24 Hours Discovering Stratford Upon Avon with Hotel Indigo

So here I have to put heart on hand and apologise once again. I’ve called myself a resident of the UK for nearly two decades and have seen so little of this country. And it’s moments like this, when I’m invited to discover charming towns around London, that I feel like I have truly let us all down. There is…
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London Food Review: Daffodil Mulligan

Last month I headed to Old Street to take in the tastes of a new Richard Corrigan establishment, Daffodil Mulligan. For those not familiar with the legend that is Mr. Corrigan, let me give you the appetiser sized bio. The Irish chef is a bit of a London legend, the man behind famous local establishments such as Corrigan’s Mayfair, Bentley’s…
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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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