Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 04

LONDON CHRISTMAS – London’s first ever ice bar!

Coors Light, the world’s most refreshing beer, has announced the arrival of the Coors Light Ice Bar to Windrush Square in Brixton from 13-18th December 2014. Creating the optimum environment to enjoy an ice cold Coors Light beer, Rudimental will mark the launch of the Ice Bar with a private gig for lucky winners of the brand’s recent on-pack competition. […]

December 03

ESCAPE LONDON – Stunning setting at luxurious Lainston House Hotel, Winchester

This stunning, 17th Century hotel is ‘luxury country getaway’ at its best. The sprawling lawns leading up to the picture perfect building, which is so elegantly framed by a valet circle and gates, will surely impress upon arrival and the grandeur of the grounds and impressive suites will continue to please throughout your stay.

December 02

ESCAPE LONDON – Friendly service and lovely rooms at Scotland’s rural Horseshoe restaurant with rooms

The Horseshoe is set in the pretty village of Eddleston, about a 45 minute drive from the stunning city of Edinburgh. Their wonderful hospitality begins from the moment you arrive into the city, as the manager was kind enough to pick us up from the station. Driving through the stunning countryside to the Horseshoe, you […]

December 02

LONDON EATERIES – Oomoo Food, Oomoo Wine- Grapes and Gastronomy from the Antipodes

Its cold outside, the tree is up and it feels like Christmas…  Or does it? Perhaps for those born in the Northern Hemisphere it does but to me after a good 15 years it still feels a bit odd, mulled wine, roast dinners and the small chance it might snow.. To me christmas is 40 […]

December 02

LONDON CHRISTMAS – East Village London celebrate Christmas with Frozen trees

– Date: 30th November onwards – Time: All day – Location: Victory Park, Celebration Avenue, E20 – Attractions include: ‘Frozen Trees’ installation, Nathan Coley’s ‘A Place Beyond Belief’ light installation and TFL’s Year of the Bus sculptures – Price: Free admission East Village, the former Athletes’ Village from London 2012 has proved that its cultural assets […]

December 02

ESCAPE LONDON – Feel like a princess at Melville Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland

I am half Scottish, so it is almost a sin that it has taken me so many years to visit Scotland for the first time. My Scottish father grew up in a castle and I have always wanted to stay in one, so to visit beautiful Scotland and stay in a stunning castle crossed off […]

December 01

ESCAPE LONDON – Superb service and a fun atmosphere at the Ducks in Aberlady, Scotland

Right from the moment we arrived after the short 18 minute train journey from Edinburgh to Longniddry, we were made to feel welcome. The friendly owner Malcolm was kind enough to pick us up from the station and take us on the short ride to the hotel. This smiley hotelier was very knowledgeable about the […]