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Aeroplane in Mid Air Business Class and Premium and Economy

The Virgin Business Class Review: Is it worth it?

Well known for their stylish design and funky airport lounges, Virgin call their business class The Upper Class Suite. It even has an honest-to-god, stand-up bar.

But what is it like to fly business class with Virgin Atlantic? And, truthfully, is it worth it?

Gin distillery apparatus in Mahon at Xoriguer Distillery

This Menorca Gin Distillery Will Change Your Mind About Spain

Menorca threw several surprises my way when I visited. Wild flowers, for one, with fields flush with poppies, violets and periwinkles all dancing like hippies in the sun. There were bronze age settlements for another, and olive oil-soaked cheese, cured lovingly by hand and made from milk gathered freshly that morning.

Abigail King striding across the bridge towards Big Ben in London England

15 Interesting Nicknames for London and What They Mean

Looking for London nicknames? Find out what Londoners are talking about with this inside guide from a local. See also the best way to spend autumn in London and our inside guide on how to spend 72 hours in London. Why bother with nicknames for London? I love learning about nicknames for London, or nicknames … Read more


Why You Will Love the Buschenschank Steiermark, Austria’s Foodie Paradise

I love to discover new things. New words, new traditions, new flavours.

And a Brettljause in a Buschenschank Steiermark hit that holy trinity of newness in Austria.

First, the words, all buoyant and brilliant with their German love for capital letters bish, bash, bosh in the centre of a sentence. No strict one capital letter diet for them!

Oh no.

Treehouse glamping in Wales at Redwood Valley

The Only Glamping Packing List You Need

Hey, I don’t want to make myself feel too old but I’ve been on the glamping scene since before there was even a scene. Sure, in my youth, I trekked about with a tent on my back and nothing but a pack of dehydrated noodles and a suspiciously reluctant…