May 2013

  • 31 May'13

    Battle of the cupcakes: Magnolia...

    There is one thing that I must do whenever I visit New York City – that is to eat my favourite cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery. Frankly, I really do not care how much sugar is loaded into each cupcake (the killer is...

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  • 27 May'13

    Rare gem in busy airport...

    I was so glad that I could finally rest my tired feet and soul after 7 hours of three connecting flights from Moscow to Frankfurt. I was particularly overjoyed when I arrived at Hilton Frankfurt Airport Hotel especially after having squeezed myself...

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  • 23 May'13

    Tired Grand Dame – Hilton...

    Occupying one of the most iconic “Seven Sisters” buildings in the city, Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel commands a certain grandeur along the skyline of Moscow’s city centre. The hotel is very popular with business travellers as it is located strategically close to...

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  • 20 May'13

    Josh Groban wowed his fans...

    Josh Groban wowed his fans in Moscow, Russia, with a repertoire that spans his entire career on 19 May 2013. He began his 90-min set with his hit single, Brave, from his latest album, All That Echoes. Throughout the entire concert at...

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  • 19 May'13

    A foodie’s paradise – The...

    Just a stone’s throw away from my hotel, W, lies a cafe that had caught my attention. The interior of the restaurant seems to cater to those who are madly in love – cupid figurines, lightings with angel’s wings and pastel-coloured furnishing...

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  • 18 May'13

    Excellent location – Crowne Plaza...

    I was staying at another hotel chain and had to move to the Crowne Plaza St Petersburg Ligovsky because I was joining a tour group.  When I first checked into the hotel, I was not particularly impressed with it.  Crowne Plaza St...

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