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My hOtel: Mandarin Oriental San Francisco @mo_sanfrancisco

I loved the Mandarin Oriental in San Francisco and definitely got what I would call a room with a view.

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Best of Summer 2014 in 14 photos

Sep 09, 14 Best of Summer 2014 in 14 photos

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It was difficult, but I had to do it! Here are some of my favourite moments of Summer 2014.

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My Flight: British Airways BA1 business class service from London City to JFK

Sep 03, 14 My Flight: British Airways BA1 business class service from London City to JFK

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You and 40 other passengers on a transatlantic flight. All business class, and with pre clearance of US immigration before you land at JFK. This is what I call a very civilised flight.

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Introducing #LuxTravelChat, the first Twitter chat dedicated to luxury travel @luxtravelchat

Sep 01, 14 Introducing #LuxTravelChat, the first Twitter chat dedicated to luxury travel @luxtravelchat

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#LuxTravelChat is the first and only UK and USA-based luxury travel-themed Twitter chat, held Thursdays at 9.30am LA (PST), 12.30pm NYC (EST), 5.30pm London (GMT) and 6.30pm Paris (CET) for 30 minutes.

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Discover more with American Express and TripAdvisor

Aug 25, 14 Discover more with American Express and TripAdvisor

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American Express and TripAdvisor together? Yes indeed. And find out how to get the easiest £5 statement credits (which will get you, hum, a glass of wine or half a cocktail).

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Rediscovering Lisbon, Portugal

Aug 18, 14 Rediscovering Lisbon, Portugal

Posted by in All Posts, Europe, Portugal

It has been many years since I enjoyed Lisbon as a tourist - and it was wonderful to see it like visitors do. I had an exceptional experience thanks to Exclusive by TLC, who organised the perfect 2 days for yours truly and Mr. O.

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My hOtel: Cheval Harrington Court, London @cheval_london

Located in South Kensington, minutes from the tube station, Cheval Harrington Court was one of my best discoveries in London. Lovely brand new serviced apartments (which come with a bottle of champagne, of course!).

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‘The Dinner’ onboard the Belmond British Pullman @britishpullman

There is something about certain train journeys - the old-school glamour, fine dining and fabulous outfits. And copious amounts of champagne - I have to confess, that it had my name written all over it. I loved my journey on board the Belmond British Pullman.

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What is your favourite colour? Mine is clearly blue!

Jul 23, 14 What is your favourite colour? Mine is clearly blue!

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What is your favourite colour? Not hard to find out mine!

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My hOtel: Salcombe Harbour Hotel, Devon, UK

A very well designed hotel, in one of Devon's quintessentially English seaside towns: Salcombe. With gin in each room as a staple, and incredible views, this is what I call a perfect weekend getaway hotel.

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Making the perfect Spanish omelette (tortilla de patatas) with @lutzbosing

Who knew it would be so simple to prepare one of the Spanish classic tapas dishes: the tortilla de patatas (or Spanish omelette). I asked Chef Lutz Bosing from Finca Cortesin to show me how it is done. Simples!

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Discovering Puglia, the heel of Italy

Jul 07, 14 Discovering Puglia, the heel of Italy

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I am a great believer that one cannot have too much Italy in one's life. This time, I headed to the very south of Italy, to the heel of the boot and discovered a wonderful place: Puglia.

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My hOtel: The Marylebone Hotel, London @HotelMarylebone

A little London gem, located in my favourite part of London: Marylebone. With rooms starting at just over £200, great value for money and do not get me started on the sexy Irish accents, a Doyle Collection staple.

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The Luxury Travel Blog Network – June 2014 Edition

The ultimate luxury safari in South Africa, reviewing Aria in Las Vegas and how to prepare your children to go on an international mission. Hello, summer!

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