University Arms Cambridge Revisited

In my opinion, there is no bad season to visit Cambridge. In the Winter, you may be treated to walks across Parker’s Piece, dusted in snow flurries. In Spring, the flowers blossom and the air smells of freshly cut grass from the greens. For summer, punting on the river and watching the local children jump off bridges into the River…
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The most romantic date night in the UK…

Just when I thought nothing could top having breakfast in a hot air balloon over the desert in Morocco, I find out that the most romantic night of my life was in my backyard all along… In Cambridge…while punting… with pizza and champagne! Earlier this week we made the quick drive to Cambridge to check out what’s new at The…
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Visiting my first National Trust property during Covid: Mottisfont

We are now proud card carrying members of the National Trust here in the UK. Only took me nearly two decades to get there. Truly, this is the best deal in the land. It cost me £120 for the two of us and this gives us unlimited access to over 500 locations around the UK, ranging from stately homes to…
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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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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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