Posts Tagged ‘park’

Take a romantic picnic to London’s Royal Parks

Take a romantic picnic to London’s Royal Parks

The simple pleasure of picnicking in the park has long been a summertime favourite, and, in London, an escape from the concrete jungle.

Now the Athenaeum hotel offers guests a picnic for two – a mini feast with roast rib eye steak sandwiches with horseradish sauce; asparagus with olive oil and truffle vinaigrette; and salmon and cream cheese and chive bagels. (more…)

Penthouse on the park

Penthouse on the park

Imagine an apartment block stacked full of Presidential Suites, all overlooking Hyde Park. The lavish Grosvenor House Apartments, which officially opens in April on Park Lane, is promising guests a unique mix of the comfort and services that a hotel might have, with the discretion, space and freedom of your own home, in one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. (more…)

Rumble in the jungle

Rumble in the jungle

Manu National Park is part of the Manu Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and ancient tangle of trees and waterfalls in Peru. Giant otters swim in the lakes and spider monkeys swing through the canopy. (more…)

New York unleashed

New York unleashed

Having pets in the city – especially New York City – is fraught with problems, whatever street-style bloggers would have you believe. Apart from anything else, there are almost no back gardens in NYC, even for the pampered pooches of Park Avenue princesses. (more…)

Celebrate 300 years of Ascot at Coworth

Celebrate 300 years of Ascot at Coworth

Celebrate 300 years of Ascot at Coworth Park with edible and wearable hats.

Coworth Park, the Dorchester Collection’s country house hotel and spa, will be offering guests a number of ways to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Royal Ascot, including hat-inspired afternoon tea, hat cakes and the chance to wear a Coworth Park inspired headware by the celebrated milliner Stephen Jones OBE. (more…)

London’s new kid on the block

London’s new kid on the block

Luxury Hotel group Dorchester Collection welcome their newest hotel with the opening of 45 Park Lane and its meat-focused restaurant, CUT at 45 Park Lane.

The new hotel is in good company; it is across the road from Park Lane’s famous Dorchester Hotel and other luxury names. (more…)

Journey to the centre of the earth

Journey to the centre of the earth

Naturally you’d run away from lava if you saw it pouring from a volcanic crater in the not-so-distant horizon – wouldn’t you? Well, one national park in Africa is assuming otherwise.

As the newly erupting Volcano Nyamulagira in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to unleash its worst, the area’s conservation organisation is offering brave tourists the chance to camp beside the volcano to witness the amazing scene. (more…)

Trucks and trunks

Trucks and trunks

Many of Thailand’s tented camps are up in the far reaches of the north, close to the borders of Burma and Laos, and are either incredibly exclusive (rain-showers) or a bit ramshackle (bucket showers). (more…)

Not so far to go on safari

Not so far to go on safari

A British safari park is offering travellers an authentic safari lodge experience – from its base on the gentle rolling hills of the Kent countryside.

The Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, just a short drive from the Kent coast, offers visitors the chance to stay and view giraffes, black rhinos, elephants, cheetahs, zebras and other animals while staying in traditional safari-style accommodation. (more…)

Bath on the culinary map

Bath on the culinary map

The opening of a new kitchen garden marks the beginning of an exciting new culinary era at Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, near Bath – taking the concept of sustainable dining to a new level. (more…)

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