Jun 262008
 
Long Way Down on BBC

Long Way Down on BBC with Ewan McGregor

Best Mates Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman have join forces to travel on their motorbikes from John O’Groats, the most northerly point in Scotland, UK to the most Southern tip of Africa – Cape Agulhas.

Follow their epic journey on the open roads and watch the six part series online at the BBC.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0087bps

 10:09 am  Travel
Jun 252008
 
Festival of San Juan

Summer officially begins in Spain with the celebration of the Festival of San Juan. It is traditional in the coastal regions to take to the beach every summer – just after the Summer Solstice. With the longest day of the year just ended, Spanish people like to begin to party – the Feria’s begin (Festivals) [READ MORE…]

 11:55 am  Travel
Jun 212008
 
Luxury outdoor furniture by Kettal

Kettal is one of the world’s leading outdoor furniture manufactures. Kettal was established in Spain in 1964, and now has distribution in 60 countries, with its Head Office in Barcelona controlling all orders for Kettal, Triconfort, Hugonet and Evolutif product ranges. Kettal have won many design awards including the Interiorismo Plus Award (IPlus) 2009 for [READ MORE…]

 1:27 pm  Furniture
Jun 192008
 
Why Truffles are worth their weight in gold

There’s only one thing that TV celebrity chef Antonio Carluccio, a champion of regional Italian food, loves more than wild mushrooms – and that’s truffles. He is not alone in his passion for this rather odd subterranean delicacy. There is something about the nature of truffles that has captivated food lovers since Roman times. Perhaps [READ MORE…]

 1:47 pm  Gourmet Food
Jun 182008
 
Boutique champagnes in Emerging Markets

A growing thirst for champagne in emerging markets is threatening to create a shortage. The problem stems from the new-found affluence of high fliers in Russia, China and India, where booming economies have sparked a huge demand for the queen of all wines. Sales to India are growing by an astonishing 125 per cent a [READ MORE…]

 9:37 am  Gourmet Food
Jun 162008
 
Buy yourself a box at the Albert Hall...for

For lovers of music and the grand atmosphere of the Royal Albert Hall, it’s the ultimate luxury, the ultimate corporate night out. You can buy your own box, complete with red seats and carpet, plus space for a dining table for up to 10 people or a bar…although it will cost you about the same [READ MORE…]

 9:18 am  Lifestyle & Leisure
Jun 162008
 
New lead for England polo team

English polo fans are expecting great things from their national team following a big shake-up of the management structure. The governing body, the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA), recently appointed former England captain Andrew Hine as team manager and top Argentine star Javier Novillo Astrada, who has a handicap of nine, as team coach. Andrew Tucker [READ MORE…]

 8:28 am  Polo