A longtime journalist, Bridget has written for a number of respected publications, including Vanity Fair, Forbes, British Vogue, Departures, Travel+Leisure, House & Garden, DuJour, Equestrian Quarterly, Refinery29, and A Little Bird.
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Travel + Leisure
Back in 1901, Monet, was the inaugural artist-in-residence at the Savoy Hotel. Today, when scanning the walls of Claridge’s in Mayfair, you’ll find ribbons of brush strokes courtesy of David Downton, the hotel’s first-ever artist in residence.
Tea in Britain is about as iconic as the Queen. The idea of taking this late-day refreshment evolved in the early 19th century, when the 7th Duchess of Bedford bemoaned “having that sinking feeling” as the afternoon approached.
While we hesitate to say Shakespeare is having a resurgence—since, frankly, there’s never really been a lull in interest in his works—it is worth noting that the Bard is having an especially good year in London.
It’s no longer newsworthy to talk about East London as a desirable destination. Packed with talented chefs, well-established clothing and accessories designers, the East of the city isn’t bubbling—it has boiled.
Everyone knows that a transatlantic flight leaves you dehydrated and a touch groggy, but if you’re landing in the international hub of London, there’s an easy pick-me-up just steps away. Head to these six spas for the city’s top beauty treatments.
London’s gastronomic landscape is so much more expansive than fish and chips and bangers and mash. Recently, desserts are taking over the gourmet zeitgeist, and we’ve journeyed through the city to discover the best of its sweets spots.
Takeout: It's a little bit guilt-inducing, a little bit Bridget Jones. We’ve all had those moments when our Chinese for one arrives with four sets of chopsticks. But in London, the standard takeout menu is undergoing a makeover, thanks to a host of companies and chic start-up restaurants that are making it more fancy than functional—and perfect for visitors who need a break from dining out during their stay.
Eclectic, glamorous, fun, fresh—the superlatives available to describe London’s ever-growing restaurant scene are endless. And it doesn’t show signs of slowing down soon—the latest restaurants that have opened in the capital are light on fads and heavy on substance, quickly securing loyal fans for their quality and vibe.
With several hot new summer pop-ups in London, we traversed the landscape to find the best ones. Be warned, there’s an element of gimmickry to a pop-up; they are fleeting, after all, and often lean heavily on their location—but then again, that’s half the fun.
In today’s world of 600-threadcount Frette sheets and potent five-star service, there are still too many top hotels with claustrophobic boxes posing as fitness facilities. Whether on a long-haul holiday, a quick weekend away or a frenetic business trip, an outing to the onsite hotel gym can be the ideal way to unwind.
Boris Johnson, alongside architect Renzo Piano, cut the ribbon to open The Shard on February 1, 2013 in London. Then the tallest building in Europe (a title that has since been swiped by a more recent design in Moscow), it’s still almost twice as high as any London viewpoint.
Like her oversized black sunglasses and perfectly tailored Givenchy dress, Audrey Hepburn never goes out of style. Today, London’s National Portrait Gallery opens Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon, a look into the actress’s life that already has lines of people snaking around Trafalgar Square.