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Monday 25 March 2013
Middlethorpe Hall and Spa is a York institution: a gorgeous red-brick William and Mary country house, built in 1699 and lovingly refurbished into a sumptuous, historic hotel.
Monday 11 February 2013
Spiral, Sat, BBC4 // The Spa, Sun, Sky Living
Sunday 10 February 2013
Thousands of false identities used in elaborate scam
Saturday 09 February 2013
Parisian chic on Princes Street
Monday 28 January 2013
We love... Modern nostalgia
Sunday 13 January 2013
Exfoliation is just about the only thing you can do to feel instantly better about the state of your physical being.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Whether you want gentle instruction or need a sergeant-major shouting to get you going, try an exercise break
Friday 21 December 2012
The Freehand, Indian Creek Drive
This hip hostel comes from the Sydell Group, notable for The NoMad and The Ace hotels in New York. Once again, they've drafted in Roman & Williams for the interiors (responsible for the industrial-chic look at the Ace), so low rates won't equate to a style compromise. At The Freehand, they've opted for a beach cabin feel, with wooden floors and nautical hues in the dorms and doubles. There's a tropical pool, a Broken Shaker cocktail bar and a new restaurant, The House, to come in March.
The Freehand, 2727 Indian Creek Drive (001 305 531 2727; thefreehand.com). Dorm beds start at $30 (£19), room only.
Sunday 02 December 2012
Sunday 28 October 2012
As a youngster, talk of "health farms" and time spent swanning about in big fluffy robes and plopping into hot tubs with mountain views sounded like the pinnacle of glamour.
Saturday 20 October 2012
1. Blue/black berry enzyme mask
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Less than £200... Lille is celebrating winter in style with the "Fantastic" festival of music, theatre and art until 13 January. Cresta has a three-night break that gets you there for £185pp with Eurostar from London St Pancras and B&B at the simple Hôtel Alizé Opéra from 10 November. Cresta holidays.co.uk
Friday 12 October 2012
Wanting the state to intrude less in our personal lives is all well and good until a lack of CCTV cameras lets a man walk off with your prized belongings
Wednesday 13 June 2012
The perfect places to have a relaxing soak
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Under £200... Forgotten about Father's Day? The Melogy salon at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London has a "Dad and Lad" package. It includes a wet shave, hair cut and gift for dad and son for £195. Redeem it anytime before 17 Dec; book by Sunday. melogy.com
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