The Odyssey – restaurant opening

The Holiday Inn at Winchester has been undergoing a front of house transformation. The previously vast open space has been transformed into an ‘Open Lobby’, a vibrant mix of cosy sofas, an e-bar with WiFi, a Media Space with comfy seating, games and TV, and a swish new bar and elegant restaurant.

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England’s Ancient Capital

Tudor House, Winchester, Hampshire

Every time I visit Winchester I am in awe of its beauty. It’s a city to mooch around at leisure and admire the 12th century Cathedral, the Castle ruins and the Tudor Houses in the back streets.

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Staying in a Landmark building

I recently spent some time in the historic city of Bath in the UK. The whole city is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is built from the distinctive Bath Stone which positively glows on a dark winter’s day in England.

Bath’s Georgian architecture @hastagtravelin [image credit Beata Cosgrove Photography]
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Exploring the East End

The East End of London is a fascinating area with a rich history, lively food community and some gorgeous architecture. I recently joined Eating Europe for a food tour, seven courses of ‘English food’ from fish & chips to afternoon tea.

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