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...

Adventures in Londonland: Day 2 – Buddha-Bar

Welcome to Buddha Bar, may I take your coat? Thank you, follow me please. Well day 2 in London wasn’t complete until we dined at Buddha Bar. And what a dinner may I add. The table was waiting for us with two glasses or Champagne and some nice little candles. The first thing you notice while making your way to your table is the darkness that surrounds the room complimented by vibrant colors. It’s a very intimate vibe, where you could share whispers and your delight over the mouth-watering dishes. We started with  Rock shrimp tempura spicy mayo and Chilli...