New York – the city that never sleeps!

Believe it or not after 6 years of living in Canada, I finally had the chance to spend a few days in the Big Apple. And what a treat that was. First time we had the chance to go to a movie premier all covered by 92.5FM which was great. We didn’t have to worry about anything but getting from the airport to hotel and back. Everything else was being taken care of. We flew into Newark with porter and we decided to buy a transfer to the hotel which cost us 20 per person and took longer than if...

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 two – Gardens and a Crown

Day two in my Londonland Adventures was looking quite promising. The itinerary looked something like this: Kew Gardens Traditional pub lunch Stroll through South Bank Check in to Crowne Plaza hotel, Blackfriars Dinner at Buddha Bar Sun was shining, jet lag wasn’t as bad anymore and the Eggs Benedict Breakfast did the trick. I was all ready for a full day of discovering, exploring and enjoying myself. We started with Kew Gardens as it was on our way to London and it made more sense to leave Selsdon, make our way to Kew, spend the morning in the gardens and...