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The Slate Phuket, Thailand

Like a grain of sand’s transformation into a thing of beauty at the bottom of the ocean, the Na-Ranong family-owned recently refurbished and renamed hotel The Slate (formally Indigo Pearl) has evolved from a slightly ugly duckling into a swan. The design-led hotel tastefully recalls the area’s tin-mining...  Read More »

The Leela Palace New Delhi, India

Don’t panic if you let out a little gasp as you enter this imposing hotel. Designed to replicate Edwin Lutyens’ colonial India, it is opulence on the grandest scale. Think huge chandeliers, lavish furniture, precious metals adorning every table and an astonishing 14,000 fresh flowers delivered every...  Read More »

The Lygon Arms Worcestershire

There are few things better than a restorative countryside escape, and few better places to get ensconced than this historic hotel in the Cotswolds. Fresh off the back of a revamp, the 16th-century inn is every bit a British affair – previous guests include King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell and Evelyn Waugh...  Read More »

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

That Hong Kong has a style of its own is indisputable; a city that has its own chic-style that demands reverence for not only the magnificent architecture of the myriad of soaring steel and glass edifices that give Hong Kong its recognisable skyline but the unbridled passion and dedication that permeates...  Read More »

Brunch at the Palace Abu Dhabi

There are a few things you simply must do in Abu Dhabi, and Brunch at the Palace is one of them. Brunch begins with a vast selection of appetisers. Once your taste-buds has been piqued, visit the vast array of live cooking stations, the BBQ grill, pasta counter, traditional tandoori and shawarma stations...  Read More »


DIFC’s newest brunch takes you on a culinary voyage of discovery with 7Elephants Friday Brunch. Enjoy the signature plates from the 7 traders: Indian, Balinese, Arabic, British, Italian, Spanish and Mexican. It’s an east meets west explosion of flavours from different nations covering some of the biggest...  Read More »

SkyKitchen Berlin

On the 13th floor of the stylish Vienna House Andel’s Berlin hotel, towering high above the rooftops of the German capital, the city’s youngest Michelin-starred chef Alexander Koppe creates ultramodern interpretations of classic European dishes. A master of his craft, his ethos is to spice up quality...  Read More »

The ultimate family brunch Dubai

Your weekend in Dubai isn’t complete without the perfect brunch getaway. The ‘Ultimate Family Friday Brunch’ at Fairmont the Palm’s Flow Kitchen is the ideal place for a relaxing family meal. Chill out while the kids enjoy a special package that includes a brunch with a selection of healthy treats...  Read More »

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi

Celebrate the festive season at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi with a big helping of seasonal cheer. Custom packages, culinary delights, and unrivalled service are on offer at one of Abu Dhabi’s most captivating luxury address. Treat your kids to the Gingerbread House Afternoon Tea, where...  Read More »

Festive Seasons Bahrain Bay Manama

Once more the holiday season is upon us and the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay is offering an enticing collection of culinary festive fare; enjoy Bahrain’s warm hospitality and rich heritage at this award-winning hotel. Four Seasons Bahrain Bay is offering a complimentary fifth night if you stay for four consecutive...  Read More »