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The Sofitel on Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi, is not a beautiful hotel. At least, that’s […]
Hot on the heels from my own short break in Pembrokeshire, here, as promised, is […]
Twice I arrived at the Mira, expecting it to be empty; twice I met a […]
The Banke Hotel Paris – Review From the moment you step through the door, you […]
Halong Bay showcases the dual nature of travel today: the absolute thrill of finding an […]
Testing out Cathay’s New Business Class Cathay Pacific have been scooping up awards left and […]
The Cour des Loges Hotel Review As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need […]
A priest. A still-beating heart. Blood flowing down sacrificial steps until it flooded the ground some 30 metres below.
That’s my first mental image of Mayan culture, the…
To see the cool side of Paris, see Mama Shelter. Forget the Eiffel Tower and ignore the Champs Elysees. The young, the weird and the beautiful wine, dine and, er, rendezvous in the 20th – and they make no apology for it.
The London Bridge Hotel lives next to London’s record breaking The Shard and is only […]
Yes, yes, I know. It is only October and here I am talking about Christmas. […]
As a Londoner, you miss out on London at its polite and polished best. The London that would turn up to a job interview. The London you would take home to meet your parents. The side of London that tourists get to see…
The last few years of careering around the globe have transformed me from the world’s worst packer into a lean, mean travel machine. Well, OK, a slim enough, friendly enough woman powered by chocolate, a list and a desk full of post-it notes.
Ah, London. According to some things I read, there’s nothing but high rise buildings, reams […]
A golden sofa waits in the lobby of the Radisson on Mercer Street, its spine forming a glamorous backdrop that
From the moment I opened the parcel, I could tell it was going to be […]
There are hotels. And then there are hotels. Places so imaginative, so extraordinary and so unusual that they stand out as experiences in their own right. The Egerton Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, is one of those hotels…
Like many a hotel in London, a Union Jack flag hangs over the doorway of The Rubens at the Palace, the
Picture this: a beach of white sand that curves to clasp the Indian Ocean. Palm trees fluttering at the edges of your vision. The crash and sigh of the waves in the distance. I open my eyes and…
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