THE IRON FAIRIES HONG KONG

The latest addition to Hong Kong’s nightlife is The Iron Fairies, the brainchild of design extraordinaire Ashley Sutton (behind Ophelia and J Boroski). Originating from Bangkok, the bar brings something surreal with a hint of Middle Earth to a city already choking with watering holes. Find the alley off Wyndham Street at 1 Hollywood Road and you’ll stumble through inconspicuous curtains…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: NOTTING HILL

Notting Hill: renowned for the eponymous movie, Portobello Market with dubious antiques and a whole load of new cafes and restaurants that cater to its upscale clientele. It may just be me but it seems that there’s a trend for serving up stylish, fresh plates with a health consciousness in W11. Leading the way is Clean and Lean, Farmacy, Farm…
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GRAND FERDINAND HOTEL, VIENNA

Walk into the Grand Ferdinand hotel and you are greeted by a horse to rival Black Beauty, a grand chandelier, palms and a friendly concierge. Just a ten minute walk from Vienna Central Station (from the airport to the main station costs €12/single €19/return), your venture will lead you through a picturesque park. The perfect starter to a well-designed and gorgeous main…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: A DAY IN VIENNA

I absolutely love Vienna. It’s an architectural wonder-city, home to philosophers, Mozart, Franz Josef and some seriously good chocolate cake. Sorry, ‘torte’. Aside from falling in love with the Natural History Museum, the Schonburg Palace and its historical zoo, eating my way around Vienna was a highlight of the weekend getaway. This post on What A Girl Eats covers where…
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PARIS TOOK MY BREATH AWAY

When my boyfriend and I arrived in Paris on our train from Zurich, I could feel that something was different. There is such an aura about the city that it’s hard to describe, you really have to be there to experience it but for those of you who haven’t been – I’ll try to explain. Call it a construct but…
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8 lessons on adult life that I learnt from 4 cities

London 1. You have to be excited about life to really be living. Part of this is having people around you who are passionate about things that make you think. Find conversations with great stories and people that make you want to laugh, cry and be inspired by life and all of its quirks. 2. Be selective. Most people I know in…
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