The Journal
Work Flow…With Kip Hideaways

By Amira Hashish Liz Simpson and Sarah de Vere-Drummond, co-founders of Kip Hideaways, are champions of the UK staycation. The dynamic double act set up their business after working in the boutique travel industry for years and realising that there was a gap in the market for the kind of adventures they had in mind. […]

27 June 2022
London’s Most Fabulous New Hotel Openings 

By Amira Hashish London is bouncing back with a flurry of new and recently opened hotels to get excited about. From design-driven boutiques to super luxe statement properties, there are plenty of places to inspire staycations and vacations in the capital. Here is a guide to the rooms worth booking… NOW OPEN Beaverbrook Townhouse Joining […]

2 March 2022
Partner Spotlight – Introducing the Whitecalm Wellbeing App

In recent years we’ve seen a seismic shift in the importance of mental health and wellbeing. We’ve reached a place where we can speak openly and freely to loved ones and professionals about how we’re truly feeling and the increase in available resources has been gratefully embraced. One such resource that has recently been launched […]

26 January 2022
How to Achieve a Healthy WFH Lifestyle

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting Falling into a less-than-ideal routine while working from home is unsurprisingly easy, especially over the winter. Long, dark mornings do very little to inspire early rising, pre-work jogging or green smoothie breakfasts while cool afternoons call for pantry raids and frothy coffees. The eradication of our commutes keeps us at our desks […]

24 January 2022
Sweet Dreams: The Power of a Good Night’s Sleep

By Amira Hashish As we kick off the year our minds are abuzz with what lies ahead and the goals we hope to achieve. Coupled with the cold days and dark nights of winter and the tyranny of getting back on that treadmill, it’s little wonder that insomnia has a tendency to rear its ugly […]

12 January 2022
The Best Staycations to Get Your Wellbeing Fix in 2022

By Anya Cooklin-Lofting As the ashes of New Year’s fireworks settle and the Christmas ornaments are wrapped in their ancient papers and stored, from the glittery haze of Betwixtmas emerges a singular sensation, a paradoxical cocktail of both gloominess and determination. Yes, it’s still cold, and no, crisps and wine probably aren’t an acceptable mid-afternoon […]

10 January 2022
Dry January = Delicious January

As Friday finally arrives, our minds inevitably turn to the weekend and the ‘fun’ we might have (and possibly the ‘bigger fun’ we might have had pre-lockdown!). Many of us are doing Dry January (and impressively, a fair number of people we have spoken to have stuck to it so far, and some are even planning to […]

22 January 2021
Naianna Robertson on mental health and the power of meditation

Naianna Robertsson, BSc, MSc, PhDc, Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Instructor and Founder of Neurocompatible has come to BBB to share her insights on the power of meditation and the importance of the practice in everyday life, but especially during a pandemic…. Plus a competition prize for one lucky reader below! We are living in a very strange […]

12 January 2021
Wellness and Spa Getaways from BBB

We all come into a new year full of hope and good intentions, but how long do these last? Well BBB is here to help you stay on track with your wellness regime and provide some beautiful travel inspiration along with it! Below are a selection of the partners we’re proud to work with, who […]

18 January 2019