Archive: 2010 November

Madeira’s healing sand is worth the ticket…

Porto Santo

My dad has always said that the best things in life are free.  Really dad, are they?  My new handbag is pretty great, as is the laptop I am typing this on and don’t get me started on my iPhone. ...

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Stressed about Christmas shopping? Not me.

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I am sorry to be the one to say it but the Christmas countdown has begun! The coffee cups at Pret are unavoidably festive and no shop is without a window full of sparkly party wear. For me this means panic is already setting...

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iPhone Movie comes to Shamwari Game Reserve

Mantis Group has gone hi-tech and embraced digital media with this first iPhone movie shot on location at its Shamwari Game Reserve in South Africa. Elephantalicious! For more info, visit their Facebook page…...

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Mother Knows Best (even when it comes to PR)


My mother once told me never to turn down an invitation. Whilst following this sagely advice has often found me stranded at some awkward drinks party I would rather forget, it has also encouraged me to step out of my comfort...

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Oporto with a BANG at The Yeatman

Fireworks seen from The Yeatman infinity pool

Guy Fawkes night is upon us, but why limit yourslef to a damp squib Roman Candle in the back garden when you could whizz off to Portugal and get more BANG for your buck at The Yeatman?...

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Top Five Reasons To Visit The Fullerton Bay, Singapore

The Fullerton Bay Hotel - Lantern seating facing pool

1. After a day of exploring the historical Boat Quay area relax and have a drink at The Lantern rooftop bar....

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My heart melted in Milano


After living in New York for a fun filled four months and extravagant Sunday Brunches being the norm, the concept of finding one outside of the states, in particular in Europe is rather outlandish as is so rarely done. However,...

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Underwater in the Maldives

For many, the Maldives stands for luxury and romance. This year it will also stand for adventure. Luxury hotels are catering to an increasing interest in adventure honeymoons and holidays with Taj Exotica Resort & Spa and Four Seasons leading the...

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