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Today we’re venturing to snow-kissed Vienna, truly one of the most exquisite places I’ve ever visited. The city is dripping in striking Baroque and classic architecture, dotted with sculptures, beautiful parks and cobbled streets. I could chat endlessly about this incredible place, but today I’m going to take you on another hotel interiors nosey, this time in Vienna’s Hotel Bristol. Read more »

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There are many beautiful places around the world that we all dream of escaping to, but there’s very few where you can truly hide from ‘real-life’ and immerse yourself completely in another world. It’s time for a dose of healthy escapism and this week I’m going give you a snapshot of life in Arunachal Pradesh.

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Knowing the differences between mattresses is vital to ensure you buy just the right one. Gel mattresses are currently all the rage, harnessing new technology that enables them to mould to your shape and regulate temperature. However, they can be pricey. The next best thing, and largely just as good for most of us, are pocket spring mattresses. Here’s some top picks that have received consistently shining reviews:

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Dry January is officially over,  so pour yourself a tipple and have a read of this brilliant graphic from Dartington Crystal. A fabulously British brand, Dartington operates the only major crystal factory left in the UK, in Devon. They’ve been handcrafting crystal glassware since 1967.

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On this week’s celebrity homes we’re swooning over Hilary Swank’s gorgeous pink and orange skies and we’re drooling over Nina Dobrev’s shrimp and pineapple fried rice. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s doggie trio are pretty damn cute too and Nina’s cat just brings a smile to the face. Keep your eyes peeled for our blog on how to mimic celeb style – out later this week..

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Gel mattresses are all the rage in the bed market. A relatively new technology, gel layers enable a mattress to mould to the contours of your body, ensuring good sleeping posture and comfort. They also regulate body temperature and prevent over-heating (unlike memory foam mattresses). Most gel mattresses combine layers of different materials such as gel with pocket springs.

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