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The Best Cocktail Bars in Town: Edinburgh

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I love a cocktail, OK I really love a cocktail, I also heard Edinburgh has an emerging nightlife so decided to head there myself to find out. Just my luck that upon my visit, Tales of the Cocktail the world's leading cocktail festival was in town. A huge success in the States, the festival had been touring the Americas from...

2017 opening of ‘Children of the 80’s’ at Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, headlined by Village People on 2 June

The legendary ‘Children of the 80’s’ returns to Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza on 2 June kicking off its weekly fun-filled party which brings eighties vibes to the outdoor stage every Friday night from 7pm until midnight. The opening event on 2 June will be headlined by the one and only kings of disco, the Village People, promising party-goers a one-of-a-kind...

Enjoy tropical paradise in Thailand this year – with packages to suit all budgets

Enjoy tropical paradise in Thailand this year - with packages to suit all budgets

Boasting year-round sunshine, Thailand’s strikingly diverse landscape, culture, golden beaches and turquoise waters has made this country a long-time favourite to the discerning UK traveller. For visitors looking for a luxury holiday to Thailand, here are some of the top packages to book to Thailand this year:The Nai Harn, Phuket from £749 per personRecently opened in Phuket in January last...

Pop up king, Jimmy Garcia announces The Lodge on the River

Jimmy's The Lodge On The River - The Southbank Centre

Pop up king, Jimmy Garcia is announcing  - The Lodge On The River, which will be on The Southbank from 10th November until 31st December. The Set-UpThe Lodge features a hand-built, wooden, two-storey alpine cabin, with 'The Refuge' on the top floor - a ticketed restaurant experience, and the 'Winter Grill' on the ground-floor, serving up a grab and go menu. In addition to...

Visiting the Rural Side of Croatia

Zagreb - Croatia

Croatia is fast becoming a very popular place to visit, with the Independent reporting on the fact that bookings were up by almost 50% from 2015 to 2016. So, you’ll have doubtless heard friends, family members and colleagues exclaiming how wonderful it is. And they’re absolutely right – the sunshine, the walled town of Dubrovnik, the bustle of Zagreb and...

Best Art Events in London 2016. Vogue 100, Liberty in Fashion and more

2016 is set to be an exciting time for London’s vibrant art scene. So if you want to know the best Art Events in London 2016 Look no further than this round up by Head Concierge at The Arch London Theo Dubroy who is officially recognised as one of the finest Concierges in the UK, having been awarded the prestigious Golden Keys...

New Opening: The Nautilus, Maldives… Ultimate Luxury – Absolute Freedom

The Nautilus Maldives Beach Residence (3) exterior

The Nautilus Maldives is set to redefine the ultra-luxury experience offering ‘absolute freedom’ at its core. The 26-house private island owned by Maldivian hotelier and founding father of tourism in the region will offer guests a sanctuary free from space and time, promising to indulge every desire…The spa and wellness menu will showcase the best planet has to offer, with sunrise and sunset...

Take a look at the Halloween menu at All Star Lanes

The halloween burger at all star lanes

All Stars Lanes have released their Halloween menu which features a charcoal-toasted bun, Burger In Black is the morbid meal you want on your plate. Dripping with red pepper, 'Bloody Mary' relish, the 6oz steak patty is then suffocated with gooey Sage Derby cheese. And that's not the only item on the menu that we're excited about.All Star Lanes have also prepared a '28 Daiquiris Later' cocktail to soothe the pain...

The NBA Crossover Cultural Exhibition makes its return to Westfield London Aug 10 – 12

NBA Star Steve Nash meets Tottenham Hotspur players Christian Eriksson and Victor Wanyama on 27th October 2016 in London, England

It's back and it's bigger and better than ever. Calling all NBA fans and enthusiasts, NBA Crossover, a cultural exhibition displaying the convergence of the NBA and popular culture is back August 10th - 12th at Westfield, London. Flavourmag is happy to announce that we are partnering with this event, which is a free exhibition and will feature appearances by a current or...

