Synchgo – read that name and lodge it firmly front of mind, as this is the genius behind the ultra-cool Super Monkey e-bike that is taking the UK by storm. Having said that Chamonix is crying out for it, Zermatt was made for it and Ibiza needs it… Think back to the 1970s Raleigh Chopper […]

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I write from a very different position today as so much has changed since I visited the Westminster Park Plaza by Raddison and its Japanese eat-in dining proposition that is ICHI at the end of February 2020… So grab a glass of wine (we enjoyed a Chablis on the day – so if you have […]

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Have you ever wanted to be a published journalist – or perhaps you are a student, keen photographer or foodie? Then the ‘Harbour Masterclass’ is for you, and the perfect gift! We have got together with Rick Stein Sandbanks, Brasserie Blanc in Bournemouth and Harbour Shallows luxury apartment to create one day, and one or […]

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This landmark hotel opposite the docks in Southampton, literally on the water and adjacent to the ramparts of the old city, has been revitalised! The legends that are Leonardo Hotels have swooped in, buffed, detailed, improved dining with celebrity chef Marco Pierre White and are updating the fabulous family leisure facility as we speak! The […]

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New Bosses from Leonardo Hotels (at the now lesser spotted Grand Harbour Hotel in Southampton) are proud to share the beautiful love of the new Spa under the Caudalie brand… We have sampled this selection of products – and sampled the rooms in the 174-bed landmark hotel – it makes sense in terms of Boat […]

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With men’s pampering booming internationally, our beautifully smelling friends at Solid Cologne have used a waxy tip from the ancient Egyptians and produced a series of evocative fragrances for men, presented in wax to be rubbed directly onto the skin. The six delicious scents evolve as the body’s temperature changes throughout the day, and are […]

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The Hilton Hotel has made its mark on more than the skyline of the seaside town, thanks to TV hotshot (and some would say hotpot) of Saturday Kitchen, Food Uncovered, and King of the Wild fame Matt Tebbutt… He has come to Bournemouth as executive chef of quirky Schpoons and Forx, the Hilton’s first restaurant […]

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