Tea Time at Fortnums

Fortnum and Mason was established in 1707 by William Fortnum and Hugh Mason as a grocery that was known for selling quality food. Its headquarters, and upmarket department store is located in Piccadilly, London. They even have a location in Dubai. I was not interested in┬átea until I visited London…
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Visit to Harrods

Harrods opened in 1834. It is a luxury department store in London. Their motto is Omnia Omnibus Ubique, which means “All things for all people, everywhere”. The motto makes sense because they have over 300 different departments spanning eight floors. Harrods has always captivated me knowing that they used to…
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Press for Champagne

Bob Bob Ricard was the first restaurant I ate at on this trip. I was mainly drawn into making reservations at this place because of their popular “Press for Champagne” button. Once the button is pressed, a waiter arrives in seconds at the side of your table to refill your flute. The…
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Day at Spa Gregorie’s

One of my best friends and I had received gift cards to Spa Gregorie’s. We scheduled appointments at the same time to experience a spa day together. The staff gave us a warm welcome as soon as we entered. We were given an informative presentation and walk through the entire…
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Yves Saint Laurent Stilettos

I had been eyeing these shoes for a while. These Yves Saint Laurent stilettos were one of my college graduation presents. The pronunciation of Yves Saint Laurent is Eve Sane Lauren where the “T” in both Saint and Laurent are barely audible. If you want to take the easy route,…
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