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Tuscany: in vino veritas

For as long as memory serves, the Italian regional of Tuscany was on my travel wish list. A panorama of verdant peaks in my mind’s eye, I daydreamed about its vineyards, valleys, culture and castles. Yet I held off booking a flight for years, knowing the destination demanded due diligence and careful planning, to really squeeze the most from a...

Go Faster: Ford’s stunt driving event that teaches you to drive you’re in Fast and Furious

Ford Go Faster stunt driving event

When I got invited to Ford new immersive driving experience, aptly named Go Faster, it literally didn't know what to expect. At the time of the invite, I thought to myself, here we go again, another immersive event... everyone seems to be jumping on the bandwagon of immersive events and to be honest, I didn't have high expectations of this one. But then... This happened https://youtu.be/obgWNfJomTM So now let's...

Top independent hotels for your Christmas getaway

If you're looking for something a little different this Christmas, why not consider getting away and letting someone else bring the holiday spirit? There are plenty of fantastic independent hotels across the country that focus on fantastic winter breaks. From a food lover's heaven to establishments located in the heart of some of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK,...

Festive Drinks at Street Feast

For festive booze and grooves this Christmas, get down to Hawker House and Dinerama - Street Feast’s two sensational street food arenas. Leave your Christmas shopping in the cloakroom and join us inside our toasty warm mega-markets for cosy drinking dens, steaming hot brews and Christmas cocktails. Follow the twinkling Dinerama lights to our Shoreditch East Pole - start upstairs at The Zephyr Lounge and try the Winter Cup...

Restaurant Review – The Reindeer Burger at The Red Lemon

Come mid-November every eating establishment begin to introduce their repetitive festive menus which means turkey, turkey and more turkey. This inevitable turkey-overload usually results in me dreading the sight of my Christmas dinner come December 25th. So you can imagine my relief when I heard about The Red Lemon in Notting Hill dishing up a Reindeer burger for it's customers...

Le Cordon Bleu High Tea

As I sat down at the table immaculately set with a crisp white table cloth and classic white china I suddenly felt the desire to don evening gloves and discuss the shortcomings of my butler, Jeeves. Le Cordon Blue’s High Tea at the Mandeville Hotel is the showcase of the Diplôme de Patisserie graduates where these hard working chefs demonstrate...

Amante Ibiza Launches Private Dining Experience

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Tucked away under a Balinese-style hut, Amante Ibiza’s private dining experience is one of Ibiza’s most intimate dining destinations that shines lights on the creative culinary persona of the island. Partnered with a bottle of Perrier Jouët Grand Brut, Blason Rosè champagne or Perrier Jouët Belle Epoque with mesmerizing starlight views across Sol Den Serra bay, this unforgettablefive-coursee meal is assembled with...

Try something different – Erotic Classes at SH! Womenstore

SH! Womenstore host a range of informative classes that will help develop your erotic skills & expand your sexual eduction. Held at their Hoxton Store these classes will enlighten, educate and inspire you. Are you looking for a unique, engaging party experience? If you live in the London area, you can now book a Sh! Soiree - our erotic-class experience in the comfort of...

Special cocktail for International Women’s Day – Hawksmoor Seven Dials + ‘Press for Progress’ panel

Special cocktail for International Women's Day

Seven Dials will be celebrating International Women’s Day in March, with a week-long celebration throughout the area. With an abundance of award-winning and independent brands, Seven Dials houses a vast and varied selection of exceptional businesses, many of which are founded and run by women. The week will celebrate the brilliant women behind the businesses of Seven Dials, as well as a...

Digital Detox At The World’s First Questival – Wildfire Adventure Camp

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Set in a stunning forest location, Wildfire is a cross between a 1950's style adventure camp and a festival. Leaders will encourage campers to take part in a huge array of activities across the site during daytime hours. This ‘Questival’ requires you to leave your modern day lifelines at the door (no electronic devices allowed, not even cameras), with a focus...

Review: Bath Spa the perfect place for a romantic getaway

Spending Valentines Day on an open top roof thermae spa with the one you love to revitalise, radiate and relax you both sounds like the perfect way to spend the most romantic day of the year to me. My boyfriend and I headed to the Bath's famous Thermae spa to experience the Twilight Package, which provides the opportunity to make use...

Ferrero Rocher: Behind the Layers pop ups in December

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The luxurious Ferrero Rocher: Behind the Layers experience will immerse guests in the glamorous world of Ferrero Rocher through a multi-sensory tasting adventure. Set over two opulent floors at Westfield London, visitors will get the chance to explore the unique combination of layers that make up every Ferrero Rocher. This awe-inspiring experience features delicious and exciting flavours, inspired by Ferrero Rocher, enveloped and served...

Gipsy Hill Brewing Company Open Micro Pub

Gipsy Hill Brewing Company are delighted to announce the opening of their micro pub, The Douglas Fir. Located on Anerley Road, Crystal Palace around a mile from the brewery itself in Gipsy Hill, their new micro pub will be selling all the Gipsy Hill core range and showcasing their special brews. All of this alongside offering a rotating drinks menu...

Last chance to get your tickets for Strawberries and Creem festival

With a few days until Strawberries & Creem arrives, things are hotting up and sales of tickets are flying out of the freezer like popsicles. With that in mind it’s not too late to snap up tickets for one of the summer’s most anticipated dance, grime and hip hop festivals. When you do be sure to keep safe in the...

Flavour try to tap dance like Ryan Gosling + Emma Stone in La La Land

To celebrate the home entertainment release of La La Land Flavourmag were invited down to Pineapple Dance Studios in central London to learn a tap routine from the film. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone took the lead in the mesmerising La La Land this year which swept the boards during the awards season not only for Damian Chazelle's direction but for its...

