THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW YORK, CENTRAL PARK: LUXURY ON CENTRAL PARK’S DOORSTEP

The old-world charm which The Ritz-Carlton is famously known for greeted us on our arrival as a family, after our 7 or so hour flight from London. The handsome 19th century limestone façade towering over Central Park was a sight for tired eyes as we approached the welcoming doormen complete with top hats who immediately…

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Our London Travel Diaries: The May Fair Hotel

Living in London we sometimes forget the amazing sights and activities on offer particularly for families in this bustling city. When the opportunity came to review The May Fair Hotel located in the West End of London, we packed our weekend bags and checked in to London’s most exclusive postcode. Located in the heart of…

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SHOP MY MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would share a few of my favourite gift ideas for Mother’s Day. A curated selection of luxe items for your mum, nana or grandmother. JO MALONE LONDON Honeysuckle & Davana Duo CHANEL Metal Gold & Black Brooch HARRODS Champagne Trio Hamper FENDI Black Velvet Wallet…

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A Luxury Family Retreat: Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo

Monaco is a sovereign city state located on the côte d’azur, which has a relatively small coastline with a 3.83 km stretch. Known for its annual F1 Grand Prix, luxury shopping and grand Casino de Monte-Carlo many may argue it wouldn’t necessarily be the first place to consider as a family friendly destination. However, after…

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FIFI AND FRIENDS: GENTLE SKINCARE THAT YOU CAN TRUST

Close to two years ago now, when we became parents for the first time; in the first couple of weeks we only used water applied with cotton pads on our daughter’s delicate skin as advised by our obstetrician at our hospital. Then the time came to find a gentle and effective baby skincare regime to…

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CITY GETAWAY: EXPLORING ZAGREB WITH KIDS

We recently travelled to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, for a family weekend getaway during February. A modern metropolis which also has a medieval history prevalent in the old town. Visitors can enjoy an urban getaway coupled with traditional architecture and Croatian hospitality. With this in mind, I thought I would share five family…

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UNDERSTATED LUXURY: ARMANI HOTEL DUBAI

Dubai is a spectacular destination known for its luxury shopping, long stretches of sandy beaches and visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to the plethora of international culinary dining experiences on offer. Coupled with Dubai’s skyline which is dotted with architectural and engineering wonders from the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa, the…

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TIPS ON FLYING LONG HAUL WITH A TODDLER

The prospect of a long-haul flight with an active toddler may instill fear into even the most seasoned traveler. Before I embarked on my first long haul flight with our 11-month-old earlier this year from London to Australia, I was filled with trepidation, images of my crying toddler unable to be settled with 25 hours…

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KANDIMA MALDIVES: WELCOME TO THE NEW MALDIVES

After a busy year, I came to the conclusion a girls’ trip was in order with my mum and my one year old, Ava. We decided to stay somewhere tropical where we could relax by the beach and Ava could swim and play in the sand. I have always had the Maldives on my bucket…

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GUEST POST: MIMI’S BOWL – ENDING BABYFOOD PANIC

As part of a new guest post series, with an aim to share and be inspired by amazing parents all around the globe, I chatted to Miriam, the founder of Mimi’s Bowl. She cooks modern baby and toddler recipes from her home in West London. She is mum to one little girl, 4 years old, and…

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