Review: The Luxury Inn, London

‘The interesting thing about London is that there are always stylish surprises around every corner’ - Natalie Massenet I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with London. I visited with my parents a long, long time ago and did all the touristy things which I loved and had a particular mad night out in … Continue reading Review: The Luxury Inn, London

Hotel Du Vin’s new Bistro

'Seafood was always my favorite food. I mean, lobster? Come on!' - Adrian Peterson If being a July birthday has taught me anything (and it hasn’t) it’s that dare to utter the word ‘barbeque’ and it’s guaranteed to rain. I swear every time I try and arrange a birthday cookout we end up popping bubbly … Continue reading Hotel Du Vin’s new Bistro

Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

'Las Vegas is the boiling pot of entertainment' - Don Rickles I'm lucky that throughout my travels in my adult life I've been able to visit Las Vegas 4 times now so by all accounts you could safely say I've 'done' Vegas. However when Meagan and I found out the lifelong childhood heroes The Backstreet … Continue reading Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

Ilford Road

Ilford Road is the 3rd station location in the Jesmond area of Newcastle and is served by both yellow and green lines. It's predominantly residential and has relatively low passenger numbers compared to South Gosforth and West Jesmond which it's sandwiched between.  It is however, handily located for the top end of Jesmond Dene but … Continue reading Ilford Road

Ringwood Hall Hotel – Chesterfield

'Sometimes you go to hotels and there are all these frames and pictures of people you don't know, and you end up hiding everything in the drawer, and then housekeeping come and put it out again' - Diane von Furstenberg It had been on my mental bucketlist for as long as I can remember to … Continue reading Ringwood Hall Hotel – Chesterfield

Why you should take Trip Advisor reviews with a pinch of salt

'Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth' - Marcus Aurelius Years and years ago back in the 80's and 90's, when you wanted to go on holiday the process was this: pootle along to Lunn Poly get a handful.of brochures, try to decipher the … Continue reading Why you should take Trip Advisor reviews with a pinch of salt