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#MoroccoInStyle: Casablanca

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all of the world? She walks into mine. There couldn't have been a more fitting welcome to the city of Casablanca than the famous quote from the classic movie...
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#MoroccoInStyle: Mazagan Beach Resort

Just days after returning from my trip to Marakkech, I was on my way back to Morocco on a work trip, as the Moroccan tourism board had invited me and 6 other bloggers to discover Casablanca and Rabat with...
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Hotel Review: Taj Palace, Marrakech

I spent a couple of days with my family in sunny Marrakech over the Christmas break (see my other Marrakech post here) and got to stay in the most beautiful hotel I've ever set foot in, the brand new Taj...
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The Hoxton Hotel, London

Over the past couple of years, I think I've come to know the Hoxton Hotel quite well: I've gone to a number of events and dinners in its meeting rooms. I've spent many late nights having drinks in the...
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Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea at The Sanderson

If you're looking for something original and fun to do with friends or (girl)friends when you're in London, look no further than The Sanderson's Mad Hatter's Tea. This is not just an ordinary afternoon tea -...
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Sanderson Hotel, London

The Room: Philippe Starck weightsObligatory bathroom mirror self-portrait Agua Spa Mad Hatter's Tea Party Sanderson Sessions & Dinner at SukaSaint Lou Lou at the Sanderson Sessions Right...
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Restaurant Review: Trullo

There's Italian, and then there's Italian. Trullo is most definitely the latter. Trullo is a discreet Italian restaurant a mere stone's throw away from the busy Highbury and Islington junction in North...
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Suda Thai Mango Masterclass

Did you know June was Mango Month? Nope, me neither, but apparently now is when they're at their best. In the UK (or anywhere else in Europe for that matter) mango is still quite an exotic fruit we don't...
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Hotel Review: Le General, Paris

When in Paris with Farfetch a few weeks ago, we stayed in Hotel Le General, a lovely little boutique hotel in the heart of Le Marais. Behind the unassuming classic French exterior is a bright and cosy lobby...
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Alex Loves Chambord!

I love Chambord. Whenever I see the beautiful bottle anywhere, I get such fond memories of my first few seasons at London Fashion Week, where we'd always get a glass of champagne with Chambord before each show...
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Hotel Missoni Edinburgh

Last weekend I headed up to Edinburgh for the first time, to explore, relax, shop and visit. When looking for which hotel to stay in, the choice was pretty obvious: Edinburgh is home to the first Hotel...
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Hotel Review: One Aldwych

Last weekend I was invited by the lovely folks at One Aldwych to come stay in their gorgeous Central London hotel and experience their Moët Movies night in. One Aldwych is a five-star hotel based in the...