Make the most of the longer nights this winter with these nocturnal activities from around the world

Summer is here and you are enjoying the best moments the British weather has to offer, so while you sip cocktails and have lazy weekends in the park, it's time to take a moment and plan ahead for the cold and stormy winter nights. Hop on a plane to warmer climes and make the most of the winter evenings with...

Thanksgiving with a Tiki Twist at Trader Vic’s!

On the 26th November Trader Vic’s, located in the London Hilton, Park Lane, will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a Tiki twist!London’s first Polynesian restaurant has created a special Thanksgiving menu for £40 per person, available only on 26th November. Diners can expect all of the classic Thanksgiving dishes, including a roast Butternut squash soup with crème fraiche and the...

Halloween events and experiences

Fright night is upon us, and for those of you that do not fancy going to a club night or fancy dress party, then the restaurants below could be for you. Here are some Halloween dining experiences for an alternative Fright Night.AeronautThis Halloween on Saturday 31st October, The Aeronaut Pub in Acton (which is one of the few pubs in...

Chi Kitchen Debenhams Now Open

The team behind Thai institution, Mango Tree, have now opened the doors to Chi Kitchen, a new pan-Asian restaurant located in Debenhams Oxford Street. The diverse all day menu begins with innovative breakfast options including matcha granola and  Korean omelette with seafood and continues with a lunch and dinner menu designed to take diners on a journey through South East...

Active Adventures at Santiburi Samui Beach Resort’s New Sports Centre

Two Bedroom Presidential Retreat

A hole in one on a spectacular, emerald green golf course, a rigorous and expertly taught Muay Thai boxing session, catching the waves windsurfing, or an afternoon of exploration trekking in the Thai jungle; Santiburi Beach Resort & Spa’s new sports centre offers an endless list of activities full of thrills and excitement that’ll prove tricky to leave behind. Keeping...

Wray’s Jerk Fest – King Tubby’s, Trevor Sax + more Sat 6th Aug 2016 FREE MUSIC EVENT

Wray's Jerk Fest is a day-long rooftop celebration of Jamaican culture, hosted in Peckham with old skool sound systems such as King Tubby's and Trevor Sax (Saxon Sound System) and more to play. On Saturday 6th August 2pm–11pm, there’ll be nine DJs spinning through the day, including heavyweights King Tubby’s, Trevor Sax and King Yoof, and sets from Unit 137, Daddy Nature, Adam Prescott, Honeuln, Real...

Kala reveals the first wave of acts for their debut event with Moodymann

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Kala reveals the first wave of acts for their debut event with Moodymann, Underground Resistance, Hot Chip, Peggy Gou, Maurice Fulton and more all set to appear. Taking place at an untouched paradise on the Albanian coast, Kala reveals the first acts that will provide the soundtrack for their week-long beach event with Moodymann, Underground Resistance, Peggy Gou, Maurice Fulton,...

Visiting Orlando? Take a look at this infographic of Orlando in numbers!

Orlando in Numbers – An Infographic

Orlando! Home of Jaws, animal experiences, theme parks and shopping! We've got this cool infographic from Ocean Holidays showcasing Orlando in numbers. The infographic shows a huge range of exciting reasons why you should visit Orlando, which you can see below, and we've picked three to tell you more about.To begin, Orlando is home to 11 world-class theme parks. Yes, I...

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...

Pikes Hotel Ibiza – Are you ready to try something new?

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Pikes Hotel is one of the biggest jewels in Ibiza’s glittering crown and one of the few remaining rock’n’roll hotels in the world that is genuinely steeped in legendary musical history. Set in a beautiful rambling 500 year-old finca this award-winning 25-room boutique haven, hidden in the sun drenched hills of San Antonio truly represents the original bohemian spirit of...

