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Big White Wonderland

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The words “winter wonderland” have become cliché, but this is what Big White Ski resort is – a Canadian winter wonderland. If you want the Canadian winter experience without the punishingly freezing temperatures, this is the place to come.

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The Key To New York City: Triumph Hotels

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New York City has long been witness to the pitter-patter of movie premieres, GQ parties, Vogue photoshoots, movie sets, etc and the city has almost grown to accommodate every need of the entertainment industry. And some hotels more than others are more attuned to the needs of this industry that aims to entertain. The Triumph Hotel Group of New York are one such group, a collection of small boutique hotels, that prioritize on comfort and luxury while also providing privacy.

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Grande Designs

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La capitale de la création kicks off the cool creative season with Paris Design Week. Our travel correspondent crosses the Chunnel in search of the latest design stars.

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K West Hotel & Spa | Luxury SOL Manicure

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Ironically, finding time for a manicure can be stressful. More often that not, self-conjured guilt prevails along with the belief that I couldn’t possibly dare to be so self indulgent. Ultimately, I’m left with Eliza Doolittle nails (before she becomes a ‘lady’) and a feeling that I’ve been robbed of some well-deserved R&R. Either way, I can’t win. However, (and this is one of those good types of conjunctive) when I was invited to try out the K West Hotel and Spa’s latest manicure offering, the SOL Luxury Manicure, I felt simply obliged to go along. For work purposes, obviously.

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Fine dining in London | HUNter 486 Brasserie

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HUNter 486 is the ultra sleek brasserie residing within The Arch Hotel, a stone’s throw from Hyde Park and Oxford Street. Furnished with a mix of contemporary cushioned booths and industrial fixtures, HUNter 486 is every inch the modern, London brasserie.

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Inn at a Laurel Point: Sustainable Way to Enjoy Victoria

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From my balcony at the Inn at Laurel Point, the blue water of the harbour is tranquil and quiet. Below I can see the hotel’s Japanese garden, boats moored in the harbour and the newer glass and steel structures that now line the water’s edge. Breaking the tranquillity is the sound of an air craft engine – a float plane is coming into land on the harbours calm water. I love watching them fly in.

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Constance Le Prince Maurice Mauritius

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Needless to say, the Indian Ocean is filled with many breathtaking holiday locales but when it comes to pure luxury and relaxation, Mauritius is pretty tough to beat. You know that you’re going to be in for a luxurious getaway on this wonderfully picturesque paridise regardless of where you stay but if you’re really wanting to push the boat out in terms of your hotel, it’s hard to look past the somewhat exceptional Constance Le Prince Maurice.

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The Palm London | A Family Affair

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The Palm in Belgravia. If you live in the area you’re most likely a patron. If you love a good steak, you, too, are most likely a patron. In fact, if you’ve ever searched for an informal but delicious place to celebrate, meet professionally, socialise, drink cocktails or nibble on small bites before a night out, then you also may know of The Palm. And if not, allow me to introduce the restaurant you’ll choose next time you go decide to eat out.

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Air Europa Now Flies London Gatwick to Montevideo, Uruguay

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Montevideo and the rest of Uruguay are now much closer to London thanks to a new route recently opened by Air Europa in June. The award-winning Latin America specialist airline launched its first flights from London Gatwick to Aeropuerto de Carrasco in Montevideo on the 3rd of June, granting UK travellers access to the Uruguayan capital (and one of South America’s fastest growing tourist destinations) as well as access to luxury resorts of Punta del Este and Jose Ignacio.

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A 5-star view at Marriott London County Hall

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Situated across the river from Westminster where onlookers would more likely remember it as the resplendent backdrop to London Eye; when it comes to 5-star views the Marriott London County Hall certainly deserves all five of them, but is there more to star ratings than views and historic prestige?

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The Global Party | Celebrities, champagne and charity!

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On June 27th, 28th, and 29th 2013, over 360,000 of the world’s richest, glitziest and most influential individuals will unite and come together to party, socialise and have an unashamedly fabulous night… But don’t worry, it’s all in the name of charity!

The unique concept, which encourages the world’s societal elite to party their cares away in some of the worlds most luxurious venues does sound rather like any other star-studded event on the surface. However, guests may only attend on the pretense of a donation to charity and the venues generously offer their services and hosting skills for free. Ultimately, all funds raised go direct to a selection of worldwide charities, eliminating all costs to the organisers.

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The Bristol Hotel

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Right on the harbour and just a block over from picturesque Queen Square, The Bristol is an ideally situated hotel whatever might bring you to the vibrant and compact city of Bristol. I certainly didn’t have any problems getting around the city centre on foot while keeping this comfortable hotel as my base during a recent visit.

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The Nth Degree Club Book Launch | The Mandarin Oriental Hotel

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24k gold danced in our champagne flutes as delectable nibbles circulated and glasses clinked in the sun-lit Lugia room at the Mandarin Oriental last Monday. Why so exquisite, one may ask? An eclectic mix of people including fashionistas, financiers, journalists, press and friends had come together to celebrate the launch of The Nth Degree Club Book, the debut coffee table edition from London’s foremost private dining society, The Nth Degree Club.

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Club Columbia arrives at Park Lane | Harry Sasson at The InterContinental

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When your taste buds are in need of inspiration and a flavoursome awakening, it can be hard to find the right location and cuisine type to sate them. However, for a limited time (17th – 25th May) those dining at the InterContinental, Park Lane, can look forward to a taste sensation of South American descent with Club Columbia taking up temporary residence at the Cookbook Cafe…