Archive For June 2014

Cheval Harrington Court – Apartment Hotel

Cheval Harrington Court – Apartment Hotel

It’s summer in London! Sure, the weather might be unpredictable but there will be the guarantee of a throng of visitors who are looking for a diverse menu of accommodation options. From 4th June 2014 there is a well-appointed addition to those choices. Cheval Harrington Court is a residential hotel or an aparthotel or a…

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St Kitts – History and Tranquillity

St Kitts – History and Tranquillity

I am no expert on the Caribbean. Truth to tell, this was my first visit to the islands. Friends had described their vacations to some other Caribbean islands with enthusiasm, but those things over which they so passionately enthused kinda left me thinking that I might stay home! Perhaps it’s an age thing. I wanted…

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Caxton Grill – St Ermin’s Hotel

Caxton Grill – St Ermin’s Hotel

St Ermin’s has long been a favourite hotel although I have, in truth, never actually stayed there. One is impressed by its charm before one even reaches the front door. The red brick, stonework and planting all contrive to create a vision from a more elegant era. The hotel foyer is stunning with a sweeping…

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The Tomb of the Unknown Uncle – Flowering of Liberation

The Tomb of the Unknown Uncle – Flowering of Liberation

2014 is a special year and after my recent visit to the Netherlands I am reminded that every year should be special. This year we remember the Liberation of parts of Europe, towards the end of the Second World War, and the heroism not only of servicemen but of civilians. This was a bitter-sweet trip….

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