Adventures in Londonland: Day 5 – Luxury, royals and The Northall

And here we are sadly, the last day of my adventures in Londonland. Day 5 started with the promise of a royal treatment. Being the last day in London we haven’t planned much besides having a quick stop at her Majesty’s Palace and ending with an unforgettable dinner. Leaving the comfy and very comfortable QBic bed, we decided to take the subway and make it across city to the luxurious Corinthia Hotel. Now I haven’t had the chance to spend a night in there but trust me when I say this, luxury is at home in Corinthia. The hallways are...

Adventures in Londonland: Day 4 – A bridge, a clock and a Qbic

Day 4 started quite early and after a quick breakfast we began our London day-tour. I was always reluctant to visit London as I am not a fan or rain and cold weather (ironically I live in Canada where cold is an understatement) but I think the idea of a gray day with lots of rain never appealed to me. My 5 day trip to London happened in November and I have to admit, it wasn’t as bad as I thought. In fact I will definitely go back. It was great to be able to walk around London and see...

Adventures in Londonland: Day 3 – Bonjour London, come stai?

After a quick breakfast at Crown Plaza and a lazy morning day three  has started. First stop: Bar Boulud. This French bistro with a little American touch is just one of many under the signature of internationally acclaimed chef, Daniel Boulud. Sister restaurant to the popular New York outpost, Bar Boulud London at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is the heart of Knightsbridge. The interiors are inspired by a contemporary take on the craft of winemaking with a sleek open kitchen and vaulted ceilings, while the deep, red-leather banquettes and zinc-topped bar create a comfortable and welcoming surrounding for a truly unique London...