, Bristol’s newest hotel fuses two iconic former bank properties to offer contemporary luxurious accommodation with impeccable design and an impressive events space,...

Want to shift those extra few pounds, (especially after the holiday season) but don’t want to feel as though you’re sacrificing all your favourite foods? A few simple tweaks to your diet can make all...

Cleansing and exfoliating just like you would your face, repeating massage techniques and sleeping on your back are all expert ways of caring for the skin on your neck. Skincare professional Su-Man Hsu,...

Namibian hospitality company O&L Leisure has now opened Chobe Water Villas, a luxurious riverside retreat in the Caprivi Strip on Namibia’s Northern boundary, only a few kilometres from the unique...

Nestled in the foothills of the Alps with views overlooking Lake Geneva and stretching as far as Mont Blanc, Geneva promises to deliver a city experience like no other. STAY Atop the list of hotels to...

The exclusive ‘La Part Des Anges’ Cognac auction has now opened lots to UK bidders. The famous charity auction of exceptional Cognac celebrates their 10th anniversary with an online partnership that...

Our favourite female movie character will be returning to the big screen this week and to celebrate her arrival, we’ve looked at the best hair and beauty rules we ever learnt from Bridget Jones. From...

The UK boasts an array of scenic golfing retreats, but only a select few can offer luxurious accommodation to match. If you’re baffled by the multitude of beautiful bunkers across the country, we have...

According to The Migraine Trust, one in seven of us suffer from migraines, and those that suffer know only too well when it is more than just a dull headache! Often migraines strike without warning and...

Privately-owned and independent estate agent Russell Simpson is marketing 10 Clabon Mews, a newly refurbished turn-key, four bedroom mews house situated in one of London’s most desirable addresses. Bordering...

Islands offer an array of events filled with an eclectic mix of history, culture, music and gastronomy. Discover the characteristic Maltese spirit by taking part in some of these exciting events. Here’s...

Think of James Bond’s gadgets and it does not come much bigger than a yacht. A luxury yacht is the ultimate style icon, be it from sailing a 54-foot yacht up Venice’s Grand Canal as in the movie remake...

The multi-award winning San Carlo restaurant group has announced the launch of a brand new restaurant, Fumo, in Covent Garden, London. Fumo will open at 37 St Martin’s Lane in early September; it follows...

London’s West End has a vast spectacle of theatrical treats in store for the summer season. Before settling into your seats, why not enjoy a delicious pre-theatre dinner in one of the capital’s many...

Travel writer Sophie Demetriades takes a look at the much anticipated opening of the Nolinski hotel in the French capital of Paris. Moments away from the Comédie Française and the Palais Royal gardens,...

Here is a selection of the top ten luxury brands a British gentleman would love to own. Most of these are British and even James Bond would approve of the few that have become global brands. 1. The perfect...

For many of us, the hotel swimming pool plays a big part in any holiday itinerary. From afternoons splashing around with the kids, to romantic couples cuddling up on sun loungers, the aquatic activities...

Summer is sadly drawing to a close. Children will soon be back at school and you can bet it’ll only be a matter of time before the Christmas 2016 adverts begin. But that doesn’t mean you have to wait...

Drake & Morgan, the renowned bar and restaurant group behind some of London’s most popular bars, is heading North to open its first venture in Manchester. Launching at the end of November, The Refinery...