Nestled in the hilltops amongst residential Suburbia, the Reserva del Higueron hotel was our home for ten nights. Halfway between the cheap and cheerful resort of Fuengirola and the wedges-and-fake-tan-by-the-pool lifestyle of Marbella, it suited our holiday needs completely, combining luxury and fun, whilst staying within our budget. Minimalist, quiet and luxurious,…

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  Nestled in the hub of busy Mayfair, the Park Lane Hotel’s newest bar, Smith & Whistle, oozes 1920s charm, art deco interior and the sophistication you’d fully expect from a drinking establishment in the heart of London’s most wealthiest areas. Inspired by the fictional story of Detective Inspector Smith and his…

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Eating is one of the biggest, and most important, parts of my holidaying experience. I can never get my head around those who go on their hols and live on English breakfasts and Irish pub grub (unless you’re in Ireland obviously…), when there’s so many fantastic dishes and foodie traditions…

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What a wonderfully crazy year 2015 has been. I sang, danced and welcomed the new year in Paris with my boyfriend, eating a cheese and baguette picnic, and a bottle of champagne, on the Champs-Élysées with hundreds of beautiful and welcoming Parisians. Unfortunately this year I’ve also had to watch…

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I’m obsessed with weight. I will look at myself in the mirror multiple times a day, not just to check whether I have lipstick on my teeth, but also to assess how I look. It’s not just a quick glance in the mirror… oh no. Often I stop, and stare…

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