Domes of Elounda: The Haute Living Holiday (With Kids)

Domes of Elounda: The Haute Living Holiday (With Kids)

When Mr AMR and I first had Angelica, we vowed never to take a holiday abroad for at least five years. Just getting to …
The Scarlet Hotel: 2 Days Off Grid

The Scarlet Hotel: 2 Days Off Grid

Ah, two days Off Grid. And I know that I’m grossly misusing the term “off grid” here, but it sounds exciting and dramatic …
The Colony Grill Room: Laid-Back Luxury Lunching

The Colony Grill Room: Laid-Back Luxury Lunching

I think – and I say this tentatively because there are so many beautiful hotels and brilliant restaurants in London – but I think that The …
Lime Wood Hotel: Spiders in Belstaff and Mice in McCartney

Lime Wood Hotel: Spiders in Belstaff and Mice in McCartney

Never before had I been in such dire need of a break. Avid readers will have heard me bang on about my desperation to …
Where I’d Go On Holiday, Right Now.

Where I’d Go On Holiday, Right Now.

If I didn’t have a house renovation happening (aka “the money pit”) and a baby about to emerge, then I would one hundred …
The Swan, The Weavers and The Waterbed.

The Swan, The Weavers and The Waterbed.

The wisdom behind hoisting a heavily pregnant woman up onto a narrow, high table that’s been fitted with a slippery water-filled mattress seemed …
Hotel Review: The Pig Near Bath

Hotel Review: The Pig Near Bath

I had the great pleasure of staying at the Pig Hotel near Bath, last weekend. It was a bit of an impromptu booking; I …
My Greek Holiday: The Kinsterna Hotel

My Greek Holiday: The Kinsterna Hotel

I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in the Peloponnese, a region of Greece that had previously escaped my attentions, despite having taken …
Castello di Casole: a Luxury Tuscan Disneyland.

Castello di Casole: a Luxury Tuscan Disneyland.

Ciao! I went on a little trip to Tuscany last month and it was wonderful. I hadn’t been to Tuscany for almost twenty …
Mum and Daughter Trip, Part 1: The Hotel

Mum and Daughter Trip, Part 1: The Hotel

And so begins a whole slew of travel posts, because I have been here there and everywhere, recently, and I have lots to report. …
Hotel Costes and the Capable Masseuse

Hotel Costes and the Capable Masseuse

My latest travel and spa review, entitled Hotel Costes and the Capable Masseuse. Or, as the iPhone notes app autocorrected it: Hotel Coates and …
Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. (The Earth, The Universe.)

Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. (The Earth, The Universe.)

Before Christmas I popped over to Dubai to do some filming for Daily Mix TV. I stayed at the Atlantis hotel which is right …
Charmed in Paris: Hotel La Belle Juliette

Charmed in Paris: Hotel La Belle Juliette

I stayed at a very charming little hotel when I was in Paris recently; La Belle Juliette. It’s in the Saint Germain area, …
Hotel Amour: It’s a Grower.

Hotel Amour: It’s a Grower.

I’m going to start this review with an intentional pun that will only make sense later on: this hotel is a grower. As …