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BFI LFF 2014: My Old Lady

BFI LFF 2014: My Old Lady

Maggie Smith + Paris is the ideal formula for a pleasant Sunday afternoon film,  however My Old Lady is more than a rose-tinted stroll through the city. Playwright Israel Horovitz has adapted his play for the big screen and the story is certainly worthy of the stunning backdrop of Paris [...]

October 19, 2014 × 0 comments
BFI LFF 2014: Hungry Hearts

BFI LFF 2014: Hungry Hearts

A New York indie flick with Adam Driver sounded like the perfect start to a Monday morning, but Hungry Hearts is not quite the complicated love story that you might expect. Director Saverio Costanzo’s Italian drama explores a turbulent parental relationship and questions who knows best when raising a child. [...]

October 18, 2014 × 0 comments
Win Tickets to London Wine Experience By Bettane+Desseauve

Win Tickets to London Wine Experience By Bettane+Desseauve

Do you know your Shiraz from your Sauvignon, or your Malbec from your Merlot?  Whether you’re a connoisseur or a want to train your palate, the London Wine Experience at Saatchi Gallery is the place to explore the world of wine. Hosted by French wine critics Bettane+Desseauve, the third edition [...]

October 16, 2014 × 0 comments
No.1 Traveller Airport Lounge Stansted

No.1 Traveller Airport Lounge Stansted

When I travelled to Lisbon from Stansted Airport this year, we started off the trip in style at No.1 Traveller Lounge. It was an early morning flight, so we arrived in a zombie-like state (these early trips never get any easier) and luckily our lounge pass granted us complimentary fast-track [...]

October 13, 2014 × 0 comments
BFI London Film Festival 2014: What To See

BFI London Film Festival 2014: What To See

55th BFI London Film Festival kicks off today with a stellar line-up of world premieres, new feature films, documentaries and shorts. It’s the perfect chance to catch a preview of this year’s must-see films ahead of their general release and celebrate all kinds of cinema from around the world. Here’s a [...]

October 8, 2014 × 0 comments
Roast at Borough Market, London

Roast at Borough Market, London

Roast Restaurant in Borough Market is a London institution, serving up modern British dishes in an elegant setting. The restaurant is located in the market’s very pretty Victorian Floral Hall and has great views over the bustling stalls and a glimpse of St Paul’s Cathedral on the other side. The [...]

October 5, 2014 × 0 comments
Jimmy Choo Townhouse London

Jimmy Choo Townhouse London

During London Fashion Week, I was treated to a sneak peek of the very first Jimmy Choo Townhouse on Mayfair’s New Bond Street ahead of its launch. Designed by David Collins Studio, the glamorous three-floor boutique houses the whole world of Jimmy Choo.  Inspired by an haute couture atelier, the townhouse [...]

September 24, 2014 × 0 comments
Dim Sum at Ping Pong Westfield Stratford

Dim Sum at Ping Pong Westfield Stratford

Ping Pong has been one of my ‘go to’ places for quick and easy dim sum since living in London, particularly for its decadent Lazy Sumday with unlimited dim sum.  Luckily there’s now an outpost on my doorstep at Westfield Stratford. It’s one of the ‘new look’ Ping Pong branches [...]

September 8, 2014 × 0 comments
Kanada-Ya Ramen Bar, London

Kanada-Ya Ramen Bar, London

London’s ramen craze continues with the opening of Kanada-Ya this week on St Giles High Street. Opened in Japan in 2009, Kanada Kazuhiro’s popular ramen restaurant also has a branch in Hong Kong.  The London restaurant is the brand’s third outpost and judging by the enormous queues during the soft [...]

September 3, 2014 × 0 comments
Weekend Staycation at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel

Weekend Staycation at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel

Belgraves, a Thompson Hotel is a stunning design hotel in the heart of London’s chic Belgravia. It’s the only hotel outside of the US and Canada by hip lifestyle brand Thompson Hotels.  While many Thompson hotels are all about downtown cool, Belgraves adds a youthful vibe to a sophisticated, well-heeled [...]

September 1, 2014 × 0 comments
Dinner at The Noodle House, London

Dinner at The Noodle House, London

The Noodle House opened on London’s busy Shaftesbury Avenue earlier this year and has grown throughout Asia since launching in Dubai in 2002. The casual South-East Asian street food restaurant offers signature dishes from a number of countries including Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.  It also takes inspiration from Asia’s tea [...]

August 25, 2014 × 0 comments
A Stylish Stay at The London EDITION Hotel

A Stylish Stay at The London EDITION Hotel

The London EDITION is one of the city’s hottest hotel openings last year and has received much acclaim since its arrival. Behind the game-changing Fitzrovia design hotel is hospitality guru Ian Schrager – a pioneer of the boutique hotel experience who brought us Sanderson and St Martin’s Lane.  The inaugural EDITION [...]

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August 22, 2014 × 0 comments