Category Archives: Travel

November 21

ESCAPE LONDON-VISIT AMERICA : The Fairmont Grand by Name and Grand by Nature, Del Mar, California

Grand by nature and grand by name! With the opulence of an historic European manor, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego, California, was an utmost pleasure to review. From the moment you walk through the front door,  to the time strolling through the beautiful 17th century English Levens Hall-style garden topiary and rose gardens (rather […]

April 01

Escape London – QUINTESSENTIAL DEVON CREAM TEA

It’s almost rude to go to Devon without enjoying a cream tea. The tradition has garnered momentum and quickly become a quintessential treat among locals and tourists visiting the area. There’s something wholly fulfilling and delightful about chowing down on a home-made crusty scone, piled high with thick Devonshire clotted cream and sweet jam, preferably […]

August 25

LIFESTYLE – Brit on the Boulevard

I love to check off major world events and happenings – award shows, festivals, cultural occasions.  Maybe it’s bragging rights, the accomplishment, the satisfaction of “been there done that” or equally just to see what all the fuss is about.  This Spring, the fuss was about blossom. Companies shut down, thousands go on holidays, hotel […]

November 14

ESCAPE LONDON – A railcard made for two, for great days out and cost effective fun!

Two Together Railcard Poster FINAL Avoid de-icing, overplayed Christmas songs on the radio and snowy traffic jams with the new Two Together Railcard to bring the joy back into travelling this Christmas. Christmas is a truly exciting time of the year, with friends and family to visit and presents aplenty, but travelling by car can […]