If you’ve not already guessed it yet, I’m a Christmas nut, and I just love that London really embraces the festive season. I just adore going round checking out the decorations, the beautifully lit Christmas trees, and the creative window displays. Each year my husband drives me around our local area to see everyone’s Christmas light displays and this year we decided to do a walking tour during our recent London staycation, which I have happily entitled ‘London at Christmas Time’, and I think it will become a new tradition that has to be added upon each year. The first stop
Finding the perfect hotel for a staycation has to have one of two things – a great location or a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere. If you can find both, you are winning and should book straight away. This weekend, I took a staycation with my husband in central London in the newly-launched 4-star Amba Hotel Marble Arch, which is literally a stone’s throw away from Oxford Street, Selfridges and Hyde Park. I actually don’t think you can find a closer hotel to all the shopping action, which makes it perfect for picking up those last minute Christmas presents. We stayed
Marrakech is one of the most pinned tourist destinations in the world, after my visit earlier this month I can see why, especially when you get to stay in places like Les Deux Tours Hotel, a stylish and serene boutique resort in the city’s lush Palmeraie. When my husband and I go away we always look for hotels with a bit character, somewhere that doesn’t have too many rooms, a place that offers great food, has beautiful surroundings and most of all a hotel that will leave a lasting memory, and Les Deux Tours certainly offers all that and more.
Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant and cultural city and there are a lot of attractions from national monuments to skyscrapers that will keep you entertain. So whether you are just passing through, I met a lot of people who were just staying a night, to staying up to a week, I have picked out the 7 Things To Do while in this great city. I have everything from wandering around admiring the architecture to getting lost in one of their mega-sized shopping malls, to having fun checking out their top attractions.
A hotel can make and a break a holiday, when it’s bad it affects everything as you can’t relax, and in turn when it’s amazing it seems to give your trip a boost and makes it even better, one for the memories, and for me the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur totally made my recent press trip with Malaysian Airlines to the Malaysian capital. This Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur hotel really has it all, good size rooms, great location – my room literally overlooked the Petronas Twin Towers, impeccable service – I really don’t think I could have got around the