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  • A whistle stop tour of Thailand and Myanmar: Part Two

    A whistle stop tour of Thailand and Myanmar: Part Two

    Magical Myanmar (or Burma to most of us) 2019 Burma (or Myanmar as it has been renamed to remove all colonial connotations) is not an obvious tourist destination in spite of all the exoticism it conjures up. It has had its share of political upheavals and more recently, the media […]

     
  • The Strand Cruise, Mandalay, Myanmar

    The Strand Cruise, Mandalay, Myanmar

    In the morning, immediately after breakfast, we were met by the uniformed Strand Cruise staff: Cruise Manager Neville Joseph, Front Office Manager, Moe Sithu Aung and F&B manager whose name sadly escapes me. They whisked us off to our first port of call, the Lacquerware factory in Bagan.  As we […]

     
  • The Siam Hotel, Bangkok

    It is not just interior designer aficionados who visit The Siam in Bangkok – for the hotel has been designed by renowned trendsetter Bill Bensley – but on any given day or night, there is a steady stream of jetsetters, celebrities and even royalty. What is it that brings people […]

     
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  • The global suit: locating the finest materials from around the globe

    Searching for the ideal suit can prove to be challenging, especially when there’s so much choice on the market and endless combinations to choose from. Suits are smart, office staples and while the silhouette remains largely unchanged, there have been a series of evolutionary moments for the classic tailored suit. […]

     
  • The Perfect Shade of Gold for You

    The Perfect Shade of Gold for You

    No one wants to sink a load of money into an expensive piece of jewellery that looks amazing in the shop but doesn’t dazzle against your skin. Everyone has a preference, but not every metal tone will flatter your skin tone. Regardless of trends or styles, you need to be […]

     
  • SCOTLAND’S CONTEMPORARY SPIRIT ENCAPSULATED IN BOTTLE AND TARTAN

    SCOTLAND’S CONTEMPORARY SPIRIT ENCAPSULATED IN BOTTLE AND TARTAN

    Caorunn Collaborate With Scottish Designer To Champion Craftsmanship The premium Scottish gin Caorunn (pronounced “ka-roon”) is proud to announce a collaboration with multiple award-winning creator of cutting-edge kilts, Siobhan Mackenzie. Siobhan has created a bespoke kilt, the iconic handcrafted Scottish garment, celebrating Caorunn’s contemporary tartan which is officially registered by The […]

     
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  • The rise of the pop-up food

    How the pop-up food industry has risen in popularity Food and drink is more popular with the general public than ever before; Eventbrite has found that the number of pop-up food stalls and street food vendors are increasing year on year; so there’s plenty of food to go round! When […]

     
  • Historic-Newspapers.co.uk – the world’s largest private archive of over 7 million genuine original newspapers – offer commemorative keepsakes to treasure.

    Historic-Newspapers.co.uk – the world’s largest private archive of over 7 million genuine original newspapers – offer commemorative keepsakes to treasure.

    Memories become cloudy over time. But important moments in history can prompt a fond trip down memory lane – what better stimulus than a newspaper to offer a window into how the world once was? Newspapers from the day you were born offer unrivalled insight into the past, with personalised […]

     
  • SushiShop launch MR MEN and LITTLE MISS 45th Anniversary limited edition sushi box

    SushiShop launch MR MEN and LITTLE MISS 45th Anniversary limited edition sushi box

    In celebration of the MR MEN and LITTLE MISS 45th Anniversary, Sushi Shop has launched a new limited edition sushi box from 7th September.   The MR MEN and LITTLE MISS Box contains 42 sushi pieces, with  3 unique recipes created specifically for the new collaboration: a spring roll with […]

     
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