Category Archives: UK

Catch an Expeditious App and Put It In Your Pocket!

Six cities have updated wanderlusting apps from Fodor’s Travel, who has announced the re-launch of their City Guide apps for iPhone and iPad (Nook and Android versions are in the works). The free apps now integrate partner functionality from Expedia, … Continue reading

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Grey’s Gastronomy

During a recent trip to the UK, I took a very brief train ride—thanks to the expertise of Rail Europe—from London to visit Johnny Grey, having the delicious opportunity to stay at his lovely home, Fyning Copse; to meet his … Continue reading

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The Luxe Touch

Those of you who know me have heard me whining all week that one of the most fabulous trips I’ve ever been offered to Paris was derailed by a head cold. I know you’re all sick of it, cyber pals, … Continue reading

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No Woman Is An Island

Today’s Let’s Blog Off topic is “You’ve just been given an island” and the charge for those of us who get into this madcap game of throwing up posts “on topic” every couple of weeks (see my creative compatriots here) … Continue reading

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Savage Blood

  During my UK adventure last week, I had one of the most sensually remarkable experiences of my life. You might surmise it was enjoying the opulence of the famed Dorchester in London’s Mayfair across from Hyde Park, and while … Continue reading

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Dig Yourself, Brighton!

I’ve been exploring Brighton, England, the past few days and have had a blast getting to know this terrific seaside town. I was so surprised how easy it was to get here: just a bit over an hour by train … Continue reading

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What Makes You Laugh?

The #LetsBlogOff question of the day is an interesting one given I’m traveling abroad. “What makes you laugh?” is the question. The answers, as the #LetsBlogOff riffs always are, will be as varied as the participants, a list of which … Continue reading

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The Art of Travel

I’m in the British Airways lounge at JFK on my way to the UK to visit two properties in the Dorchester Collection. I’m really impressed with the art collection here. Such a nice Basquiat! I’m always curious to know my … Continue reading

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Booking it to England

You all know what a sucker I am for books, and you might have guessed that any subject addressing a lack of soul in design would get my attention as well. There’s an event in Birmingham, England, this weekend that … Continue reading

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