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5 ways to spend Mother’s Day

Show you care this Mother’s Day by treating the most important woman in your life. We’ve picked our top 5 ways to spoil your mum this Sunday, including special exhibition visits and afternoon tea! Visit Kew Gardens Orchids Festival Sunday will be your last chance to see The Princes of Wales Conservatory transformed into a mass of tropical colour. The theme for the orchid festival this year is colourful carnival, with the attention focused on Brazilian hybrids which take over the glasshouse in a series of displays. Highlights include Rainforest Tree sculptures, Bromeliad covered Brazilian carnival dancers in the pond and the vibrant tropical plant tunnel. Make your visit to the Orchids Festival extra special by treating your mum for afternoon tea, including a glass of prosecco!  Details: Festival ends on Sunday 6th March Afternoon tea: 1pm-3pm (£17.50 per person for a classic afternoon tea, £24 per person including a glass of prosecco) Venue: Orangery Restaurant Kew Garden entry fee: From £14 (https://goo.gl/u6saF6) The must-see exhibition. Vogue 100: A Century of Style at the National Portrait Gallery is THE exhibition to see. This beautifully curated exhibition by Robin Muir maps the evolution of Vogue images over the last 100 years, including original prints from Vogue’s ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on February 29, 2016
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Les 100 Ciels travels

Our must-see places in Florence. Florence is renowned for old masters and history, but it’s also a living city with a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. Handsome and historic, it’s bursting with quirky shops and quality crafts, making it one of Europe’s most civilised weekend destinations. We spent a busy week researching the latest yarn trends and technology at the Pitti Filati fair, so we were glad for some time to relax and sight-see at the end of the trip. Read on to see what we got up to in beautiful Florence, showing you our favourite places to shop, eat and visit!     Where to shop: UB This quirky store on Via dei Conti is a treasure trove of goodies, full to the brim with antique decorations and retro furniture. Seek out a hidden back room with the most amazing collection of vintage wallpaper, including 60’s floral designs and geometric prints.     Ub Firenze / Via dei Conti 4r – 50123 Firenze – IT | https://www.ubfirenze.it/   Where to shop: Ottod’ame The beautifully merchandised Ottod’ame sits on Via della Spada and houses a wide range of fashion brands with a concept store feel. While we visiting there was a stunning ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on July 24, 2015
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