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LuxeGuru
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LuxeGuru is a freelance food and travel writer and editor based in London. She has an MA in English from Cambridge University and over 15 years experience, contributing to publications such as the AA Hotel and Restaurant Guides, the AA Travel Guides, OM Yoga & Lifestyle and On: Yorkshire Magazine, and a host of food, travel and lifestyle websites such as Great British Life, JustLuxe, Upscale Living Magazine, Square Meal, Frommers, Ultra.Travel, OMOTG and Travel+Leisure. Previously Co-editor of the AA Restaurant Guide, she focuses on luxury travel, regularly reviewing hotels, restaurants and spas in the UK and worldwide, as well as writing on other aspects of luxury lifestyle, including luxury brands, health and beauty, art and culture, fashion, style and design, and antiques and collectables. She has an interest in food history and kitchenalia, including the history of 19th-century culinary moulds and metalware, and has run a successful antiques business for over 10 years. Her book and magazine publishing experience includes editing literary fiction and childrens fiction and non-fiction for Jonathan Cape Books at Random House and Dorling Kindersley, and editing and contributing to b2b magazines and journals as Regional and Managing Editor for the United Nations affiliated Asia-Pacific Telecommunity in Singapore. In her spare time she enjoys improving her Italian and Spanish, and is studying for a BSc in Psychology.
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10.14.2013

Be The First to Try Dr. Alkaitis' Spa Products at The Renowned Coworth Park in Berkshire
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There are some names that inspire hushed tones and looks of reverence. Coworth Park in Berkshire, which reopened in 2010, after untold millions in renovations and three years in the making, is one such name. Previously, the 18th century cou...
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10.24.2013

Truffle Hunting in Provence: A Gourmand Weekend at Hôtel Crillon le Brave
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I am installed in understated and effortlessly chic Provençal style at the 16th century Relais & Château Hôtel Crillon le Brave, a sleepy cluster of seven elegantly rustic stone buildings in a tiny Roman hilltop hamlet ove...
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07.19.2012

Sheepskin's Knightsfield House in the Heart of Wales' Brecon Beacons
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Meaning 'field of the horse rider' in the original Welsh Caemarchog, Knightsfield has been in owner Steve Greenow's family for over 170 years and dates back further still to the late eighteenth century. Curling up on the distressed leather sofa besid...
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06.02.2011

The Four Seasons London at Park Lane Spa: Waking up to Hyde Park
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Pulling up outside the newly refurbished five-star Four Seasons London at Park Lane, my cab driver informs me it's good to be back. I'm his first fare since it closed for refurbishment just over two years ago he tells me, and it would seem he's as ex...
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02.16.2011

Lime Wood Hotel & Herb House Spa: Nurture in Nature Just Outside London
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When they tell you it's in the woods-the magnificent setting of the 37,000-acre New Forest National Park to be exact-they mean it. As you leave the small town of Lyndhurst and make your way down the track, you soon find yourself negotiating cattl...
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07.05.2013

Let Them Eat Cake: Afternoon Tea at The Vintage Cake House Farnham, a Quintessentially English Town
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You would think that a genteel market town like Farnham, a stone's throw from Jane Austen Country, would be awash with olde tea shoppes, but until the opening of 20-year-old Natalie Steward's Vintage Cake House on Downing Street last year, the truth ...
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06.14.2013

The Perfect Apple iPhone Case by Piel Frama
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I am often asked where I bought my iPhone case. Mainly because of the colour, before people realise it's actually a phone case rather than a wallet.  Based in Spain, Piel Frama have been making leather goods since 1945 ...
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01.09.2012

Heirloom Christmas Ornaments: Wedgwood and Waterford in the Sales
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Heirloom Christmas Ornaments: Wedgwood and Waterford in the Sales I know post-Christmas Christmas decoration purchases are a touch naff, but I couldn't resist these ever so kitch Wedgwood and Waterford Crystal ornaments in the sale. Every...
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01.07.2012

Mulberry Factory Shop, Somerset, UK & Mulberry's Smallest Bag, the Shrunken Bayswater
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The Mulberry Factory Shop, Somerset, UK & Mulberry's Smallest Bag, the Shrunken Bayswater Mulberry's smallest bag? Measuring just 11 x 11cm, whether this warrants the title is debatable, it's really more of a bag charm or c...
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01.05.2012

The Perfect Chandelier Earrings: Isharya at Net-a-Porter. And they're in the sale!
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The Perfect Chandelier Earrings: Sultana Bali Earrings by Isharya at Net-a-Porter I've been on the quest for the perfect chandelier earrings for what seems like ages. In fact it's only been a few months, but my coveting reached fever-...
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