Every seasons’ fare at The May Fair
Nov24

Every seasons’ fare at The May Fair

Playground of High Society since 1927; graced by King George V and Queen Mary; showcase for London Fashion Week and the British Film Institute; masterpiece of contemporary style and opulence – The May Fair Hotel has evolved to lead expectations; like a charismatic chameleon throughout each era of its existence. Its initially slightly dour and conservative facade, despite the decorative trappings of Christmas, is...

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Pick the Peech to enjoy the fruits of Jo’burg
Oct20

Pick the Peech to enjoy the fruits of Jo’burg

This boutique haven in the leafy centre of Johannesburg belies the city’s bad-boy reputation and is the perfect base to explore Jo’burg’s history. For us, Johannesburg historically, has meant little more than a cosy airport lounge as we transit between more attractive destinations. Its bad-boy image for crime and unrest has held little appeal. More recently great things are happening In Johannesburg in...

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Dining in Dinan with Durand
Oct06

Dining in Dinan with Durand

The excuse – strictly research of course; the justification – a birthday lunch; the result – simply, superbly replete ‘My we bring our dog inside?’ says our niece, on the threshold of l’Atelier Gourmand. ‘Non!’ ‘I believe we’ve a table booked for ten people?’ Non!’ Fabrice Durand’s stern and guileless face creases into a wide smile accompanied...

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Best in show – 6 luxury products
Aug04

Best in show – 6 luxury products

Six quality products that we think you’d really like to know about from our day at the New Forest Show. The New Forest Show, in the heart of the New Forest, Hampshire, has become the premiere showcase for all things agricultural, sporting and family fun over a three day period in late July. Unlike many county shows it retains its agricultural heritage with cattle, poultry, horses and other livestock forming a significant...

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Just the Tonic for a cure! Help beat Malaria
May05

Just the Tonic for a cure! Help beat Malaria

Two things close to our hearts – G&T and Malaria! When two things close to our heart come together then we think its got to be really worthwhile! We’ve long been devotees of Gin & Tonic, especially with our favourite Fever-Tree Tonic water – and have also always been concerned by the seemingly inexorable spread of malaria. We’re delighted therefore to contribute with this post on The Luxury Couple...

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Three sides of the ‘Golden Triangle’, India – Part 2
Mar31

Three sides of the ‘Golden Triangle’, India – Part 2

Three sides of India’s ‘Golden Triangle’ – Dining To complement our posts about hotels and locations, this second of the series deals with India’s wonderful food on the ‘Golden Triangle’ route. Dining has always been one of our great loves, which is probably why we’re on perpetual diets to stand a chance of living long enough to see the rest of the world! It’s very...

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