2013 Roundup: Where I slept in Homes & Hotels around the world

This year has been a big year for travel. From 36 hour adventures in New York City to long haul trips to Antigua, it felt like I was very rarely in the same country for more than a week at a time. Whether working with fashion brands or hotel chains, there was a lot to see. Here’s our top ten…
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Blissful retreat: Escaping London to Water Meadow Cottage

Last weekend I discovered my little slice of heaven just an hour outside of London. I was invited to stay the weekend at a newly opened cottage. Only this cottage is anything but new. Dating back two hundred years, Water Meadow Cottage sits on Blenheim Palace Estate in the Cotswolds, just 9 miles from Oxford and 63 miles from London.…
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FFG Travel Guide: Mystique in Santorini

There is a scent in the air in Greece sweeter than anything I’ve ever experienced. It’s as if the residents gathered together one afternoon and said, “let’s give tourists a scent to remember.” The reality is of course that this is the natural scent of the Greek Islands. This is the smell of paradise. I’d heard people speak about it…
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FFG Travel: A weekend at the Ritz Carlton Vienna

I had to be practically dragged out of the Ritz Carlton Vienna kicking and screaming this weekend. From the moment I walked in I felt at home. Only I should mention up front that my home is nothing like this palatial heaven. This is the home I’ve spent my spare time dreaming about, from entrance to exit. For me, a…
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A Monday Must: Prospect’s posh bucket of chicken in Brooklyn

For those of you that have a fried chicken addiction, allow me to introduce you to a new concept that launched at Prospect in Brooklyn while I was in New York. My favourite Brooklyn eatery has taken a bucket of chicken and made it a posh affair. No longer must you suffer the indignity of feasting on greasy chicken in…
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