Possibly the only thing that can make a classic British afternoon tea better: a handcrafted martini. At DUKES London, the DUKES MarTEAni Afternoon Tea comes with not one, but three stunningly delicious mini martinis. Offered in partnership with The East India Company, the themed tea utilizes The East India Company Gin, distilled in London with highest quality botanicals, and a selection of infused vermouths that include Black Pepper & Citrus paired with savory sandwiches, Victoria Plum paired with freshly baked scones and a Spiced Karak Tea Martini made with a vermouth infusion using The East India Company’s First Romance Tea. This fragrant black tea features fruits and flower petals — the perfect accompaniment to pastries and sweet treats.
Valentine’s Day may come and go, but London is always an excellent destination for a romantic meal. At DUKES, guests can sleep late on Sunday and enjoy a Bottomless Brunch at GBR (Great British Restaurant). Among the choices are baked smoked haddock and eggs served with cheese and chives, confit duck hash, and waffles served with caramelized bananas and sticky toffee walnuts. Add the Bottomless Sparkling Wine option and enjoy two hours of bubbly. Come back for dinner and select from the à la carte menu, with choices of Scorched Mackerel with pickled courgette; sea herbs and tomatoes from the Isle of Wight; Barbary Duck with salt-baked turnips, puffed spelt and shallots braised in duck drippings; or Charlestown Mussels with Hallets cider and fries seasoned with celery salt and apple vinegar. All menus are under the creative direction of Norfolk-born Executive Head Chef Nigel Mendham, who puts a fascinating — and delicious — stamp on traditional British fare.
A popular Virginia stay, Massanutten Resort, is getting a big update this summer. The resort originally opened its doors in 2006.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
JetBlue kicked off service to Guadeloupe (PTP) this month. Flights began Feb. 1 from New York City (JFK). JetBlue is the only airline to offer flights between the Northeast and the Caribbean island. Flights are around four and a half hours.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
Falling asleep in economy class can be a test of flexibility and patience, often depending on how tired you are. No matter how many ways your body contorts to sleep sitting upright, it’s hard to avoid the dreaded head drop, from little to no head support, that can easily jerk you (and your neighbor) awake.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
Heathrow Airport built a “bespoke set of anti-drone systems” around its airfield. The system, created by U.K.-based firm Operational Solutions, detects and tracks drones in surrounding airspace. The “new and innovative” system can also locate drone pilots and show their location.