Archive for March, 2014

Pelham Hall, Burwash, East Sussex: B&B review

March 3, 2014
Pelham Hall, Burwash, East Sussex: B&B review

A 14th-century hall in deepest Sussex lovingly turned into a B&B by a chatty Manhattanite makes a – nearly – perfect bolthole Nungwi Village ‘Welcome to our swish bed and breakfast in a 14th c. hall house overlooking the Sussex Weald. Oh my!” says Pelham Hall’s website. I’m a sucker for cool graphics and a […]

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Three days in Christchurch, New Zealand – travel guide

March 3, 2014

Where to stay, eat and visit on a trip to Christchurch: a long weekend spent touring the extraordinary renewal of the city that survived an earthquake Van Badham

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Autographer wearable camera: reviewed on a Berlin city break

March 3, 2014
Autographer wearable camera: reviewed on a Berlin city break

The Autographer, a wearable camera that clips on to a bag or jacket, takes photos automatically, so there’s no need to frame a shot. Will Coldwell tested it on a short break to Berlin People like to take photos. Lots of photos. Since the advent of the cameraphone it has never been easier to capture […]

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The Temple Bar Inn, Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire: hotel review

March 3, 2014
The Temple Bar Inn, Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire: hotel review

The bedrooms need a little tweaking but this Herefordshire B&B and country pub is unfussily comfortable and good value for money Nungwi Village This area of Herefordshire, hard against the Welsh border, is known as the Golden Valley but, on the evening I visit, its skies are the colour of lead. Flood waters have been […]

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The Florentine, Sheffield: hotel review

March 3, 2014
The Florentine, Sheffield: hotel review

With its buzzy atmosphere and good rooms, this pub-hotel in Sheffield’s Fulwood district has benefited from a major refurbishment that its corporate backers should be shouting about Without scrutinising the small print, you wouldn’t know that this is a Marston’s pub (but run by its Revere Pub Company subsidiary). An imposing Victorian pile in leafy Fulwood […]

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Why Shanghai diners love China’s first British restaurant

March 3, 2014
Why Shanghai diners love China’s first British restaurant

Mr Harry Authentic British Restaurant has proved a huge hit with locals – and with prawn cocktail, bangers and mash, fish and chips, and bread-and-butter pudding on the menu, who can blame them? The people of China – or at least the 22 million of them who live in Shanghai – finally have a chance […]

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Hoi Polloi: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

March 3, 2014
Hoi Polloi: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

Among all the top knots and beanie hats, Jay feels out of place at Hoi Polloi. But then the delicious food arrives… The Sunday evening of London fashion week in the low-lit, new Nordic fantasy that is Hoi Polloi, and the challenge is not to hate the place. Look at these people. The corrugated wood-panelled […]

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Three days in Christchurch, New Zealand – travel guide

March 3, 2014

Where to stay, eat and visit on a trip to Christchurch: a long weekend spent touring the extraordinary renewal of the city that survived an earthquake Van Badham

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Chriskitch: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

March 3, 2014
Chriskitch: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

Meat eaters don’t normally do salad, but Jay’s world is turned upside down by a plate of the green stuff 7a Tetherdown, London N10 (020 8411 0051). Meal for two £40 (if you try hard) I went to Muswell Hill in north London for salad. This was not easy. There was a tube strike, which […]

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A day in Colaba, Mumbai: city guide

March 3, 2014
A day in Colaba, Mumbai: city guide

The old British quarter is rising from the ashes of its Raj heritage and reinventing itself as a happening part of the city, packed with bars, restaurants, shops and loads of stuff to see and do Mumbai is a city of dreams and shocking realities – the home of Bollywood bling and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Given […]

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