Amante Ibiza – Ibiza’s award-winning restaurant to launch healthy new dishes, morning yoga classes and outdoor cinema nights

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Voted ‘Best Beach Restaurant’ for the last three years and ‘Best Fine Dining Restaurant’ in Ibiza, Amante - one of the islands must visit restaurants in Sol d’ en Serra bay, re-opens with rejuvenating yoga mornings, popular outdoor cinema nights and nutritious healthy new dishes from its award-winning kitchen. Opening for its eighth season, Amante have extended its morning yoga and healthy buffet breakfast following huge demand. Running...

August at Underbelly Festival: Circa’s Peepshow, Black Cat Bohemia, Metta’s Little Mermaid, Piff & more

gals aloud at the underbelly

As the heatwave sizzles into August Underbelly Festival continues to provide London with summer thrills, with a new-look site and a spectacular programme of circus, drag, burlesque, variety and family entertainment all set in the glorious Paradiso Spiegeltent.Circa’s Peepshow has proved one of their most ambitious and astonishing yet, a virtuoso twist on the circus-cabaret format from some of the best acrobats in...

Climb aboard The Hidden Spirit at St Mary Overie Dock in central London from November 22nd

Have you heard the legend of London’s latest immersive cocktail experience? Settle down and pick-up your ears, because if its treasure and adventure that you seek, you’ll find rewards are here to reap. Pirates of the Hidden Spirit is the world’s first immersive cocktail experience that is set on an authentic 16th-century pirate ship. For three days each week, Sir...

10 reasons we’re going: BESTIVAL

There’s a whole cumulation of festivals these days, some that you’re happy to get a taster of and some that seize you like a bountiful magnetic force. With less than 2 months of summer festivals to go, Flavour Mag have accepted Bestival’s mission to beam into a time-warp so weirdly delightful the chances of wanting to come back to 2016...

Bianco comes to the Southbank from Nov 23 plus win tickets

Marvel at BIANCO, the dramatic live contemporary circus performance from NoFit State, which comes to the London Southbank Centre from November 23rd.  BIANCO is an immersive promenade show directed by Firenza Guidi and we are giving you the opportunity to win tickets to see it. The show takes place above, behind and all around a standing audience, with a constantly evolving...

Unwind and destress with the power of singing balls

Flavourmag will be embarking on a romantic journey to the ultimate Wellness destination of the Gran Canaria in June, with a microclimate averaging 24 degrees all year round and boasting some of the best spas in Europe, with affordable prices, we will destress and showcase all the best places to visit while on our trip. One of our treatments will...

5 Things You Should Know About Pantelleria

It’s that time of year where the weather is miserable, Summer seems so far away and all we need is something to look forward to, something to transport us somewhere else where life is good, the sun is shining and you can just forget about your life for a while. Well, one step in the right direction would be to...

Anchoring in Antigua

With winter in full throttle and in desperate need of warmth, this month I travelled to the Caribbean Island of Antigua for some rays, relaxation and let’s face it, rum. Antigua can be found in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean. Meaning "ancient" in Spanish, the island was named in 1493 by Christopher Columbus after an icon in Seville Cathedral,...

Travel the world with Kiri Bloore

Travel with Kiri Bloore

As a sports presenter Kiri is rarely off a plane, we checked in with her for some hints and tips on how to fly and stay fabulous while doing so… So, Kiri, we know you have been on the road since January. How many flights do you think you have been on so far? “That’s a tough one I would say...

5 reasons you should travel solo

It took me a very long time until I took my own solo adventure. My only regret in life is not starting it earlier. My first solo adventure was moving to London when I was 23 years-old. Since then I’ve become an inspiration amongst my friends, encouraging each and every one of them to try travelling on their own at...

Festival Preview: Strawberries & Creem

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In a game of Cambridge word association you’d be forgiven for avoiding genres and words being Grime, Hip Hop, Reggae, Red Stripe and Nelly, or rather I’d forgive you if you asked me what words came to mind when Cambridge was articulated. Strawberries & Creem Festival (and that’s with two E’s by the way,) now setting up for it’s third...