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Experience spectacular sunsets at Hotel Ombak Sunset on the Gili Islands

Experience spectacular sunsets at Hotel Ombak Sunset on the Gili Islands

By KATIE ANN LAMB I recently set off on a tour of Asia for The Sloaney and the first place that I stayed was the Gili Islands. Famed for providing visitors with the ultimate tranquil escape, these three islands are located just off the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia Gili Trawangan is the largest of […]

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The Hat Club: A fashionista’s sweet shop

The Hat Club: A fashionista’s sweet shop

We are on the brink of a series of fantastic events that make up The Sloaney’s British Summer Social Season. Whether you are braving the unpredictable weather for Ladies Day at the Grand National, heading to the river banks for the Henley Regatta or planning to strut around the Royal Enclosure at Ascot, there are […]

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James Haskell’s Body Blast: Top fitness tips to get your beach body

James Haskell’s Body Blast: Top fitness tips to get your beach body

By JAMES HASKELL Yesterday I wrote about how difficult it can be for you to maintain your New Year’s fitness resolution. It is easy to start with great gusto and then find your motivation and willpower both dwindle. I gave some tips for how to stay strong and also how to avoid picking up some […]

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Only the best for Bond: We test drive the Aston Martin fleet

Only the best for Bond: We test drive the Aston Martin fleet

With the announcement of the new James Bond film came the announcement of a new Aston Martin model with Spectre heralding the launch of the DB10. The company has not only become synonymous with 007 but it is also representative of the best of British luxury. The Sloaney team was recently invited to test drive a […]

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A night of luxury at Hotel Le Richemond in Geneva

A night of luxury at Hotel Le Richemond in Geneva

By KATIE ANN LAMB I recently had the privilege of spending a night at Hotel Le Richemond, which is the offering by the The Dorchester Collection in Geneva. Located on the north bank of the Lake, the hotel boasts sensational views of the famous Jet d’Eau and Mont Blanc whilst over looking Jardin Brunswick. It […]

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Borgo Egnazia: The Italian hideaway for superstars

Borgo Egnazia: The Italian hideaway for superstars

By LAURA TOOGOOD I never need much persuading to visit Italy; it is one of my favourite holiday destinations. In my opinion, this country ticks every box. There is delicious food, fine wine, welcoming people, rich history and a culture that instantly encourages you to relax and switch off from hectic everyday life. While I […]

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The Chedi Andermatt epitomises luxury

The Chedi Andermatt epitomises luxury

By BAILEIGH WALSH Nestled in the very heart of the Swiss Alps, The Chedi Andermatt is a five star deluxe hotel and the epitome of luxury. It is managed by GHM, a group that spearheaded some of Asia’s most opulent resorts and is located just 90 minutes outside of Zurich and two hours from Milan. […]

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The launch of our new Bridal section

The launch of our new Bridal section

The Sloaney is thrilled to announce the launch of our dedicated Bridal section. Last year, Natasha Eddery brought us her incredibly popular Bride-to-be Diary and Katie Ann Lamb was Maid-of-Honour for a separate wedding. Both ladies were able to write some wonderful features, sharing firsthand experiences of the build up to this special occasion. Katie […]

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Summertime soothing with the Natural Birthing Company

Summertime soothing with the Natural Birthing Company

By RACHEL COLLISON With weather in London hotter than Ibiza, the UK has been rejoicing, topping up tans and lighting the BBQ.  I have been dreaming of sipping a cooling and refreshing Lychee Martini  – my first craving if that counts? However, in reality I have been behaving like a very old lady, huffing and […]

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The Noodle House: Jumeirah’s bustling new London restaurant

The Noodle House: Jumeirah’s bustling new London restaurant

By LAURA TOOGOOD   After a very busy evening filming the London Fashion Collections show for Sloaney TV, Sarah Bacon and I had certainly worked up an appetite. Seeing as we both love pan-Asian cuisine and also like to the make the most of a menu, it was the perfect opportunity to sample some of the […]

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Aston Martin and Air Partner host exclusive preview of the Aston Martin Vanquish

Aston Martin and Air Partner host exclusive preview of the Aston Martin Vanquish

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last week The Sloaney team attended a preview of the new Aston Martin Vanquish. The event was hosted by the private aviation company Air Partner, which is the leading provider of aviation charter services. The joint venture of these two impressive global luxury brands was further enhanced by the presence of the […]

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The new Lacaze showroom showcases luxurious handmade furniture

The new Lacaze showroom showcases luxurious handmade furniture

Earlier this month, The Sloaney team attended the launch of a new showroom by Lacaze on the Kings Road in Chelsea. Glamorous guests were treated to chilled fizz and a selection of canapés at the sophisticated soiree, which showcased an impressive selection of key pieces for the home. Following our successful visit to Grand Designs […]

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The alluring charm of La Residencia and Deia

The alluring charm of La Residencia and Deia

By LAURA TOOGOOD | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & TRAVEL EDITOR | Tucked away in the hills of Majorca is an enchanting village that is completely unspoilt. It is so beautiful that I almost don’t want to reveal this hidden gem to others. Although Deia is one of Southern Europe’s best kept secrets, it is certainly not an unknown […]

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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Men

Our columnist, International rugby player James Haskell, provides some shopping inspiration for the perfect Valentine’s Day treats to buy your man… I have a mixed opinion about Valentine’s Day. It seems to be just a very overtly commercial occasion, which puts loads of pressure on men to deliver for their partners. It’s hard enough being […]

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Sloaney TV: The delights of Raemoir House Hotel and Knock Gallery

Sloaney TV: The delights of Raemoir House Hotel and Knock Gallery

By LAURA TOOGOOD As regular readers of The Sloaney will know, my most recent travel assignment involved a stay at the beautiful Raemoir House Hotel, which is located in the remote countryside of Aberdeenshire. The trip proved to be an ideal country escape and is perfect for those looking to enjoy a luxury getaway in […]

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Introducing James Haskell: The England rugby star shares his lifestyle philosophy

We are delighted to welcome International rugby player James Haskell to The Sloaney team. James joins us with a wealth of experience in the areas of health, fitness, sport and nutrition. In his opening piece for The Sloaney, James discusses his lifestyle approach… “Admittedly, I may not be someone you immediately associate with the luxurious and refined […]

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The Sloaney’s guide to the top social hotspots at The Henley Royal Regatta

By KATIE ANN LAMB Recent gale force winds may have blown away all hopes of summer, but fear not, highs of 25°C are predicted in time for The Henley Royal Regatta next week. Henley is undoubtedly renowned as the best Regatta in the world and a definite highlight of the British social season. With thousands […]

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The Sloaney launches video channel with highlights from Badminton Horse Trials

The Sloaney team is very excited (and perhaps a little nervous!) to introduce our brand spanking new Vimeo channel. Sarah Bacon and Kerinne Bunting have been busy capturing images from the first few days of this year’s Badminton Horse Trials. Last night Sarah work around the clock with our Editor, Laura Toogood, to transform the photo […]

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The Sloaney’s Photo Diary of California

Good morning from California (or Good Afternoon to our British readers!). If you follow The Sloaney on Twitter you will know that the travel team are currently exploring some fabulous destinations on the west coast of America. Later this month you will be able to read features that focus on a city break in San […]