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Share a Piece of London This Christmas Season With Chisel & Mouse Gifts

Dec 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Give a unique gift with a difference this Christmas, with a handcrafted model by Chisel & Mouse. It’s the ultimate way to collect landmarks from around London, with these intricate, iconic buildings. This miniature pieces of architectural heaven include Art Deco masterpieces like the Hoover... Read More

Penthouse Suites at Corinthia Hotel London Receive Design Award

Dec 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The breathtaking penthouse suites at the Corinthia Hotel in London have been recognized among the very best in the world at the prestigious European Hotel Design Awards. Four of the six suites were considered and the ‘The Whitehall Penthouse’ emerged as the winner, according to the judges “the best use of quality finishes, with a design that reflected an old English charm with a contemporary interpretation.” They were particularly impressed by the suite’s “dynamic double height space, delicate balcony detail and breath-taking terrace.” Each suite is designed as a residential space and features bespoke furnishings.... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Competes With British Airways, Introduces New Domestic Routes

Dec 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Virgin Atlantic managed to strong-arm British Airways into ceding nine pairs of Heathrow slots, allowing the brand to offer new Scottish routes which are cheaper and will also create a total of 150 new jobs. The 24 domestic flights will be added to the already existing... Read More

The New Craftsman | Luxury Pop-Up Store Previews For Christmas

Dec 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Just in time for the holidays and for those who love uniquely British gifts and goods, The New Craftsmen, which will be located in Mayfair across from the Connaught Hotel, will hold a two week Christmas preview. In the making since 2010, The New Craftsmen features a collection of beautifully made home goods, ranging from hand-stitched... Read More

London-Lover Gift Guide | Christmas 2012

Dec 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

2012 has been a stunning year for London; from the London Olympics, to the Queen's Jubilee - rounded off with the news Kate Middleton is expecting her first baby. It's no wonder there are so many good London-themed presents available this Christmas. Here's our guide to the best.... Read More

Holiday Vacation Package for Families at The Dorchester, London

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The iconic Mayfair property, The Dorchester, London, is getting ready for the holidays with a new Family Time offering for the entire clan, tied with their recently debuted NEW suites designed by the award-winning and acclaimed Alexandra Champalimaud. For a stay Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday night, families can enjoy all of the following:... Read More

London's Iconic Cafe Royal Hotel Now Open

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

London’s Iconic Hotel Café Royal has reopened, ushering in a new era of style and sophistication. Long a meeting place for movers and shakers, the landmark property has been transformed. Featuring 159 rooms and suites (including six historic suites), an array of dining venues, a private members club, high-tech meeting rooms and a Holistic Wellbeing Centre, the Café Royal bears every trait of a 21st century luxury hotel. The sensitive restoration of the rooms by Donald Insall Associates however, seamlessly weaves together original 1865 details with contemporary design and pays homage to the architectural heritage of the building. It is in this meticulous fusion of the traditional and the modern–an inherent characteristic of The Set Hotels–where Café Royal finds its niche.... Read More

Indulge in Champagne & Luxury Services Inside The SkyTeam Lounge

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Bliss isn't often a word used in association with airport lounges. But enjoying a complimentary in the five-star SkyTeam facility at Heathrow Airport in London is just that—bliss. Spread out over two floors, the luxurious lounge is located in Terminal 4, opposite Gate 10, which means it's only... Read More

The 2012 Christmas Gift Guide | Festive Foodie Edition

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Christmas is a time to eat, drink and be merry. So make sure you put a smile on a loved one's face with this guide to Christmas gifts for foodies. From holiday spirits to hampers filled with gourmet biscuits and cheese, this holiday is sure to be filled with everything sweet and savory. Enjoy!... Read More

London's The Berkeley Opens Luxury Rooftop Cinema For The Holidays

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

London’s luxurious The Berkeley hotel, Knightsbridge haunt of celebs like Madonna, Gisele Bundchen and Leo DiCaprio, is transforming the rooftop terrace of the hip Health Club... Read More

Opera Gallery London Features Most Popular Urban Street Artists in New Exhibit

Nov 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Street and urban artists are the newest, coolest phenomenon sweeping London. With themes stretching across the political, historical and often unspeakable, these artists strive to make their mark, in a bid to stretch their message far and wide. For the first time, Opera Gallery London will be showcasing the work of the 33 most important street artists of our time, from November 9-18.... Read More

Corinthia Hotel London Names Look Left Look Right their 2013 Artist in Residence

Nov 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Corinthia Hotel London’s arts program has named theater company Look Left Look Right the winner of the luxury hotel's arts program. Matthew Dixon, General Manager, Corinthia Hotel London says, “We are once again pleased to support British artistic talent for the second Corinthia Artist in Residence program. We are delighted with Look Left Look Right’s proposal and look forward to seeing how it evolves during their stay with us.”... Read More

Chapters All Day Dining Launches Gentleman's Afternoon Tea

Nov 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

London is renowned for its afternoon tea delights—it's a must-do when staying in the capital. However, the mid-afternoon experience is no longer the preserve of women. Chapters All Day Dining, a brasserie-style restaurant... Read More

Experience a Bird's Eye View of London from The Tallest Building in Western Europe

Nov 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

Starting on February 1, 2012, Londoners and tourists alike can experience the city from the best seat in the house. Standing an impressive 1, 016 feet above the ground, the futuristic, architectural wonder was designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano. When it opens early February it will take the crown as the tallest... Read More

Luxury Hotel Pampers Cats While You're on Vacation

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Calling all self-described crazy cat ladies and animal lovers. Longcroft Luxury Cat hotel has its sights set on opening a boutique kitty palace for your feline companions early next year in Scaynes Hill Road, Linfield. If work or vacation calls and you can’t bring your furry... Read More

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