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Enchanted Manor

Situated in the most picturesque corner of the Cotswolds in the village of Upper Slaughter is Lords of the Manor.

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The Lamb Inn

Located on a quaint side street in the heart of Burford, The Lamb Inn boasts 17 bedrooms, each room uniquely designed with history around every corner. This dog-friendly hotel is also home to a traditional bar and cozy lounges, a beautifully manicured garden and an award-winning Brasserie.

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Weekend RSVP

Some people call New York City their favorite place in the world. They’re addicted to Manhattan’s restless energy and ruthless work culture, to how quickly things move and the chaos of it all. But for Amanda Brooks, the city and her high-ranking city job, was eating her up alive.

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Cotswolds Tea Party

For lovers of afternoon tea, this quirky little tea room is worth visiting at least once in your life. Situated next to the medieval bridge of a living fairytale town named Bradford-on-Avon, The Bridge Tea Rooms dates back as far as 1502 and has claimed itself as the first tea room in Europe.

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Saving Iford

Many people know Iford Manor for its romantic Italianate garden, created by the revered Edwardian designer-architect Harold Peto. Little do they know of the story of its resurrection after the Second World War by two generations of the Cartwright-Hignett family who now manage and reside in the estate.

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From Farm to Fashion

You can trust that whatever Amanda Brooks touches turns into a success story. It’s more than just the fact that Brooks was formerly Barney’s New York Fashion Director, a highly coveted position that comes with great influence.

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Charming Rabbit Hole

When planning our trip to the Cotswolds, we made certain that The Wild Rabbit was included in our itinerary, as we have heard many positive reviews from close friends.

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The Truth is Out There

Call me gullible, a mystic or a person of faith if you wish, but curiosity about the unknown has always been a part of me. Whether it was the Ouija board game in high school with friends, the sighting of UFOs over a late night walk along the Seine or our recent visit to a crop circle, these mysteries truly fascinate me.

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My Own Fairytale

Have you ever stepped into a fairytale? I have. It was the moment I set foot onto Daylesford Organic Farms. Just an hour train ride from busy and bustling Victoria Station in London, Daylesford Organic Farms is a world away… in time and place.

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ONCE UPON A THYME

Waking up at Thyme, a luxury bed-and-breakfast hotel in Southrop, is like waking up in a fairytale. Built around a pebbled courtyard with its own organic garden, cookery school, a beautifully restored medieval barn and a renovated farmhouse, Thyme is quintessential Cotswolds.

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CLASSIC WITH A BOHEMIAN TWIST

Different cultures and traditional paintings are the two major sources of inspiration for Notre Monde, a distinctive furniture, lighting and home accessories studio based in the US.

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PETIT CRAFT

Mezzanine, a new lifestyle store in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is founded by French couple Edson and Liza Pannier.

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GONE CAMPING

As the story of the property and the ongoing renovation started to get picked up by the press, people from all over asked if they could come stay.

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THE ONLY WAY IS UP

At first glance, East Sac Farms may look like a lush garden at your green-loving neighbor’s home. But upon closer inspection, a bounty of organic fruits and vegetables sprout from this 250-square-meter plot of land run by the husband-and-wife team of Kyle Hagerty and Morgan Daily Hagerty.

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OUI-LÀ

Oui Shave's only mission was to solve the typical problems of shaving.

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7 DAYS OUT

A night in with a glass of wine and a good movie, or as kids these days call it, ‘Netflix and Chill’, is never a bad idea. Once you’ve finished bingeing your favorite shows and have caught up on all the movies in your Watch List, we highly recommend adding the Netflix Original 7 Days Out to your lineup.

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