• Brussels
    Brussels

    A Weekend in Brussels

    Brussels is a destination that really surprised me when we visited recently.  My initial impression was that it was mostly a connection city for travelling to Bruges or Ghent and must be super-serious and business-like as the centre…

  • Oxford
    Hotels

    A Good Night’s Sleep In Oxford

    I love a good UK weekend break.  Not only are they relaxing and time-efficient but as a Northerner in London, I get to know destinations close to where I live that little bit better. I’ve…

  • The Surrey NYC rooftop terrace
    Art, New York

    Frieze Exhibition: ArtSpeak at The Surrey, NYC

    Frieze Art Fair is one of the most prestigious international art events in the social calendar, with must-see fairs in London, New York and Berlin that bring together the industry’s movers and shakers. To…

  • Murad Beauty Room House of Fraser
    Beauty, London

    Murad Facial at House of Fraser, London

    Facials are one of my favourite beauty indulgences, but I rarely find the time or discipline for regular appointments.  With my New York wedding just one month away, I wanted to get my…

  • Thai Square Spa London
    Beauty, London

    Thai Square Spa, London

    It’s rare to find a spa in London that’s opulent yet still accessible, but that’s the beauty of Thai Square Spa. This well-established spa was previously based in Covent Garden, but recently moved…

  • York
    York

    A Weekend in York

    This month, I had the pleasure of visiting the historic city of York to attend the York Literature Festival and spend some time exploring.  I’ve been there many times for day trips, usually driving down…

  • g3
    Fashion, Shopping

    Trend: Men’s Watches

    One of my sartorial goals in life has always been to invest in a really good watch, the kind that gets passed down through the family.  Unsurprisingly, this inspiration came while ‘watching…