London hot spot: Restaurant Spring

Tucked away in the new wing of the 19th century iconic London Somerset House, the newly opened restaurant Spring is a treat for the palette and the eye. Australian expat chef cook Skye Gynell’s restaurant is all about seasonal dishes served in an elegant interior. The food is inspired by nature, with the best produce […]

Hotel to Heart: Motel One London Tower-Hill

London is my favourite weekend getaway or short city-trip destination. And although it’s only a 45 minute flight and highly affordable to fly there, the strong sterling pound, and hotel expenses keep me from going there more than once a year. If it wasn’t for that, I would be there at least every three months. […]

London shopping guide: Jonathan Adler

We continue our shopping itinerary in Chelsea today with the Jonathan Adler store on 60 Sloane Avenue. To interior design lovers, and Americans a well-known name. Jonathan Adler is an American interior design legend, potter, and author.  Jonathan Adler launched his first ceramic collection in 1994 at Barneys New York. Five years later he expanded into […]

London Shopping Guide: The Conran Shop

As you all know I travel to London regularly. It’s my favourite big city in Europe. During my latest trip I chose to go shopping in neighbourhood Chelsea in South Kensington. South Kensington is the cultural epicenter of London with its many museums and the Royal Albert Hall. I stayed in the fabulous Ampersand Hotel which […]

Sharing Food with Friends at Asia de Cuba in London

One of London’s most popular restaurants is Asia de Cuba.  So I’m very thrilled to give you my personal review of this hot spot. The restaurant is located in the fabulous five star hotel St Martin’s Lane. I wrote a blog post about the hotel a few weeks ago. After exploring the hotel, my friends […]

Hotel to Heart: Andaz Liverpool street in London

During my latest trip to London I stayed in the fabulous Andaz Liverpool street hotel. It was the first hotel I stayed in that gears to the special needs of women travelers with a focus on high service standards. The Andaz acknowledges that the average business traveler is no longer a male in his forties, and […]

Copper Crush at Tom Dixon

During my last trip to London I visited the Tom Dixon shop in Nottinghill. Although it is a bit out of the way, it is well worth a visit. Tom Dixon is located in an eclectic and very cool space in the wharf building at Portobello Dock. The space itself is a sight in itself with bare brick […]