London’s highest garden: The Sky Garden rooftop

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London is a fascinating city and one of the most exciting travel destinations in the world. London is certainly a very desirable cultural city with an endless offer of musicals, concerts, exhibitions, museums and you name it. However, there is one type of attraction that puts London directly into my top travel choices: the rooftops. Yes, you read it. I am in love with London rooftop bars. But despite my unconditional love for Paris, I must confess that London has a wider and most attractive leisure offer when it comes to surprising venues. In the City of London particularly, you … Continue reading

French women in London take shopping to the next level

For the few past months, London is experiencing a new wave of French fashion related events.  London has always been home to the biggest community of French expats in the world but since the start of the European crisis, London is attracting a totally new type of French expats. I love meeting French people living in London and sharing stories and reasons why we all left France to come to London. For instance, I have noticed that French people coming to the UK are younger and they don’t all necessary come for professional reasons only. It is long over the … Continue reading

Barbecoa by Jamie Oliver: fine dining restaurant review

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I have recently been invited to spend a fabulous city evening at the oh so acclaimed Jamie Oliver’s finest meat restaurant in London: Barbecoa. I was very much looking forward to discovering this steak’s temple not only because I love a proper high-quality meat restaurant but because this spot has become a reference within London’s fine dining addicts scene. First of all, I must admit that as a southern French native I love steaks and proper locally sourced (especially organic) beef meet and any special, or regular, occasion is the perfect excuse for a thick cut of Sirloin, Rib-Eye or … Continue reading

The best rooftop bars in the City of London this summer

London is known for its very attractive and vibrant nightlife around the world. In the past decade, London has also been working hard to become one of the best gastronomic capitals of the world too: visitors, residents and even Michelin stared French chefs, like Joel Robuchon, all agree with the fact that London hosts the most exciting, inventive and international offer of top-notch restaurants in the world. Everything is possible in London, whatever your crave is, whatever your budget, London has it! As a serious foodie and cocktail amateur, I find myself exploring new avenues on a regular basis…letting London … Continue reading

Fine dining in London: review of the Northall Restaurant

After a truly magical evening at the Corinthia 5 star Hotel in London for diner, I felt I had to share my experience with you! Being French I think it is in my genes to love good food, so I did not feel guilty the day I realized fine dining had become one of my biggest hobbies in life. However, I do not believe fine dining means expensive restaurants, pretentious 7 lines complicated dish names or even awards or Michelin stars. From my personal perspective, fine dining is the result of a combination of quality ingredients, creativity, savoir-faire, service and atmosphere. … Continue reading