Month: March 2014

Le Café des Chats, Paris

Le Café des Chats, Paris

Cat cafés seem to be the trend du jour, and when I heard that a new feline-themed venue had opened in the Marais district in Paris, I couldn’t satiate my curiosity on my recent trip to the French capital. Situated in a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it building on 

Pocket-sized: The travel minis

Pocket-sized: The travel minis

I like to leave all my sample-sized products build up so that I can specifically bring them on holidays. Not only are they great to get through airport security in the clear bags but it also gives me reason to step away from my usual 

A magical moment in Paris

A magical moment in Paris

I love a good sunset. There’s nothing more magnificent than watching a landscape transform from day to night and on my recent trip to Paris, I found the perfect spot to enjoy the iconic vistas of the City of Light. The Montparnasse Tower, a modern skyscraper overlooking 

Sunday Spa: The Sanctuary Spa, Covent Garden

Sunday Spa: The Sanctuary Spa, Covent Garden

Just a stone’s throw from the bustling, cobbled streets of Covent Garden, away from the street performers, lively restaurants and aimlessly wandering tourists, there is a haven for women. There is a relaxation retreat and a decadent pampering shelter. There is a Sanctuary. Tucked behind 

Pyrénées Atlantiques: A land of contrasts

Pyrénées Atlantiques: A land of contrasts

The Pyrénées Atlantiques region of southwest France is a land of contrasts. With sandy beaches, rugged mountains, miles of picturesque countryside and quaint, historic towns galore – this is the region for holidaymakers with variety on their minds. One thing that was immediately obvious as