Over the years I been lucky enough to have breakfasted, brunched, lunched, dined and sipped cocktails in this beautiful 5-star hotel, but I was missing one important meal to finish my clutch – the Savoy Hotel afternoon tea.* It was on my afternoon tea bucket list, but I hadn’t quite figured out the best excuse to book in for an afternoon of indulgence. Luckily, we were genuinely influenced** to book an afternoon tea here, after seeing a… View Post
A raffia fan slowly spun as motes fell through the heavy sunshine. Seated in the gorgeous foyer, I was welcomed to the Raffles Hotel first by the immaculately liveried Sikh doorman and then checked in smoothly with a Singapore Sling in hand. Disclaimer: As a guest of Raffles Hotel I paid a press rate for my suite, but my swooning prose is very much original and unaffected. After sitting for less than 5 minutes, I… View Post
Dining at The Savoy has always been on my all time bucket list. The atmosphere, quirky history and the sheer opulence of the famed hotel meant that I’ll take any possible excuse to nip into the American Bar for a cocktail or just use the 5-star luxury hotel as a cut through – sorry, I mean coffee stop – but I wanted a thoroughly special reason as a celebration meal to remember our visit with.… View Post
I’ve long been an advocate for making time to spend with the people who put a smile on your face. My dinner at Hunter 486, within The Arch Hotel with the lovely Mina, overlord of Kings Road Rocks was just such an occasion. Realising I hadn’t seen her in an age, I just needed a couple of hours nattering with her. It was one of those lightbulb moments and cancelling my dinner date with Mr… View Post
What a year. Honestly. It’s been a stressful year for everyone, where the simple pleasures in life have become so much more important. I was inspired by Tanja to put together this 12 Months and 12 Photos – a 2020 retrospective as a journal of a tulumtuous year that has affected so many.