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It’s Cherry Blossom Season And Here’s Where To Spend It

Surely one of the prettiest seasons, cherry blossom celebrations or Sakura will soon be taking place in Japan, blooming in the last week of March and the first two weeks of April in Kyoto (roughly between 20 March and 14 April). If you can’t make it to Japan to see the blossoms (you’d need to be quick, their beauty is fleeting) then check out these restaurants that will be dressing up for the month:

Openings and News

More And More Pinkness, Peggy Porschen Opens In Chelsea

Fans of the colour pink will be out in force on the King’s Road now there’s a new focus for your Instagramming madness. Peggy Porschen, a magnet for influencers, has opened on the King’s Road and it’s going to be ALL over your Insta feed. Oh, and the cakes and coffee are pretty good too. The cafe is opening in stages, with stage one already complete (get lots of Instagrammers in for sweet treats and drinks). The second stage, will see the achingly stylish cafe ramp things up with a full savoury menu later this year. But for now we’re […]

Travel

The World’s Best Motels

There are times that Travelodge just won’t cut it. And those times are literally ALL of the time. But if you’re a ‘wherever I hang my hat, that’s my home’ type you nevertheless appreciate when the place you hang it is more than a ‘Formula Une’ on the...

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Seasonal & Celebrations

Keeping Mum: 28 Places To Go This Mothering Sunday

As Mother’s Day rolls around once more on the 31st of March, it’s time for a bit of love and appreciation for the woman who always finds your missing sock and sends you selfies that show just her eyebrow (millennials they are not)! From spa deals that are jammed full of R&R to afternoon teas that will appease mum no end – a cup of tea always sorts everything out after all – here are the wonderful ways you can make Mum happy this Mother’s Day:

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Reviews

Spice, Spice, Baby: Tamarind Mayfair Gets A Sexy Refurb

India is a country I’m yet to visit but I live vicariously through the fragrant spice and punchy flavours of its marvellous cuisine that has graced our city. Tamarind in Mayfair is a stalwart member of London’s ever-evolving Indian cuisine influence and I had the pleasure of delving into its complex creations, after a lengthy closure and refurbishment. Tamarind was the very first Indian restaurant to pin a Michelin-star proudly to its chest and, as a result, has held a position of prominence and high-end notoriety since, with glamorous city-dwellers wandering in for a hint of India. Despite holding such […]

Reviews

We Get Savaged By This Rooftop Restaurant

The hype at Savage Garden is all about debauchery, from devil-horned cocktails and black-dyed food to sexy DJs and darkened rooms – the stuff of a Marilyn Manson wet dream, when he’s not dreaming about removing ribs and gyrating on stage in a leather thong that is. Savage Garden, under the veil of darkness, definitely has a kind of we-could-get-into-trouble-here vibe; it’s dimly lit and there is loud music pumping from a purposefully chosen young, blonde DJ that certainly doesn’t harm the aesthetic. It’s an ideal date spot my taken plus one notes casually, it’s not the first time I’ve […]

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Travel

The Lakeside Paradise You’ll Never Want To Leave

Take a drive for 45 minutes south east of Reno, come off the interstate 580 and you will head up the winding roads through the Mount Rose Wilderness in the shadow of the rounded peak of Mount Houghton. You might stop en route for a night to recover at one of the geothermal spas that line the highway, from which you can take in the cool evening air in a hot tub with a glass of Californian pinot noir. Back on the road, and as your ears pop, you will appreciate the startling transition from the glorious flat yellow desert […]

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Seasonal & Celebrations

Grab A Guiness And A Leprachaun, It’s St Paddy’s Day!

Top o’the morrow to yah, Father Ted called and he wants all the Irish cliches back, please. Well he won’t be getting any this weekend because shamrocks, emerald green outfits and those ridiculous Guinness top hats will be out in force. However, if you’re keen to celebrate the man...

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Hotels

The Boutique Hybrid Hotel Changing the Way You Stay in London

The aparthotel is that hybrid of London living that brings together all the best bits of a hotel with the freedom of an Airbnb. You won’t need to re-mortgage your house to afford a night’s stay but you also won’t have to sleep in someone else’s minuscule flat. The latest aparthotel to arrive in the city is The Moorgate from SACO, The Serviced Apartment Company which is the same team behind Leman Locke. Having opened at the end of 2018, SACO has seamlessly created the style and standard of hospitality you’d expect of an intimate hotel but with the space […]

What to do This Weekend

The Weekend Rolls Round Again

It’s the weekend AGAIN. Where did that week just go, can anyone tell us?! Anyway, we’re so not complaining because it means we can indulge in all of these fabulous things to do… Have a blast!...

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