I love lists – a young (old) friend Janine Burns reminded me we were making them together when she was still at School!!
I don’t like ‘The Best of …’ – too presumptuous.
I prefer ‘My Favourites’ – we all are entitled to our own.
Here’s a few to get the year started.
10 Favourite Places to Visit
The Etihad Stadium, Manchester
12 Favourite Places to Eat
Agata e Romeo in Rome
Corrigan’s in Mayfair, London
Binkley’s in Carefree, Arizona
The FrenchCafé in Auckland
The WatersideInn in Bray, Berkshire
CiprianiDowntown in Soho, NYC
Holbeck Ghyll in Windermere, Cumbria
L’Enclume in Cartmel, Cumbria
The MusketRoom in Nolita, NYC
The Old StampHouse in Ambleside, Cumbria
Castigliondel Bosco in Tuscany (pictured above)
Euro in Auckland
12 Favourite Hotels
Castiglion del Bosco, Tuscany
The Bulgari – London, Milan, Bali
Royal Monceau, Paris
Emiliano, Sao Paolo
Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica
Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
The Midland, Morecambe
The One & Only, Bahamas
La Samanna, St Maarten
The Ritz, Paris