The Journal
Exciting UK Restaurant Openings

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting The thrill of revisiting old haunts for ‘the usual’ or discovering new places to wine and dine is still tangible after months of seemingly unending captivity. For me, it’s the snippets of conversations collected like appetisers as you weave through busy tables, the fragrance from the kitchen as a waiter guides you […]

22 November 2021
Hampers & Champers – Your Festive Gift Guide

By Jenna Jones When it comes to Christmas gifting, food and wine will never go out of style. It’s the universal gift that oozes Christmas spirit and is guaranteed to put a smile on the face of that special someone. Therefore, all that’s left to do is order in time for the big day and […]

18 November 2021
Black History Month

By Jenna Jones October marks Black History Month in the UK, dedicated to celebrating and supporting the heritage, culture and history of Black people. And whilst learning about Black history is of course something that shouldn’t be reserved for just one month a year, Black History Month is a wonderful opportunity to shine a light […]

13 October 2021
Make It Personal: Best Bespoke Gifts for the Festive Season

By Amira Hashish On the hunt for a festive gift that feels extra special? Whether you are keen to splash out on a statement piece or are seeking something more low key with a unique stamp, it is all in the detail. From playful pyjamas to a diamond encrusted pendant and a bespoke wine collection, […]

6 December 2021
A Long Weekend in Budapest

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting When one visits Budapest, one is greeted by two very distinct yet equally charming plains. I’m not talking about the city’s divided origins as Buda and Pest, but about the two most prominent ways of seeing it. Its first apparition as the Pearl of the Danube is the hodge-podge of Gothic, Renaissance, […]

25 November 2021
London’s Most Stylish Private Dining Rooms

By Amira Hashish From the elegant banquet-style Rose Room at The Ned to the sprawling skyline backdrop at The Standard hotel’s Decimo space, London is brimming with private dining options where the menus are as spectacular as the decor. Amira Hashish gives us a taste of what to expect… The Residence at Holmes Hotel, Marylebone […]

16 November 2021

By Amira Hashish As the nights draw in, it is time to seek a happy dose of Vitamin D. The good news is you may just be a brief journey away from sunnier climes with many European destinations still offering warm temperatures, blue skies and longer days. Here are some great winter escapes with tips […]

8 November 2021

By Jenna Jones Whilst it’s most certainly a major step up from Christmas 2020, it’s safe to say that we’re all still treading cautiously when it comes to the thought of festive celebrations this year. As most of us slowly return to the office, navigating staggered office hours and new routines, it’s clear that we […]

20 September 2021
An Education in Adventure! The Ultimate Family Getaways

By Jenna Jones With travel restrictions easing, there’s no better time to talk about family getaways. Here at BBB, we believe that education can come in many shapes and forms and one that makes us particularly excited is travel. A world of magical experiences far away from the classroom that can enrich young people’s minds […]

25 August 2021