The Flight From Hell .

Generally, I’d like to think my blog posts are pretty upbeat, it takes a lot to make my blood boil.  I’m pretty much all about sharing my positive experiences. Showing off at my savvy shopping skills and general ability to source good value but also great service and experiences.  I’ve often been told if I…

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Magical Mauritius. – Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort.

The hotel, the facilities, the location, all absolutely fantastic.  But what makes Long BeachGolf And Spa Hotel special, above others, is it’s people. They are the greatest asset of this resort and it is them that will have many holiday makers, including ourselves returning time and time again.
I urge you, if your looking for a honeymoon vacation,  or travelling with children, try it.

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Something for the Weekend? – Sisu Boutique Hotel, Marbella.

Marbella. It all started when a VERY  handsome young waiter dressed in white polo shirt and white shorts,  upon arrival and said to us, “Welcome Ladies..would you care for a pill?” With that he extended a silver platter with a range of small circular very pretty to be honest objects.  Rather taken aback, I looked…

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Barraka – Mediterranean Street Food. Review.

  On Friday 15th July I was fortunate enough to be invited to sample the delights of Barraka, which can be found at 7 Artillery Lane, London E1 7LP, with  a view to giving them honest feedback.  That day has changed what lunch looks like for me in London.   Wow, I never knew such…

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Going In: The Dressing Room.

The Dressing room is every woman’s dream.  The name in itself lets you know you’re about to enter somewhere special.  As a girl, a dressing room is  a place of mythological importance, that most girls grow up wishing we had.  The dressing rooms of the movies with endless gorgeous clothes and the opportunity to play…

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Going In – House of Spring.

Welcome to a new feature on madamehighst.com.  Going In…. Essentially is’a a spotlight on brands, you really ought to be paying  attention to right now.  This week, it’s time to look at new kid on the block making waves in the footwear market, House of Spring. Having met the owner, Radhia Hadef at a Wedding…

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The Good Life – The Life Style Edit.

The Good Life.  What is it?  What constitutes the good life for you when you hear this phrase?  Be careful, your answer is good hint of your age.  If you were to refer for example to  to Jerry and Margot, characters from the well loved popular television series “The Good Life’  well, then we know…

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Boho Chic, – The Bohemian Edit.

When you hear the phrase Boho Chic, what springs to mind? Yes, same here, images of actress Sienna Miller, Super Model Kate Moss, Meg Matthews and the original Glastonbury festival  celebrity crowd. Bohio Chic, taken from the word Bohemian, is all about that loose, carefree, comfortable yet uber stylish and hip vibe, all rolled into…

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Pick it, pack it…. – The Spring Break Edit

It’s that time folks. The sun is almost shining, teasing us slightly and getting us excited for more. The official bank holidays are around the corner. School’s out, work is off, you know what to do.  You know that time, when the infamous Peter Kaye Quote comes into play. “Picked it, booked it, packed it,…

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