Month: July 2016

Hotel Indigo | Liverpool

“Who would have thought, 20 years ago, that Liverpool would be a tourist destination?” Paddy Smith

I’m a fan of boutique hotels and even though it’s part of the IHG chain, Hotel Indigo has perfected the unique concept of converting old city buildings into modern hotels. Each establishment embraces the history and culture of its neighbourhood in its interior design, accessories and menus.

Discover the UK | Liverpool

“Liverpool was an industrial town, a poor town. The people fought hard for what they wanted to achieve and there was a hunger there, and that hunger has remained with the musicians.” Pete Best

From the streets of Edinburgh to the shores of Hove with snippets of London life in between, my countrywide exploration of the UK continued with a trip up North to Merseyside.

Hotel Indigo | Edinburgh

“A boutique hotel with a truly unique feel.” Hotel Indigo Edinburgh

Packing for ‘summer’ in the UK always involves a variety of outfit choices to cover the unpredictable British weather, from flip flops to boots and all manner of options in between (packing light is impossible, quite frankly I’m not very good at anyway).

Iftar at Sambusek | Rosewood Abu Dhabi

“The Lebanese love of life and the best it has to offer is perfectly echoed at Sambusek.” Rosewood Abu Dhabi