Category Archives: Escape London

July 15

ESCAPE LONDON – Enjoy this secret hideaway in the middle of the New Forest

There is nothing like strolling around the British countryside and taking in some fresh air, add a forest to the walk and you are in for a magical time. Watching my little one walk through a forest for the first time certainly brought big smiles to both our faces, although an abundance of wonderful green […]

July 15

ESCAPE LONDON – Step back into Shakespeare’s history at the Mercure Hotel in Stratford Upon Avon

Stratford Upon Avon is a picture perfect town which is rich in history and looks like is has hardly changed in years.  This quaint town is full of bars, shops and restaurants making it perfect to visit for a weekend and only a two-hour drive from London via pretty countryside fields. The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel […]

June 26

ESCAPE LONDON- A world cup British afternoon tea

To celebrate the World Cup and cheer on England, SIX Brasserie (www.sixcambridge.co.uk), The Varsity Hotel & Spa’s (www.thevarsityhotel.co.uk) panoramic Bar and Brasserie, has launched a limited edition World Cup inspired afternoon tea. The limited edition white lamington cheesecake with passionfruit and crumble base, featuring a football balloon on the top, will be available as part of SIX’s traditional afternoon tea offering, […]

June 08

ESCAPE LONDON – Reading’s hidden waterside gem, the Bel and Dragon

The Bel and Dragon sounds like a pub, but it is a stunning bar and restaurant with an adjacent floating private restaurant that is perfect for weddings, and a beautiful cobbled outside dining area. The building used to be a biscuit factory, which left it with very high ceilings and plenty of glamour. This lovely […]

April 26

LIFESTYLE – Protect yourself from Malaria

How to Protect Yourself Naturally from Zika and Malaria when Holidaying Abroad A staggering 74% of people don’t bring insect repellent with them when they travel abroad, according to the Bug life website [1]. If you’re holidaying or travelling to warmer climes this summer, the best way to protect yourself is to use an insect […]

April 06

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT EUROPE – Be the first one on the slopes

As anyone who regularly goes skiing will tell you, there is so much more to the winter holiday than the sport itself. From the fresh mountain air and stunning views to the Apres ski, live music and alpine restaurants, you can have a perfectly fulfilling break without even setting ski or snowboard on the slopes. […]

January 31

ESCAPE LONDON – Escape to Ubud in Bali

Upon arrival in SenS we were immediately greeted with smiling faces, offers to take our bags and herbal tea. After a bumpy ride in the taxi, this hotel seemed like a burst of luxury amid the bustling urban centre of Ubud. Our cosy room was equipped with everything we could possibly need during our stay, […]