Bandi Manzini

Bandi Manzini has worked at some of the leading publications in the UK and she has earned her stripes. With her interests spanning from beauty to travel, she always delivers her content with a slice of melanin magic.


    September 1st, 2023

    Spa Review: J Wellness circle

    For the ultimate reboot, head to J wellness Spa, the newly rebranded spa at St James’ Court, A Taj Hotel.

    September 1st, 2023

    Wake Up Here: Fairmont Taghazout Bay

    Nestled along this spectacular coastline with breathtaking sea view vistas and mountain views is Fairmont, Taghazout, the new luxury hotel on the Moroccan coast.

    September 1st, 2023

    Weekend Staycation Alert! 48 Hours in Brighton

    If you’re escaping the big smoke for a long weekend on the South Coast, this is our guide to the real Brighton. There’s more to this Sussex coastline gem than the beach.

    August 31st, 2023

    Wake Up Here: Nutfield Priory Hotel and Spa

    The Priory is an utterly timeless icon of the Surrey hotel scene with copious amounts of old-school charm.

    August 31st, 2023

    Best outdoor and sun- filled restaurants in London

    From the best rooftops to the restaurants with the best sun traps, we've rounded up some of the best summer dining spots in London.

    June 20th, 2023

    Wake up Here: Mama Shelter Hotel, London

    With its Dion & Ayres designed playful spaces, quirky edge, extensive seasonal menu and an in-London postcode, Mama Shelter is one of East London’s most tempting stays for a cheeky romantic break in the city that won't break the bank.

    May 30th, 2023

    Scottish Whisky, Japanese culture and digital art coalesce in a cherry blossom inspired virtual gallery by Bafta Winning Artist Fantasista Utamaro

    Thanks to an exciting collaboration between Glenfiddich Scotch Whisky and Japanese artist Fantasista Utamaro, art is now available at an airport near you. Yes, you read that right. They've partnered to create a series of contemporary digital art installations inspired by cherry blossoms to mark the release of Grand Yozakura 29 year old scotch whisky.

    May 30th, 2023

    Ombre Brows - the brow treatment you’ll be seeing everywhere this summer.

    For people who have oily or combination skin, or who fill their brows regularly with pencil or pomade, ombre brows are a Godsend. However, as with any type of semi permanent beauty treatment, finding a skilled professional is key to achieving these instagram worthy arches. House of Coco headed to brow experts Blink Brow Bar to get the skinny on this latest trend.

    May 11th, 2023

    Everything you need to know about lash extensions

    Eyelash extensions can be the answered prayer, for a lower maintenance option that negates the need for mascara or fake eyelash. They achieve what mascara can never and will never achieve, no matter what the formula promises.

    March 30th, 2023

    Best Date Night Restaurants in London

    Spice Up Your Date Night

    March 27th, 2023

    The Best brunches in London

    A Round-Up Of The Fluffiest Pancakes And Freshest Smoothies In The City

    February 27th, 2023

    The Best Sunday Roasts in London

    Check Out Our Top Picks For The Perfect Weekend Feast

    December 29th, 2022

    Junsei the restaurant bringing you Japanese food but not as you know it

    Junsei is the hidden gem that every foodie needs to know about. They specialize in Yakitori, a style of Japanese cooking where meat is skewered and grilled over charcoal fire. All of this takes place in the lowly lit, intimate setting down a Marylebone back street that Junsei calls home.

    December 23rd, 2022

    Igloo dining at Coppa Club should be on your winter season checklist if it isn't already

    With sunny rooftops in the summer now a very distant memory, winter themed terraces, pop ups and igloos are the perfect tonic for cooler winter evenings. It is ofcourse the nine riverside igloos with their “Hygge '' inspired sensibilities that Coppa Club Tower bridge is best known for. The signature pods come with blankets, dangling winter blooms and rustic lamps, signaling that coziness, relaxation and warmth is the mode du jour.

    October 30th, 2022

    The Happenstance has a new enchanted forest winter terrace

    A stone’s throw away from St Paul’s, the terrace is a magical winter wonderland – the perfect heated hideaway with warm cocktails, blanket and sheepskin rug covered chairs and an extensive seasonal menu of winter delights.