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Intercontinental Bordeaux, Le Grand Hotel

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall Commanding an Imperial position opposite L’Opera on the Place de la Comedie, Intercontinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel, is an iconic assemblage of seven former magnificent houses. The neo classical façade, c…

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Restaurant Le 7, La Cité Du Vin, Bordeaux

Words: Kirsten Durward   Photos: Monica Tindall Stylish new Restaurant Le 7, named for its position on the seventh floor of La Cité du Vin offers dramatic views of Bordeaux and the Garonne River. The fresh avant-garde stylings of black and cream are enhanced by t…

Tippling Club, A Must-Visit in Singapore

Equally well known for both its progressive modern food and inventive cocktails, Tippling Club was high on our list of ‘to visits’ in our recent Singapore weekend getaway. Both gastronomy and beverage make it into the world’s ‘best of’ lists, gaining places in As…

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The Best of Dubai – A Luxurious Jaunt

The Yum List recently spent four fabulous days in the city of the future, Dubai. Based on our fav experiences from the trip, here’s our run down of where to eat in Dubai, where to stay in Dubai, and what to do in Dubai. The Best of Dubai (click on […]

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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia

There’s nothing quite like arriving home on a flight to Australia as the sun is rising. Right about the same time as breakfast service on the midnight run from Malaysia to Sydney, a fiery striation spans the horizon indicating the day’s inception. It reminds me of h…

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High Tea, Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, Australia

Google “best high teas in Sydney” and Shangri-La Hotel is bound to come up every time in the top three. Much of this fame can be attributed to the “punk princess of the pastry kitchen,” Chef Anna Polyviou, and her contemporary take on executing all things sweet and pe…