Month: December 2014

Space NK – Our Top Skincare Buys

It’s no secret that we are addicted to Space NK – it’s basically the (better!) London version of Sephora and has all our favourite beauty brands under one roof, which makes popping in and spending on our NDulge card far too easy to do! You’re paying for quality at Space NK and for skincare it’s often worth the investment to break away from those Simple Cleansing Wipes and give your skin an upgrade.

We’ve noticed ours needing some extra TLC from the mix of ice-cold wind and stuffy central heating so we’re taking a bit more time to look after it to improve the dullness and minimise those pores. Here’s our list of best products and tools to take you through our best Make Up Removers, through to Cleaners, Exfoliators, Moisturisers and Serums. Your fast track to get the glow…. (more…)

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Hubbard & Bell at the Hoxton Hotel, Holborn

Hubbard & Bell is a restaurant in the new Hoxton Hotel (in Holborn!) and is part of the Soho House ever-expanding portfolio. They’ve also incorporated a Holborn Grind coffee shop and a new branch of one of our favourites; Chick Shop (aka posh Nandos – and everything comes with their immense butter lettuce and avocado salad) in the basement.  It had come highly recommended, particularly for the oxtail with marmalade on toast and the s’mores – so naturally we booked immediately! (more…)

Vienna: The Ultimate Christmas City Break

We love a weekend city break. We especially love a festive weekend city break. So where to go? We wanted Christmas markets, cake, mulled wine, beautiful architecture and oh yeah did we mention cake? There really was only one contender – Vienna.

We stayed at the sumptuously gorgeous Hotel Sacher in the heart of the city. Besides being one of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Hotel Sacher is also the home of the original sachertorte. Have you ever had a sachertorte? No? Well that’s reason enough to get your tush over to Vienna. A tender crumbed chocolate cake draped in apricot jam and a rich, dark chocolate glaze. It’s a serious haute eat.

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Nutella Stuffed Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies? Yes. Sea Salt with dark chocolate? Always. Stuffed with Nutella? Are you kidding me?

This may be the best combo ever… and they taste as good as they sound. Healthy? No but in a new world of green juices, chia puddings and super food salads, sometimes you need a gooey nutella-stuffed-sea-salt-chocolate-chip-cookie. And they’re super easy to make – score!

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