03 Apr 2019

The heart of Thailand in the centre of Bangkok: a review of The Sukhothai

Don’t listen to the naysayers who tell you that Bangkok is a city for flying to and then fleeing for beaches and hills.

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16 Oct 2018

Review of Cibeles Lounge, Madrid Airport Terminal 1

For those flyers who find themselves in Madrid without access to an airline-specific lounge, the Cibeles Lounge, Madrid T1 is well worth trying. As far as pay-at-the-desk lounges go, this is one of the best.

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15 Jun 2018

The world’s rudest airport

I have travelled the world extensively over the course of more than a decade, transiting through dozens of airports, some very basic, some the height of modernity.

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19 Jun 2017

The Fresh Prince of Belavia: a review of the Belarus national airline

I was looking forward with curiosity and anticipation to my trip to Minsk in Belarus (trip report coming soon). My main concern was the flight on the national carrier, Belavia.

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15 Feb 2017

Airport lounge review - No. 1 Lounge, Gatwick Airport North Terminal, London, UK

If you’re flying from the North Terminal of London’s Gatwick airport you have three choices for lounges if you don’t have an airlines membership that allows you access to one of the airline’s own lounges.

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27 Jan 2017

Review: Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles

Think of Los Angeles and the images conjured up could be anything from Hollywood and huge traffic jams to beaches, surf and sun.

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08 Nov 2016

Escape the crowds at Stansted airport: review of the Escape lounge at Stansted airport

The last time I visited London Stansted airport it was a bit of a mess. That was several years ago and now the (mostly) short haul hub for (mostly) low-cost airlines is looking quite snazzy. It certainly stands head and shoulders about London Luton airport at the moment.

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