The Cottage Ensconced within rolling green meadows in the idyllic English countryside is the beautiful Barn at Devon. If you're looking for a peaceful and scenic getaway from bustling city life, this is the cottage for you. The Barn is basically the ideal English house that Cameron Diaz in the Holiday SHOULD have booked to [...]
THE BREAKFAST The Lotus room at Hambleton Hall is the bedroom of my dreams. From the soft pale blue canopy above the bed to the luxurious matching textiles, this is the kind of room I would imagine Kiera Knightley (Lizzie) in Pride and Prejudice would have decorated post marriage to the wealthy Mr. Darcy. With [...]
THE HOTEL The charming Widbrook Grange Hotel is everything you would expect from the perfect countryside getaway. The interiors are so stylish, it makes country living covetable. The style is reminiscent of Soho Farmhouse, with rustic wooden accents, intricate tiling and an all around trendy vibe. It is definitely the place to visit if you [...]
Looking for a chic London getaway? Take it from me, newly opened New Road Hotel is your best bet. Located just a stones throw from Whitechapel station, New Road Hotel has prime East London real estate and is only a short distance from the city’s coolest café’s, vintage stores and Michelin star restaurants. The hotel [...]
Summer time in England equals to blue skies, the blooming of summer roses and most importantly, picnics in the park! And to add to that, is there anything more luxurious than a picnic pre-packed and organised by a beautiful hotel? For this summer, The Balcon London restaurant at the Picadilly based Sofitel London has prepared [...]
FEATURING: MINNOW, CLAPHAM Good Lighting Lighting is key. For food photos we are looking for that shimmery, all amazing natural daylight. So first thing is to look around the restaurant and find a seat next to a window, under a skylight or on a terrace. Trust me, it makes all the difference and turns your [...]
An imposing fortress built during the Tudor period, this majestic castle turned hotel is brimming with history and the ideal getaway for anyone who has ever romanticised about going back in time. Thornbury Castle comes complete with gargoyles, secret chambers and suits of armour. From hanging tapestries to dark wooden furniture, the interior is designed to stay true to its history and feature four poster beds, luxurious embroidered blankets, spiral staircases and arrow slit windows. Mmm a castle weekend trip, I cannot think of a better way to escape the hustle and bustle of London and indulge in a luxurious retreat fit for royalty.