London: Far from the madding Oxford Street crowds: John Lewis Roof Garden

You could discover something new in London every single day. Yesterday I discovered that there is a roof garden on the top floor of John Lewis on Oxford Street.  It’s so peaceful up there far from the madding Oxford Street crowds. The garden has been designed by Tony Woods, RHS Young Garden Designer of the […]

Travel Tip: Olive & June nail salon, Beverly Hills 90210 – the best nail place ever

Whenever I travel I always head to the nearest drugstore on an expedition to discover what exciting new beauty bounty I can score. Secondly whenever I have time I like getting my nails done somewhere locals go. And so on a recent trip to Los Angeles, several recommendations lead me to discovering the best nail […]

Sunday Lunch, The Garden Restaurant at Orsett Hall

I recently shared my spa experience at Kukana Spa at Orsett Hall, a luxury hotel in Thurrock, Essex. The second part of my treat was Sunday lunch in the  Garden Restaurant, at Orsett Hall. The Garden restaurant offers far more than standard hotel fare and operates as a stand alone setting. The chef, Robert Pearce, was crowned […]