Review – Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa

Donnington Spa, Newbury is set in the picturesque surroundings of the Berkshire countryside surrounded by beautiful hillsides. Just over an hour from London it has everything you could wish for and makes an ideal city get-away: 18m swimming pool, steam room, sauna, aromatherapy room and monsoon shower, a generous poolside lounge and relaxation area, including a sun terrace; seven...

Ibiza Group Trip: Best places to stay, eat and party. Part 3

Part 3 of our Ibiza Group Trip, the best places to stay, eat and party. If you have been following these article, then you will have read Part 1 and Part 2. In the special feature on Ibiza we covered the best places to stay in Ibiza in Part 1 and Part 2 we covered the best places to eat...

Stormzy, The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim + More Announced For Snowbombing’s 20th Anniversary

The Original. Unparalleled. Undeniably Epic. For over two decades, Snowbombing has blazed a trail as the greatest party on the planet, bringing thousands upon thousands together for an unprecedented week of celebrations galore. Marking 20 phenomenal years, Snowbombing 2019 is stepping things up the only way they know how - by bringing the biggest and the best to the mountains...

Snowbombing Festival Celebrate 20th Anniversary – Announcing Dates and Packages for 2019

Just when you think there’s time away from it, it comes back with a flurry - by that I mean Snowbombing, which has announced dates, early bird packages and more for its 20th Anniversary next year! Promising its biggest edition to date, you can imagine that it’s going to be a big one! Previously hosting the likes of Kasabian, Chase...

British Airways, EasyJet & TUI now flying to Istria, Croatia (the Croatian Tuscany) a hot new destination

British airways, easyjet, TUI now fling to istria croatia

This summer, British Airways will celebrate its first full season flying to Pula Airport, Istria direct from London Heathrow. With increased demand for flights across the UK, other airlines such as Easy Jet and TUI Airways are also operating weekly direct flights to the hot new destination. Often referred to as the Croatian Tuscany, this stunning peninsula continues to make a...

Does Thailand really live up to the hype?

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There are certain characteristics that the rest of the world associates with Thailand - the Buddhist culture, the jungle treks, the hectic and happening atmosphere of Bangkok. But is Thailand really worth visiting, or is just another generic Asian tourist trap? Our humble suggestion is that it is most certainly the former - for the following reasons. The amazing welcome Many...

Papillon Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour review – YOU MUST DO THIS IN LAS VEGAS

Papillon Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour review

The Papillon Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour is a 'MUST SEE' thing to do while in Las Vegas. You may have already read our Romantic Couples Getaway: Las Vegas part 1 where we focused on the spectacular shows we attended in Las Vegas or our Romantic Couples Getaway: Las Vegas part 2 where we focused our attention on our dinning experiences and hotel stays. Well,...

Skip Valentines day and Celebrate Chinese New Year at Royal China

If like us you had an amazing New Year then why not do it all again at Royal China and celebrate the year of the goat on the 19th February 2015? Why do we like this date? Well if you're single and do not expect any Valentines surprises, you can always tell your friends that you are skipping Valentines day...

CAU restaurants kick off a month of friendship with #CAUnival

This August, CAU, the restaurant group offering contemporary cuisine inspired by the vibrancy, colour and cultural diversity of Buenos Aires, launches #CAUnival at each of its 12 UK sites, in association with children’s charity Action Against Hunger. #CAUnival is inspired by the South American festival Dia del Amigo which is a public holiday across Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay and celebrates...

2018’s Top Valentine’s Day Getaway Surprise, Seduce and Spoil at Aphrodite Hills Resort

Aphrodite Hills - Cyprus

Roses and flowers are lovely to be sure, but a romantic break is infinitely better. And no destination is more desirable than luxury resort Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus. Legend has it that Aphrodite rose from the seas directly in front of the five-star destination because it’s the most breath-taking place on earth, truly befitting the Goddess of Love. What better...

M Restaurant in the Zig Zag Building – Review

M restaurant victoria

Just try to walk past the M without peeping inside, it's something you'd probably struggle to do with their eye- catching signs and their even more arresting array of wine and champagne collection on its street level, where M Wine store is housed. However set beneath the illuminating glow are two contrasting experiences, to the left the wickedly light and...

Release your inner Lara Croft at the ‘Tomb Raider’ Escape experience

To celebrate the March 15th release of the action-adventure epic TOMB RAIDER, Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures have created TOMB RAIDER: ESCAPE. A fantastic journey into the unknown that will push your limits and transport you into the film’s incredible world. You’ll discover your inner-Lara Croft and uncover the mysterious Tomb of the Mother of Death. Roar Uthaug, director of Tomb Raider, announces Tomb...

Ibiza Group Trip: Best places to stay, eat and party. Part 2

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Planning a group trip to Ibiza with friends? Take a look at Our special feature – Ibiza Group Trip: Best places to stay, eat and of course, party… Following on from our recent article ‘Best places to stay, eat, and party part 1, we are excited to bring you part 2 of this special feature. In part 1 we visited...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weekend travels to Ibiza (Ushuaia) for its second edition

Ushuaia beach hotel

Top labels in Spanish fashion return to Ibiza this summer with the new resort collection being showcased on 25 May at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel. Featuring a more comprehensive collection of labels with a greater number of catwalks and presentations from Spanish brands, as well as a guest international designer, the event will unite key members of the fashion industry...

3 long haul destinations which are worth the extra hassle

Some spots in the world require a great deal of organisation on your part before you can even step foot on that plane, which is why for many people they don’t seem like great holiday destinations. However, make it your mission to plan a trip to one of these long haul locations and ensure you have everything in place on...

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