Europe and Middle East

Exploring Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor

Kotor and its surrounds make an ideal short break. If you have time add on a visit to Durmitor National Park, with bears, wolves, limestone peaks, glacial lakes and the 1,300m-deep Tara River Canyon.

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Nelson’s Gin Distillery and School

Want to invent your own gin? That is exactly the service that Nelson’s Distillery and Gin School are kindly offering.

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The Swan at Lavenham

The Swan has been a focal point of Lavenham’s landscape for hundreds of years. And the years have left a lasting legacy on this remarkable Suffolk village.

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Mr Todiwala’s Kitchen, London

I’ve long been a fan of Cyrus Todiwala and eaten many times in his Café Spice Namasté in Whitechapel, as well as cooking from his recipe books.

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The Colton Arms Launches Foodie Theme Nights

Here lies the Queen’s Club, a revered tennis institution, palatial mansion apartments aplenty and, tucked away on leafy Greyhound Road, the Colton Arms; a pub that was family-owned for over 50 years. It was a community meeting place for the affluent locals who loved the village feel in their little corner of west London.

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The Arch London

After a sublimely comfortable overnight stay here at the heart of my mother’s favourite city, I can think of nowhere more perfect than this stylish friendly boutique property occupying seven Grade 2 listed Georgian townhouses.

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