The Alpina Gstaad, Swiss luxury at its finest

If you are in the centre of Gstaad, staring up at the surrounding mountains, you’d be hard pressed to spot The Alpina Gstaad as something “different”. From the outside, it meets all the rather strict requirements for building in this part of the world. It’s timber-clad in traditional Alpine style, resembles something from another time, another era. However, the closer…
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FFG Travels: Ultima Crans Montana, Switzerland

Nestled in the mountains of Switzerland, just a few hours from Geneva, there sits a pair of chalets, discretely tucked in behind a nondescript gate and partially hidden by rather strategically placed woodlands. What you’ll find at the top of the drive is anything but nondescript, however. Two large chalets, designed in traditional alpine style, await your arrival. From the…
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A London breakfast with a view

Every day I get asked what restaurants in London are top of my list for experience. Food, it seems, is important, but location and atmosphere trump all. If you’re on the lookout for a breakfast in London that is more than just your usual pancakes and coffee, here’s a head’s up. Searcy’s at The Gherkin takes breakfast in London to…
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Working out with puppies….this is Pets Yoga in London

Working out is my least favourite thing. I know it’s all cool and everything, these days, to say how much we all enjoy working out, but I’m not here to sell you lies. I do it to keep my body in the best condition it can be in as I age and that’s the long and short of it. I…
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FFG Eats: Circolo Popolare, London

If you and yours find yourself in London this Christmas season and you’re looking for a restaurant experience like nothing you’ve ever seen before, Circolo Popolare needs to be on your radar. The interior here feeds an appetite completely separate to your rumbling tummy. Walking in, out of the hustle and bustle of the London streets, you’ll think you’ve stepped…
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