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The Trafalgar Sanctuary

In this weeks’ post we reveal to you another magnificent spot tucked in the very center of London, boasting with admirable London skyline views and a most relaxed atmosphere. Located in the hearth of Trafalgar Square, The Trafalgar’s rooftop bar offers you amazing views of Nelson’s Column and the National Gallery. Aimed for Londoners, this place offers the perfect ambient for people to rediscover the St James area and make it more local rather than touristy. The luxury of being in one of the most famous London squares which is always super crowded with tourists can still be enjoyed in...

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Life in Death

One imminent part of life is death itself. Although an uncomfortable perception life, death and the moment in between have been constantly celebrated throughout the years. This weekend we had the opportunity to visit an impressive exhibition composed of dead flowers. The exhibition is taking place in Kew Gardens and has been created by the artist Rebecca Louise Law.  Named “ Life in Death” this artist created an installation of a massive collection of plants and flowers, dried and preserved over six years. With a distinctive approach to use flowers as the main material, the exhibition in Kew Gardens is composed of almost 400,000...

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Orangery

In this weeks post we decided to talk about one of the most famous British traditions – the Afternoon Tea. This distinguished custom dates back to the reign of Queen Victoria and was first initiated by one of her ladies-in-waiting the Duchess of Bedford, Anna Maria Stanhope. This particular story goes like this:  The Duchess experienced ‘a sinking feeling’ in the afternoon at around four o’clock, so in an attempt to ease herself she would order her servants to sneak her tea along with some bread stuffs. After a while this routine began a social gathering where she invited...

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RED

As London has been swapped up into autumnal season and cold weather our quest of exploring the city continues. This post is dedicated to one of the most beautiful and iconic Edwardian Grade II buildings in the heart of the city – The Rosewood Hotel. Fairly recently opened the Rosewood is a hot spot for the creme de la creme of Londoner and many high profile international guests. For our visit I opted for this lovely bright red knee dress to contrast the grandiose marble staircase and for the purpose to go from dinner to drinks. Stay tuned for...

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Weekend Escape to Eastbourne

Last weekend we went to Eastbourne. It was a randomly chosen location in our quest of exploring the English coast. The white mystic cliffs proved attractive enough to make us plan our weekend escape. With a vast history ranging from fortress built purposely for the war with Napoleon to the longest Pier in England, Eastbourne offered many activities to fill our daily itineraries with. We spent a whole day hiking up and down the Eastbourne Downland. The Eastbourne Downs include Beachy Head cliff, one of the most beautiful and famous cliff of the English coast. Beachy Head offered majestic...

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