Travel like a VIP in northern California

Enjoy everything the Golden State has to offer – from incredible views to world-class food and drink and insider experiences – in stress-free luxury on a tour with Trafalgar

Originally posted on MSN UK, August 2014

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Spa review: Aqua Sana at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

At just an hour from London by train, this newly-opened spa makes for a perfect escape from the city

Originally posted on MSN UK, September 2014

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If the thought of a visit to Center Parcs conjures up images of non-stop activity (games of badminton, forest cycles, splashing around an overcrowded swimming pool – you know the drill) then the Aqua Sana spa at the chain’s Woburn Forest village is here to change your perception. Continue reading

Live in Levi’s – rebooting the iconic denim brand

How does a company with over 160 years of heritage tap in to the 21st century market? As Levi’s launch their new $100m campaign, we talk to the company’s president to find out

Originally posted on MSN UK, August 2014

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Do you remember your very first pair of Levi’s? This writer does. It was the year 2000 and, inspired by Britney Spears’ just-so denim cut-offs in the Don’t Let Me Be the Last to Know video, I took a pair of scissors to my mum’s vintage 501s. My mum may not have been best pleased, but I loved my newly-sheared shorts. Whilst Britters only saw fit to pair her with an itsy-bitsy bikini top, I wore mine with everything: over tights in winter, with oversized tees and sandals in summer, with a simple vest on lazy Saturdays spent catching up on laundry and, well, watching more Britney Spears videos.

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