Articles by: Eleanor Cording-Booth

Food & Drink

London afternoon tea series: Claridges

London afternoon tea series: Claridges

This is part one in a series of us risking the onset of diabetes or a higher-than-recommended BMI. From The Dorchester to The Sanderson, we’ve scoffed their scones and drank […]

by × October 1, 2012 × 1 comment

Style

Louis Vuitton – always travelling in style

Louis Vuitton – always travelling in style

Few high-fashion brands are as authentically entwined with luxury travel as Louis Vuitton and their AW/12 campaign and catwalk show emphasised that relationship beautifully. For their Paris show back in […]

by × July 30, 2012 × 0 comments

Culture

Staycations exhibition – YCN, Shoreditch

Staycations exhibition – YCN, Shoreditch

This is a really nice idea:Β YCN (a fun agency in East London who curate and manage illustrators, animators and other talented creatives), the band Kotki Dwa and the National Trust […]

by × July 22, 2012 × 0 comments

Culture

Firmdale Hotels’ Weekend Film Club

Firmdale Hotels’ Weekend Film Club

It’s a double-edged sword, going to the cinema in London. The big guys offer cheapy Orange Wednesday tickets, but then you have to contend with the suffocating whiff of sweaty […]

by × July 5, 2012 × 1 comment

Food & Drink

Salvation Jane: Old Street’s newest arrival

Salvation Jane: Old Street’s newest arrival

Living next to Old Street Roundabout; my neighbours include a 24-hour shop with strip lights bright enough to induce a migrane, a taxi rank, low-grade jewellery wholesalers and a kebab […]

by × May 15, 2012 × 0 comments

Style

Louis Vuitton City Guides for 2012

Louis Vuitton City Guides for 2012

Here’s some recommended reading material for the more discerning globetrotter; 2012 City Guides by Louis Vuitton – a design house known for their long-standing connection with luxury travel. Their iconic […]

by × April 30, 2012 × 0 comments

Culture

Ole Scheeren’s Archipelago Cinema

Ole Scheeren’s Archipelago Cinema

Never again will a chichi independent cinema trip feel like a fancy way to see a film.Β When you’ve seen architect Ole Scheeren’s Archipelago Cinema, a floating cinema bobbing around driftwood-style […]

by × April 25, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

New York’s hidden subway station

New York’s hidden subway station

City Hall subway station in New York. This palatial station with its tiled ceilings, ornate glass and brass fixtures opened in 1904, but sadly, its elegance wasn’t to be enjoyed […]

by × March 25, 2012 × 0 comments

Food & Drink

Places to eat (and drink) in New York City

Places to eat (and drink) in New York City

Book the three-course prix fix lunch in the 35th floor Asiate restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. It’s available 12-2pm Mon-Fri. You can book ahead on their website and for […]

by × February 12, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

Secret Escapes carries on glamping

Secret Escapes carries on glamping

According to the Collins English Dictionary, glamping is a “form of camping in which participants enjoy physical comforts associated with more luxurious types of holiday”. In the successful marriage of […]

by × February 7, 2012 × 0 comments

Style

Taschen city guides

Taschen city guides

Being the travel-loving people that we are, we like to know the ins and outs of a destination before we get there, but we don’t just want a dull travel […]

by × December 7, 2011 × 0 comments

Hotels, Places

Hotel of the week: Setai Fifth Avenue – New York

Hotel of the week: Setai Fifth Avenue – New York

The Setai Fifth Avenue is an incredible example of a five-star luxury hotel. Little over a year old, this hotel is a gleaming 60-story tower, standing elegantly over Fifth Avenue […]

by × December 6, 2011 × 0 comments