Archive for January, 2014

Londoners fall in love with Secret Cinema

Londoners fall in love with Secret Cinema

Visitors to London may be surprised to spot queues of locals in fancy dress at various locations about the capital. The reason? Secret Cinema – the film experience for movie fans that offers a lot more than just popcorn and a choc ice. (more…)

Agri-cool in California

Agri-cool in California

The Napa Valley is one of the most well-regarded wine regions in the world. Its scenery is beautiful, its Cabernet Sauvignon highly prized, and its food scene just keeps getting better and better. (more…)

Your last chance to see historical LSE clocks in London

Your last chance to see historical LSE clocks in London

A renowned London restaurant has become the unlikely home of the original London Stock Exchange clocks.

The electric clocks, designed by Italian manufactures Solari & C, will hang in the brasserie of 1 Lombard Street from now until the end of September, giving diners a last chance to see the magnificent historical artefacts before they are sold at auction. (more…)

Behind the scenes at museums

Behind the scenes at museums

The late-night Museums at Night 2013 festival is probably the closest you’ll get to a real-life museum romp, Stiller-style.

Tying in with ‘La Nuit des Musees’ in Paris and other European cities, the nocturnal events get more and more creative every year. (more…)

World’s largest ordination of monks in Thailand

World’s largest ordination of monks in Thailand

If you travel to Thailand over the next few weeks, you may well be greeted with an extraordinary sight, as the world’s largest ordination of monks is currently taking place across the country. (more…)

This weeks luxury travel deals

This weeks luxury travel deals

CRETE
Overlooking the turquoise water of the Aegean Sea, this hilltop retreat is offering guests a 30% discount and complimentary upgrade to half board when they depart on 30 September 2012. (more…)

This weeks luxury travel deals

This weeks luxury travel deals

Oman
On the edge of a 1.6km-long stretch of beach, surrounded by mountains, is the beautiful Six Senses Zighy Bay. The setting is spectacular; hidden away from the rest of the world, the resort has a state-of-the-art spa and a private marina. (more…)

For sale: a New York icon

For sale: a New York icon

It may be New York’s most iconic hotel, but the future of the Hotel Chelsea now uncertain: it’s up for sale for the first time since the 1930s, and rumoured to be on the radar of some of the world’s leading hotel developers. (more…)

Whats new in Sardinia

Whats new in Sardinia

Two five-star hotels have opened in north-west Sardinia, on the glam-and-glorious Costa Smeralda and unspoilt La Maddalena.

The mere mention of Sardinia draws breathy sighs. (more…)

Insider tips: Daisuke Hayashis Tokyo

Insider tips: Daisuke Hayashis Tokyo

Japanese restaurant ‘sake no hana’ has recently launched a new menu masterminded by Daisuke Hayashi. Trained at Kikunoi in Toyko, Hayashi brought simple Japanese cooking techniques and flavours to London. (more…)

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