The Journal
Safeguarding Your Home During the Qatar World Cup With Somerset Estates

Thinking of going to the Qatar World Cup? Learn how the expert team at Somerset Estates can help with safeguarding your vacant property, putting your mind at ease while you’re away… As you prepare travel plans for the trip to Qatar, ensuring the protection of your vacant property is of utmost importance for ensuring your […]

14 November 2022
No And Low Alcohol Drinks For November

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting More than any time of year, the Christmas build-up requires a hefty serving of our social lives. I’m sure I’m not the only one with a calendar filling up with after-work drinks, Sunday lunches and dinners with friends in anticipation of the over-stuffed calendar itself; we book ‘drinks’ in as early as […]

7 November 2022
Designing the Perfect Ski Chalet With Nicky Dobree

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting From exposed concrete to velvet-upholstered dining chairs, sleek fireplaces to rich, wooden panelling, Nicky Dobree’s portfolio of luxury ski chalets serves to prove that your home on the slopes can be as tailored to your tastes as your city pied a terre or your country pile. While Dobree has covetable experience working […]

17 October 2022
Art & Design Events to See This October

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting As the days get shorter and cooler, it’s time to retreat into the warm, inviting lobbies of London’s finest venues, museums and galleries to get your autumnal cultural fix. Whether you enjoy a solo skulk around the National Portrait Gallery with a podcast, a rollicking family visit to the Natural History Museum […]

10 October 2022
A Guide to London Restaurant Festival

By Amira Hashish London Restaurant Festival is back for its fourteenth year this October, showcasing some of the most exciting talent behind London’s dynamic food scene. With a line-up of more than 50 carefully curated culinary events, the foodie feast will be serving up everything from gastronomic tours across the capital’s best restaurants to evenings […]

3 October 2022
The Micro Wedding Movement

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting Coined in the slow, grinding months of the pandemic, the phrase ‘micro-wedding’ means very different things to many different people. For some, it’s the remembered agony of having to brutally cut guestlists in the face of relentless restrictions. For others, it’s a green light to have the wedding they always wanted, free […]

20 September 2022
London’s Most Exquisite Secret Events Spaces

By Amira Hashish Seeking a glamorous spot for a special occasion? There are the more obvious choices but there is something particularly fabulous about discovering an under the radar hideaway. From intimate restaurant takeovers to spaces that are as big on personality as size, here are some of London’s most exquisite settings you may never […]

5 September 2022
The Best Winter Sun Cocktails

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting ‘Tis the season to book your flights for a Christmas break under a golden sun, basking in the rays, paddling in the sea and enjoying a cocktail (or two) in a fabulous hotel bar. The pacing of a ‘winter sun’ holiday spent in one of the world’s finest winter sun destinations is […]

19 August 2022
Why Now Is The Time To Explore The Cayman Islands

By Amira Hashish With year round average temperatures of 28 degrees, crystal clear waters and intricate coral reefs the Cayman Islands are brimming with natural beauty. However, the destination has remained more under the radar than many of its Caribbean cousins…until now.  The jet-set in the know are flocking to the hottest new hotel opening […]

8 August 2022