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Yakuzza

The Olivier da Costa restaurant experience in Lisbon

If you go to Lisbon, be sure to weave one of chef Olivier da Costa's four restaurants into your holiday experience. We tried three out of the four and frankly, you can be assured of a gastronomically delightful experience.
Royal Bengal Tiger at Sunderbans

Spotting a tiger in the Sunderbans National Park, West Bengal, India

Spotting a tiger in its natural habitat in India is notoriously hard. The mangroves and forests of the Sunderbans National Park are shrouded in mist, mostly uninhabitable and much of it is out of bounds to most humans.
Yoga retreat

Review: Adventure Yogi – Yoga Retreat in East Sussex, UK

The Adventure Yogi retreat comprises a collection of beautifully converted Georgian barns with lots of wood panelling. Yoga was profoundly nourishing and left me in hight spirits and the food was energising and delicious and a fine illustration of how easy it would be, should the inclination be there, to become vegan.
airline cabin

Do airlines deliberately split up passengers who refuse to pay extra for allocated seating?

With so many passengers complaining about being split up from their family members when they choose not to pay for allocated seating on a flight, no wonder the spotlight is on the airlines to explain themselves.
Filling in a survey

11 things surveys taught us about our travel habits

Questions you never knew you needed the answer to: How many calories do you burn at an airport? Can you identify Morroco or Kazakhstan on a world map? ... and more ...
British Airways Boeing 747-400

Is BA’s boarding system based on the price of the fare really elitist?

British Airways' pay-least-board-last policy for boarding planes has sparked anger and criticism. But is zonal boarding really that bad?
Traditional Talo

Restaurant Review: The Bottomless Brunch at Eneko London

Michelin starred chef Eneko Atxa may well be offering the most elegant bottomless brunch in London at his restaurant Eneko at One Aldwych.
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Bet you have never heard of Connaught Village, London

I love London and yet I had no clue about Connaught Village, a triangle of streets that stretches from the mayhem of Edgware Road, to the artsy Bayswater.
Speak Easy tea

BlindSpot Speakeasy Cocktail Tea reviewed, St Martins Lane, London

Grab someone you like by the hand and head for this speakeasy joint to enjoy a surreptitious cocktail tea while exchanging secrets into the night.
Bombay Palace exterior c. Steven Joyce

Restaurant review: Bombay Palace, Connaught Village, London W2

Bombay Place London has quite an interesting heritage being part of an international chain that stretches from New York and Beverley Hills to Kuala Lumpur and Hyderabad.

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