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Hotel Review: Roça Belo Monte – The Heroes of Hospitality

Have you ever heard of Príncipe Island? Top marks if you have. If you haven’t – you’re in good company – not only is it Africa’s second smallest island, but it’s actually one of the top 10 least visited places in the world.   This tiny island that’s part of the independent country of São Tomé and Príncipe is…

Zap-It! Mosquito Bite Relief

The Best Remedy for Itchy Mosquito Bites: Zap-It!

It’s official – I’m a mosquito magnet. The worst experience I can remember was in Thailand when I woke up with 84 bites (yes, I counted) and had a terrible allergic reaction to them too. Here’s an interesting fact I found out recently: scientists have discovered that genetics play an 85% role in how susceptible we…

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Bar 160 – Fine Dining with a Twist in Bohemian Brixton

What happens when you combine a world-class chef who specialises in gourmet cuisine and an entrepreneur who’s worked in luxury hotels and the catering business her whole life? A unique fusion called Bar 160.  The brainchild of Rob Probst and Carol Lee Edwards – Bar 160 is all about experiencing good quality gourmet food but without the eye-watering central London prices….

The Sweetest Suite

‘The Sweetest Suite’ – A Snapchat Search for the Coolest Luxury Accommodation in The World

Today I’m excited to launch a new video series – ‘The Sweetest Suite.’  Whenever I travel to new places – you can get behind-the-scenes updates via my Snapchat account: AliciaExplores. (For those of you who are curious to learn more about Snapchat – check this out: I’ll be showcasing some of the most unique places to stay…

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Why YOU need to pay attention to Snapchat

Over 100 million daily users. Over 10 billion daily video views. …and an estimated net worth of $16 billion. Still think Snapchat isn’t worth paying attention to? Experiment with the platform and you’ll soon realise that most of your preconceived ideas are FALSE. It’s NOT just for teenagers and it’s evolved far beyond messages of…