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Groundhog, Dog and Cat Day | Manoir de la Blonnerie

Groundhog, Dog and Cat Day | Manoir de la Blonnerie

by Deborah Charles

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

Cream tea, art, sex and scandal | Review: Hotel Endsleigh, Devon

Cream tea, art, sex and scandal | Review: Hotel Endsleigh, Devon

by Derek Guthrie

"Up there,” someone gestured, "is where they, er, sat"

Why we love The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on Central Park

Why we love The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on Central Park

by Civilian New York City

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

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles, Paris

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles, Paris

by Ravinder Bhogal

"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 grape escape | Review: The Vineyard, Berkshire

The grape escape | Review: The Vineyard, Berkshire

by Giselle Whiteaker

The Vineyard Hotel in Berkshire is made for wine-lovers. Giselle Whiteaker eats, sleeps, drinks and soaks in a grape-scented sanctuary

Sigh Bourg | The loveliest little hotel in the whole of Paris

Sigh Bourg | The loveliest little hotel in the whole of Paris

by Simon Gage

"It’s not huge like the George V, or “humorously” funky in that way that proves Parisians have no sense of humour"

The ultimate hotel for the Port lover | Review: The Yeatman, Porto

The ultimate hotel for the Port lover | Review: The Yeatman, Porto

by Sudi Pigott

Port, Porto and a Port-themed hotel - Sudi Pigott checks-in to The Yeatman. And drinks some Port

The most entertaining review of the Andaz Liverpool Street you’ll ever read

The most entertaining review of the Andaz Liverpool Street you’ll ever read

by Stephen Unwin

“Turn the car around Paul, we’re not staying here.”

Fancy dressing | Review: Lucknam Park, Bath

Fancy dressing | Review: Lucknam Park, Bath

by Liz Collier

"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"

Blue sky thinking | Review: The Residence Mauritius

Blue sky thinking | Review: The Residence Mauritius

by Monisha Rajesh

"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"