Deborah Charles is on the road in France with her boyfriend, his recent heart operation and a wonky car. What could go wrong? The temperature is rising at Manoir de la Blonnerie
"Up there,” someone gestured, "is where they, er, sat"
High summer in Central Park is a moveable feast – the season can swelter on and on. The Club Lounge at the Ritz Carlton on Central Park South is the plushest viewing platform to enjoy it from
"No matter what is happening with Europe’s economics, it’s clear to see that the patrons here are still eating cake – and why wouldn’t they when the resident pâtissier is Pierre Hermé?"
The Vineyard Hotel in Berkshire is made for wine-lovers. Giselle Whiteaker eats, sleeps, drinks and soaks in a grape-scented sanctuary
"It’s not huge like the George V, or “humorously” funky in that way that proves Parisians have no sense of humour"
Port, Porto and a Port-themed hotel - Sudi Pigott checks-in to The Yeatman. And drinks some Port
“Turn the car around Paul, we’re not staying here.”
"Her previous misadventures have included overly vigorous boob massages, being forced to lie corpse-like on a concrete slap wrapped in cling film, weird intrusive intestinal manipulation and to top it all off, ear stapling acupuncture"
"The sea thrashed and trees braced themselves against the wind, their backs bent by gusts that rocked the car. My sun hat sat dormant on my lap"