Escaping, Shopping and Indulging at Bicester Village

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There are few better places for luxury shopping than London, but sometimes when you just can't face the crows on Oxford Street or the masses of people in Harrods, it's nice to head out of the city for some clean, fresh air. With my eye on the Burberry outlet and some new dresses, mum and I headed to Bicester Village in Oxfordshire for some luxury outlet shopping.  ... read more

Staying in Style at Hotel de la Trémoille

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It's certainly no secret that I love Paris and if Audrey Hepburn thinks that Paris is always a good idea, who am I to disagree with that? With that in mind mum and I hopped across the channel last month for a few days of shopping, eating and enjoying all things Parisian. The first stop on our girls' trip was Hotel de La Trémoille, a beautiful 5 star hotel in the heart of our favourite area of Paris, la triangle d'or (the golden triangle).  ... read more

A Spine-Tingling Peruvian Dinner at Señor Ceviche

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With so many restaurants in London, and even more opening every week, it can sometimes be difficult to find a casual date night or girls' night venue that you want to return to gain and again. But for me, and I know for other foodies, Señor Ceviche hits the spot every time. I'd been a couple of times before, but never with my camera and so when Andy asked where I wanted him to take me for a fun date night I had just the answer... ... read more

Michelin Star Reunions at The Atlantic Jersey

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Any time away from Jersey seems like too long for me... I know it's to do with the fact that Becca lives there and I don't get to see her enough. But there's something so incredible about the island (and its restaurants) that makes me so excited to get back there. In full appreciation that it had been far too long since we'd seen each other that we decided to celebrate in style and booked a table at Michelin Starred Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel. ... read more

Visiting The Riviera in Marylebone at The Mandeville Hotel

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It's no secret that I think a staycation in London can be as good for relaxation as a holiday in the UK or even abroad. With a certain set of results due, I wanted to take myself as far away from the stress as I could, and so we booked an easy Sunday night staycation at The Mandeville Hotel. Recently, the entire 5th floor has been redecorated top to toe with Christian Lacroix décor and I was more than a little interested to see the rooms..! ... read more

A Parisian Lunch with a View at Galeries Lafayette Rooftop Terrace

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There's something fairytale like about Paris... Something mesmerizing about being able to see La Tour Eiffel or La Sacre Coeur from virtually no matter where you are in this beautiful city. That's just what mum and I fell in love with on our most recent trip to Paris when we visited the Galeries Lafayette Rooftop Terrace for lunch.  ... read more

Brunching with Mama at Pachamama

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With a new job there was a new wardrobe to buy, which meant only one thing: a weekend of shopping with mum! Eager to have a seat and rest our weary feet (and wallets), we wandered down some stairs to find a little hidden gem.. Brunch at Pachamama! ... read more

Ladies Who Lunch in Luxury at Longueville Manor, Jersey

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Visiting Becca in Jersey is always a treat; from catching up with one of my best friends to exploring the beautiful island itself, I love spending weekends in this gorgeous Channel Island. To celebrate our reunion we had booked a lunch at the beautiful Longueville Manor Jersey. It's safe to say I fell in love with the hotel as soon as we arrived... ... read more

Birthday Fun at Humble Grape Battersea

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I refuse to let any occasion for a celebration pass by without a celebratory dinner; what better reason to enjoy some time with close friends or family and some delicious food. With that in mind I insisted that David and I booked somewhere for his birthday dinner. We had wanted to visit The Manor, but as it's shut on Monday evenings (which is when David's birthday fell this year) we opted for another local that had been on the list for a while, Humble Grape Battersea. ... read more