• Dominique Ansel Bakery London
    Cafes, London

    Dominique Ansel Bakery London

    The world-famous New York Cronut® finally arrived in London this week with the opening of Dominique Ansel Bakery in Belgravia.  I couldn’t resist popping along on its launch day and as expected, the mania…

  • Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe
    Hotels, Paris

    Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe

    Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe was top of my list for my recent trip to Paris with my mum.  We both fell in love with the Sofitel brand following our stay at…

  • Hotel Square Louvois Paris Deluxe Room
    Hotels, Paris

    Hotel Square Louvois, Paris

    It’s a rare joy to discover a hotel that makes you feel truly at home with the comforts that you miss when travelling.  Hotel Square Louvois in the centre of Paris has only…

  • Roger & Gallet Aura Mirabilis
    Beauty

    Roger&Gallet Aura Mirabilis Skincare

    French heritage beauty brand Roger&Gallet has had quite a revamp since I saw it last.  I thought I knew all about this classic 150 year-old brand (best known for its fragranced soaps),…

  • Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris
    Art, Paris, Restaurants

    Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

    Top of the list for my recent Paris trip was visiting the Fondation Louis Vuitton.  Not only is it one of the city’s most striking new buildings, but it boasts some fabulous views…

  • Bobbi Brown Instant Pretty Palette
    Beauty

    Bobbi Brown Instant Pretty Palette

    When travelling, every bit of space is vital and streamlining the makeup bag is a must.  Palettes are perfect for this, with a little bit of everything you need in one place,…

  • Jo Malone London just because gift
    Beauty, Shopping

    Jo Malone London Just Because Gifting

    What is it about Jo Malone London that makes my heart beat faster?  Maybe it’s a combination of divine fragrances, the iconic cream and black packaging and welcoming stores that just make you want to move in.…

  • Chinese Food Festival London
    Events, London

    Chinese Food Festival 2016, London

    Yesterday, I headed to Potters Fields Park by Tower Bridge for the Chinese Food Festival.  The sun was shining, the Southbank was buzzing and it was great chance to relive memories of…

  • Yauatcha moon cakes
    Afternoon tea, London

    Moon Cakes at Yauatcha, London

    August may be the time when you just want to cool down with refreshing iced desserts, but there’s one cake that you should definitely indulge in at this time of year. The Chinese Mid-Autumn…

  • Farmer J London
    Breakfast, London

    Breakfast at Farmer J, London

    A good breakfast is the key to a productive day, so last Friday I started the morning with an energy-boosting feast at Farmer J.  Based in Leadenhall, just opposite the market, the newly-opened Farmer…

  • Bloomon flower delivery
    Flowers

    Bloomon – The Hip Flower Delivery Service

    One of my favourite weekend rituals is to pick up some fresh flowers to brighten up our home.  I tend to go for simple bunches of peonies, roses, hydrangeas or carnations (I’m…