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Things A Little Bird Told Me

Things A Little Bird Told Me – Confessions of the Creative Mind in Review

This morning, when I switched on my computer I was greeted with a single tweet: […]

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Business Class Royal Brunei Dreamliner 787 Facing Forward

Royal Brunei Business Class Review: The 787 Dreamliner

On December 1st 2013, Royal Brunei’s 787 Dreamliner pushed back from the gate and taxied […]

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Upper House Orchid

The Upper House, Hong Kong: A Luxury Hideaway With Views of the City

Hong Kong excels at two levels: on the ground amid the colours, the chaos, and […]

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Bamboo bar pool

The Five Star Bomb Shelter Hotel in Hanoi

The Sofitel on Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi, is not a beautiful hotel. At least, that’s […]

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Coast in Pembrokeshire

A Short Break in Pembrokeshire: A Blueprint

Hot on the heels from my own short break in Pembrokeshire, here, as promised, is […]

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The Nightclub Hotel: The Mira Hong Kong Review

Twice I arrived at the Mira, expecting it to be empty; twice I met a […]

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Banke Hotel Exterior Paris

Ooh la la. A Boutique Hotel in the Centre of Paris. The Banke Hotel Paris.

The Banke Hotel Paris – Review From the moment you step through the door, you […]

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Halong Bay at Sunset

A Luxury Halong Bay Cruise

Halong Bay showcases the dual nature of travel today: the absolute thrill of finding an […]

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Cathay Business Signature Cocktail

The New Cathay Business Class Review

Testing out Cathay’s New Business Class Cathay Pacific have been scooping up awards left and […]

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How Lyon’s Secrets Defeated the Nazis

The Cour des Loges Hotel Review As hotels go, the Cour des Loges didn’t need […]

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nsidetravellab at Riviera Maya

Holy Smoke. A Mayan Massage in Mexico

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…

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Mama Shelter Pizzeria

Mama Shelter Paris – Just Too Cool

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.

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London Bridge Hotel near Tower Bridge

London Bridge is Falling…Up?

The London Bridge Hotel lives next to London’s record breaking The Shard and is only […]

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W.o.w. The W Retreat & Spa, The Maldives

Flying over teardrop-shaped islets that rise up from the Indian Ocean is a non-too-shabby approach […]

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A Nifty Gift for Travelling Tech Folk: Inspiremycase

Yes, yes, I know. It is only October and here I am talking about Christmas. […]

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Homes in London

London. As Seen From The Cavendish Hotel

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…

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Images of London

21 Barclay Road: London as You’ve Never Seen It Before…

…Covering a Wall and Bathing in Resplendent Lime Green

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A Stylish Travel Bag – Travel Packing Essentials

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.

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Sleeping Above A Bakery – In London

Ah, London. According to some things I read, there’s nothing but high rise buildings, reams […]

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Travel Slow Italy Lake

Life in the Slow Lane – Slow Italy

You know it comes to something when your own computer tells you to slow down (Wordpress, my blogging platform, often thinks I type too fast.) Now it turns out there’s a book that’ll tell you to do the same thing.

Go slow.

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