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How I Fared In The Tunnels Of Terror

The tightrope

Meltdown in the tunnels of terror ‘Jason, I CANNOT DO IT!’ I holler. He is looking at me in abject horror, as I cling to the wall, trying desperately not to look down, images of me slipping to a gory death racing through my mind. My legs are shaking so badly, I can barely lift my feet, much less take …

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Which Is The Grandest St Pancras Hotel?

The Grandest Hotel in London The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel lives up to its name. Narrowly saved from demolition in 1967, the hotel was authentically restored to its former glory prior to its reopening in 2011. There may be other hotels in London that are equally grand and opulent, but no other can claim this incredible facade. Your first impression …

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Treat Yourself To Delicious Afternoon Tea At The Millennium Mayfair

Millennium Mayfair afternoon tea desserts

Afternoon tea at the Millennium Mayfair The Millennium Mayfair is an unassuming place tucked away down a side street overlooking Grosvenor Square Gardens in the heart of Mayfair. We arrive slightly late for our afternoon tea but nevertheless receive a warm reception from Renata and her colleagues. After some brief pleasantries, they lead us to our spacious table in the light-filled restaurant. It’s …

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Enjoy A Culinary Delight At The Booking Office, St Pancras

Booking Office, St Pancras

Dining at the Booking Office, St Pancras Eating dinner at the Booking Office, St Pancras is a surreal experience. In the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, this vaulted, wood-panelled room was the booking office for wealthy Victorians wishing to venture North by trains. Belles in delightful ball gowns would grace its hall, brimming with excitement as they made their …

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Escape For A More Blissful Manchester Spa Break In The Country

The spa by night at Stanley House

The churning water froths and bubbles around me as I lounge indulgently in the vivid turquoise thalassotherapy pool. The pitch black outdoors contrasts with the warm hues of this tranquil haven and I find myself relaxing for the first time this week (corporate finance assignments have a habit of stressing you out!). The bubbles create a bioluminescent effect in the …

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