V&A Dundee Opens to the World

V&A Dundee Opens to the World

As Scotland’s first design museum, V&A Dundee tells a global story, investigating the international importance of design alongside presenting Scotland’s outstanding design achievements. V&A Dundee’s construction and fit-out took three and a half years to complete and it stands at the centre of the £1 billion transformation of the Dundee waterfront, once part of the [...]

Launch of Fingal: A First for Scotland

Launch of Fingal: A First for Scotland

Launching in Autumn 2018, a new £5million development is set to transform Scotland’s hotel scene. Fingal, a former Northern Lighthouse Board ship, begins an exciting new chapter offering beautiful cabins, dining and entertaining space, set in Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith. Developed by The Royal Yacht Britannia’s trading company, Royal Yacht Enterprises, Fingal’s 23 luxury [...]

Gin meets Kilts

Gin meets Kilts

SCOTLAND’S CONTEMPORARY SPIRIT ENCAPSULATED IN BOTTLE AND TARTAN Caorunn Collaborate With Scottish Designer To Champion Craftsmanship The premium Scottish gin Caorunn (pronounced “ka-roon”) is proud to announce a collaboration with multiple award-winning creator of cutting-edge kilts, Siobhan Mackenzie. Siobhan has created a bespoke kilt, the iconic handcrafted Scottish garment, celebrating Caorunn’s contemporary tartan which is [...]

Scottish meets Chilean

Scottish meets Chilean

Situated in a basement location on Edinburgh’s prestigious Hanover Street is the newly opened 83 Hanover Street, and on Wednesday I was lucky enough to try out the array of delicious cuisine on offer at this new addition to Edinburgh’s culinary scene. 83 Hanover Street is the first dining project from former Gleneagles restaurant manager and [...]

Istanbul

Istanbul

One of my favourite places to visit is Turkey, in particular Istanbul. Having visited Istanbul a number of times in all seasons, each experience has been completely different. For me Istanbul has a mystical chaotic charm which I fell in love with the minute I first visited. There is a constant buzz due to the [...]

The Wellesley – Jazz Lounge

The Wellesley – Jazz Lounge

  The Wellesley; beautifully restored before opening in 2012, this intimate luxury hotel adjacent to Hyde Park in London is the perfect place to escape the busy streets of the city. Its beautiful facade lures you in, where you can enjoy the many luxurious services of this glamorous boutique-grand hotel. After travelling to London from [...]