Amsterdam is a fabulous location for a city break; cruise its canals, immerse yourself in art at one of the many galleries and museums, or simply sit outside a café and soak up the atmosphere. For a romantic break, you’d struggle to find a better place to stay that the charming The Toren; centrally located, … Continue reading Review: The Toren Boutique Hotel in Amsterdam
There’s nothing that quite compares to totally getting away from civilisation; a back to nature break where you are left in peace to fully appreciate your surroundings is wonderfully restorative. The Pavilions Himalayas is a stunning, luxury boutique resort that feels far removed from daily life; giving you the physical and mental space to truly … Continue reading Review: The Pavilions Himalayas
If you haven’t been to Bucklers Hard, you are missing out. This 18th-century shipbuilding village was home to the craftsmen who built Nelson’s Naval ships in the 1700’s. Based on the Beaulieu River, in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire, the village remains almost identical to how it looked then. Two rows of red … Continue reading Review: The Master Builder’s Hotel, Bucklers Hard, New Forest
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In this trip report, I review my flight on British Airways in Business Class or Club World on the Upper Deck of a Boeing 747 Jumbo plane. In the middle of May, I decided to switch up my usual direct route from JFK to Hong Kong to go through London via British Airways. While the … Continue reading Flight Review: British Airways Business Class Upper Deck Boeing 747
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Situated in a great location for exploring the historic city of York, The Principal is a visually stunning hotel combining Victorian architecture with an elegant, architect designed interior. With its choice of restaurants, gym, heated swimming pool and luxurious bedrooms, this place is without a doubt the perfect base for a visit to York. What’s … Continue reading Review: The Principal York Hotel, England
There is a heatwave in many parts of the world at the moment. In Portugal, the heat is causing forest fires, in England, temperatures are topping 35 degrees centigrade which is almost unheard of. In Arizona, in the US it has been too hot for planes to fly. Yes, you read that right, many flights … Continue reading Heat In Phoenix Airport Makes It Too Dangerous For Planes
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I may be slightly biased but London is one of my favourite cities in the world and whether I’m visiting for pleasure or business I always try and take the opportunity to stay a while and soak up this vibrant city. My new fave place to do just that is the stunning Tower Hotel; excellently … Continue reading Review: The Tower Hotel, St Katharine’s Way, London
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When I stay in a destination, I like to do so in a great deal of luxury, but I also like to absorb some of the local culture. Many chain hotels do not offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in your surroundings and tend to veer towards a safe but bland look and feel that … Continue reading An Extraordinary Hotel In Tokyo
In this trip report, I review what is on offer if you fly Delta A350 Premium Select which is Delta’s Premium Economy in the new A350 pictured above. Delta Air Lines has now launched it’s A350 and the new premium economy product on its A350 aircraft is expected to come into circulation on the Detroit … Continue reading Review: Delta A350 Premium Select – What Do You Get?
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We have been to the Four Seasons Maui in Wailea, we have been to the Four Seasons Ko’Olina Resort on Oahu, but if you are looking for true escapism on the Hawaiian Islands – Look no further than the Four Seasons Lanai. Location This Four Seasons hotel is also the most difficult Four Seasons to … Continue reading Review: Four Seasons Lanai – Escape To The Beach