Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield House Hotel

With Scottish tourism opening up this week it’s time to get planning your first staycation. Situated only five minutes from Edinburgh city centre is the impressive and renowned Prestonfield House hotel, owned by hotelier-restaurateur James Thomson OBE. This historic building sits within its 20-acre garden, its white baroque exterior standing proud against the rugged backdrop [...]

The Fife Arms Hotel

The Fife Arms Hotel

Located in the quaint village of Braemar in the Scottish Highlands is the luxurious boutique hotel, the Fife Arms Hotel. This Victorian establishment was meticulously transformed in 2018 by new owners Iwan and Manuela Wirth, co-founders of the revered global gallery Hauser & Wirth. The restoration injected new vigour into the building whilst carefully respecting [...]

Faîr Parfum – Faîr Royale

Faîr Parfum – Faîr Royale

In 1888 perfumer Francis Charrier set out to create Faîr Parfum, a perfume house that would rebel against the industrialisation of the perfume industry. By paying fair wages to its workers and injecting profits into educating their workers' children, this innovative fragrance house quickly made an impact within the circles of French high society. In [...]

Luxury Candles

Luxury Candles

Spring is now upon us and days are getting longer, but candle season is still very much in full swing. We’ve all spent a lot of time indoors this year, and snuggling up on the sofa with a warm drink and a flickering scented candle has been my idea of heaven. This year I came [...]