Category Travel

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

I’ve said it once, I’ll say it until I’m blue in the face, there is no other hotel in the world like the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok. After a three year hiatus, I returned to my favourite hotel on it’s 140th birthday. As soon as I got there, I was reminded why I (and so many others) return year after year to get their fix. Before arriving in Bangkok, I

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QMS Facial at the Mandarin Oriental Spa Bangkok

QMS has been a familiar name to me for a while. Not only have I heard rave reviews of the facials and medical-grade products but it was once located next to my favourite French baker Polaine off of Sloane Square (now find QMS at Grace, Belgravia). Imagine my luck when I arrived at the Oriental Spa in Bangkok to be met with a table full of QMS goodies, especially after deciding

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Travel Essentials

After a long hiatus from travelling (a baby tends to do that), I’m finally back in South East Asia preparing for a week of pampering, eating farfetched fruits and enjoying blissful, uninterrupted sleep. Before my barrage of travel posts hits my blog, I thought I’d address my necessities (other than 15 bikinis, uncomfortably high heels which will no doubt NEVER be worn and a different gym outfit for every single

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Review: Borgo Egnazia

After the birth of my daughter four months ago, travel has become an entirely different animal. Gone are the days of last minute travel with a carry on (for now). My packing routine has taken a dramatic turn; bottle sterilisers, stacks of muslin blankets and burp cloths have replaced Agent Provocateur bikinis, impractical wedges and fluttery false eyelashes. Puglia is having somewhat of a moment, it’s not as manicured as

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