Nouveau North at The Townhouse Hotel, Manchester

Manchester is one of the biggest cities in the north of England, and known as an established music hub and for its curry mile. The city centre itself has plentiful wonderful Michelin restaurants, and luxury hotels. The newest addition to this is The Townhouse Hotel, situated a short walk from the train station or a short drive from Manchester airport. On the approach to The Townhouse Hotel…

Dressed Down Fashion at Manchester House

After a fierce battle to be the first in Manchester to claim one of those illustrious Michelin Stars, Aiden Byrne’s Manchester House has been the word on everyone’s lips despite the shooting star bypassing Manchester altogether. The hidden restaurant sits high up in an ivory tower in the elite Spinningfields edge of town. The tower isn’t actually ivory, its concrete and on first impressions…

Gusto – Manchester’s Perfect Food Remedy

Winter in Manchester can be hard to stomach, gone are the lights promising Christmas cheer, the vibrant German inspired markets and the flowing mulled ciders to soothe chilly bones. Instead everyone bows their head, the rain sweeps in with an icy chill and we all start to pray for the sultry damp spring mornings that come with a promise of summer. In these moments it helps to seek rich comfort…

Gourmet Adventures in Manchester

The North of England may sit beneath a concrete sky but pockets of finely tuned culture can be found in the city streets of Manchester. The epitome of cool, Manchester seems to collect hip youngsters, bedraggled musicians and a mass of students that flock the edges of the Northern Quarter and Piccadilly Gardens after dark. Yet for those seeking a lavish experience to replace the comfort food…

Elegance and Formal Fun at Michael Caines Abode

Escaping the rain and grime of Manchester’s city streets couldn’t be more chic then when you tiptoe down into the basement of Abode and find Michael Caines. The national treasure is already renowned for his Michelin star magic and the art of elegance and fine dining blend beautifully in this branch of the empire. The suave sommelier leads you to a tucked away table besides the bar and tempts…

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LIVING A NOMADIC LIFESTYLEsince 1998WHO AM I IN A NUTSHELL?I am a nomad and a luxury travel expert who believes that “Home is where I sleep tonight.”  When I was four years old, our beautiful Canadian style house burnt down in the middle of the night forcing my family to seek shelter in our neighbor’s house. Since then, everyone in my family has adopted a nomadic lifestyle, especially me. I…

The Lowry – Signature Northern Style

With its slick black canals and silver skies Manchester can weigh heavy, especially when the first frost settles on the ground. Yet seasonal cheer, delightful decadence and a hip and happening indie scene can be found tucked away on the fringes where Salford meets Manchester in the stunning Lowry Hotel. Boasting chic modern designs, superior suites and window to floor views across the…

Fabulously Inspired Fusion at Australasia

The chic and achingly trendy streets of Deans gate in Manchester seem to have a new contender when it comes to cool places to dine. The unassuming glass pyramid placed next to the Armani Shop is a blink-and-you-may-miss-it feature, but go down the sweeping stairs and you will find a basement venue that pulls out all the stops. Australasia is the word on everyone’s lips with its pan pacific…

Top 5 Luxury Hotels for Celebrating Halloween

Too old for trick or treating? There’s still much frightening fun to be had at Halloween. Creaky floorboards, mysterious figures in the shadows, bloodcurdling screams… fancy a stay in one of the world’s most haunted hotels or an extravagant night at a masquerade ball? Image Courtesy: flickr.com/marksebastian We’ve tracked down the most hair-raising Halloween events at some truly…

UK NightLife – Top 10 Nightclubs to Party

Great Britain has some of the best nightclubs in the world. Many people travel here just to experience the diversity of the nightlife. While there are many options to choose from, there are some that are proven to provide the best in entertainment. Here are the ten best British nightclubs: Fabric, London Fabric, located on Charterhouse Street in London, opened in 1999. It is has three…

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FIND ME SOMEWHEREI temporary call home.WORKING WITH LUXE IN A CITYContact me at “roxanne at luxeinacity dot com” or connect with me on LinkedIn to discuss the possibility of a partnership. WHAT ARE MY FUTURE TRAVEL PLANS?I am currently on the second leg of my Pan American road trip with my boyfriend, Tommy, and my Bengal cat, Mikadué,…