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Lauren Hill

Lauren Hill

After spending a number of years in Singapore and Japan, Lauren returned to London, where she became deputy editor at Hg2 travel publishers. She now writes about the world’s most incredible places for Elite Traveler. She has previously written for Esquire and Food & Travel, among other travel and lifestyle publications.

Cocktail of the Week: The Glenlivet Glade

By Lauren Hill

Speyside Coffee Cocktail at The Glenlivet Glade, Rosewood London 30ml The Glenlivet Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish 30ml Drambuie 50ml fresh coffee Dash of simple syrup Twist of orange zest To make this cocktail, combine all the ingredients, except the orange zest, and stir, then heat it all together in a coffee machine or saucepan. Leave for several minutes but […]

Inside the Brand New Sushisamba Covent Garden

By Lauren Hill

On November 1st, Sushisamba began welcoming guests in to its newest location, Sushisamba Covent Garden, adding to the brand’s existing locations in Miami, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, and the 40th floor of the Heron Tower in London. The newest addition has been a highly anticipated arrival for the vibrant restaurant brand known for fusing Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian culture and cuisine, […]

Louis XIII Cognac to Release First Smart Decanter

By Lauren Hill

Marking a first for the spirits world, cognac distiller Louis XIII has announced the creation of a Smart Decanter that uses NFC technology to connect you to the Louis XIII Society and its array of benefits. Launching in February 2019, this innovation will give you direct access to exclusive content, unique experiences and personalized service. Each Smart Decanter has a […]

Inside the 28th Cartier Racing Awards at The Dorchester

By Lauren Hill

Last night, the 28th edition of Cartier’s annual Racing Awards took place at The Dorchester Hotel in London. Hosted by the managing director of Cartier UK, Laurent Feniou, and Cartier racing consultant, the Hon. Harry Herbert, this illustrious affair saw the best in European horseracing come together to celebrate the top horses and one particular trainer who stood out in […]

The Best Winter Retreats from London

By Lauren Hill

As winter sets in, pay a visit to one of the UK’s most celebrated country house hotels. Here’s our pick of the best winter retreats from London. Thyme Gloucestershire Originally a cooking school, then boutique hotel, and now with a newly launched spa, Thyme is a restored manor and farm in the idyllic Cotswold countryside built on a love for […]

Michael Crompton on the Insights of Luxury Travel Intelligence

By Lauren Hill

Earlier this fall, Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI) revealed the findings of its annual survey into the world’s best luxury hotel brands. Based on an algorithm covering 118 touch points with weighted scores, each brand is given an accumulative result and ranked alongside one another. The 2018 results placed Aman at the top of a list of 12, followed by Oetker […]

Sotheby’s to Host #SheInspiresMe Auction: 20 Unique Experiences

By Lauren Hill

The charity supporting women survivors of war, Women for Women International, has announced details of its upcoming Sothby’s auction, #SheInspiresMe Auction: 20 Unique Experiences. The auction of unique experiences and one-off items is being hosted online throughout November until culminating on November 19th in an invite-only event at Sotheby’s London. Leading figures and brands from the world of art, design, film, […]

Cocktail of the Week: Antep Fistik, Ruya London

By Lauren Hill

Antep Fistik, The Mekan Bar at Ruya London 35ml Bourbon whiskey 10ml Grand Marnier 20ml homemade pistachio syrup 5ml PX Sherry 15ml lime juice. To create the Antep Fistik, simply combine all the ingredients, shake, then pour over crushed ice in your chosen cocktail glass. At The Mekan Bar, Anatolian restaurant Ruya’s cocktail bar, this drink is served in a […]

Mark Hehir on making Small Maldives Island Co different

By Lauren Hill

Encompassing three distinctly unique island resorts—romantic Huvafen Fushi, family-oriented Amilla Fushi and the lively retro-chic resort Finolhu—Small Maldives Island Co places the focus firmly on giving each place a clear identity and curating the experiences you have there. With the recent relaunch of Huvafen Fushi, we talk to the CEO, Mark Hehir, to find out what it is that makes […]

The Best Golf Courses in Mallorca

By Lauren Hill

With an enviable climate, undulating landscape and captivating ocean views, this Balearic island provides a breathtaking environment for golfers of every level. Take your own tour of the best golf courses in Mallorca to see how many you can tick off. Alcanada Golf Club Situated on the north of the island by Acudia Bay, this award-winning golf course offers stunning […]