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Toby Rose

Crowne Plaza Gerrards Cross

Formerly the Bellhouse, the Crowne Plaza Gerrards Cross retains a country hotel ambience. The 138-bedroom four-star hotel, spa and events centre is located …

Glasgow Ibis Styles cuts a dash

Hotel chains have a deserved reputation as comfort zones for the weary traveler looking for a sense of belonging in a strange …

A Hotel fit for a Prince Regent

A Hotel fit for a Prince Regent

The Prince Regent is a sprawling series of buildings, including an old chapel which gives the hotel a charm, both English and …

Ibis Marseille

Ibis Marseille

Marseille is booming. Since its successful year as European City of Culture in 2013 the face of this gritty seaport has been …

Robert Carlyle and Emms Thom

Edinburgh Film Festival 2015

There was more than the usual sense of anticipation in the air at Edinburgh Film Festival 2015. Not only the prospect of …

La S. Pellegrino Cannes Cucina

Cannes offers a very tempting backdrop for art du vivre and this year that most Italian of mineral waters succumbed to the …

Hotel Gotham, Manchester

Manchester has a new, and most swanky boutique hotel, on the top floors of a former bank building offering guests commanding height …

Morgan

Morgan and Mercer

Fans of the Morgan, one of Britain’s most romantic and glamorous sports cars, can share a further chapter in the mythic history …

The Teddy Awards, Berlin 2015

The Teddy Awards for queer cinema started life in the Prinz Eisenherz gay bookshop in West Berlin in 1987, and in the …