• ally wrote a new post, 51 Buckingham Gate, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    Next time you want somewhere swish to stay in London, think of the oasis of calm that is 51 Buckingham Gate. Even better, stay at one of the five newly renovated suites that are opening up as we speak… […]

  • ally wrote a new post, Malmaison London, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    Chain hotels can be off putting, but when they are as stylish as Malmaison, we are happy to let it be. Malmaison London is nestled in Charterhouse Square in between Clerkenwell and Holborn, complete with 97 […]

  • ally wrote a new post, The Fox & Anchor, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    Authentic London pubs don’t come much better than The Fox & Anchor – which happens to be completely original with some boutique rooms above. A real treasure, the pub itself is worth a visit, the food is […]

  • ally wrote a new post, The Bloomsbury Hotel, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    The Bloomsbury Hotel is a hidden treasure in the midst of all Central London has to offer.  Just off Oxford Street and with Covent Garden, the British Museum and all the West End theatres within walking […]

  • ally wrote a new post, The Hoxton Hotel, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    For New York living in London town, nowhere is better than The Hoxton Hotel. In the centre of Shoreditch equidistant between Old Street and Liverpool Street, there is everything from a fabulous restaurant – […]

  • ally wrote a new post, The Marylebone Hotel, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    One of the more stylish places to stay in town, The Marylebone is part of The Doyle Collection hotels. A quick walk to Marylebone High Street and all it’s fabulous shops and bars it is merely minutes to Bond […]

  • ally wrote a new post, The Dorchester, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

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    For classic London, there is nowhere better than the hollowed walls of The Dorchester. More an institution than a hotel, the likes of Nicole Kidman and US Presidents have been known to pop in for a […]

  • ally wrote a new post, Cafe Luc in Marylebone, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

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    Finding a fabulous restaurant in London might not be difficult but finding one that ticks all the boxes while being comfortable, friendly and good value for money is something altogether different. Recently […]

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    There is really nothing more irritating than lying there in the dark, tired and yet still awake at 4am. You might think this is something you are stuck with, or you might even be heading for Boots to invest in […]

  • ally wrote a new post, Dubrovnik Palace, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    Visiting Croatia there are so many amazing islands to choose from – over 1000 to be precise – but it is Dubrovnik that stole my heart. Not to sound too cheesy, I can’t imagine anyone not being in awe when they […]

  • ally wrote a new post, The Grebeni Lighthouse, on the site Definitive Cities 7 years ago

    Sometimes hotels get a little boring, the experiences can be a little similar and you just fancy something a little bit different from your holiday. So, when I found out about the beautiful Grebeni Lighthouse […]

  • ThumbnailThere are so many different places to stay while in Venice that it can be tricky to know where to choose. There are apartments overlooking the canal that are perfect for longer visits but, for a weekend of […]

  • ThumbnailMy reasons for loving the Danieli are rather ridiculous but, as every little girl who watches a rom-com will know, sometimes you just have to stay somewhere you have seen in the movies. My movie was a rather silly […]

  • ally and Amy are now friends 8 years, 8 months ago