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

5 top tips for travelling with work

‘In some ways I like traveling, in other ways I'm sort of fed up by the whole notion’ - Joe Sacco I’ve always imagined that anyone who gets to travel for work must lead an incredibly glamorous lifestyle; and I always loved the hustle and bustle of train stations and airports, full of people going … Continue reading 5 top tips for travelling with work

3 Nights in Bangkok

'I can't get to the bottom of Bangkok, and I never will' - Lawrence Osborne When it comes to holidays, a twin centre type deal isn’t always my favourite concept. We got it horribly wrong when we went to Cuba in 2011 where we did the beach aspect first and by the time 3 nights … Continue reading 3 Nights in Bangkok

Newcastle’s Top Ten Best Kept Secrets

'For some reason, it is always thrilling to spot your home town in the news' - Craig Brown There are many things Newcastle is known for: Grey’s Street, which has been voted one of the best streets in Europe, being a nightlife hotspot and, of course, being home to the mighty Newcastle United. But among … Continue reading Newcastle’s Top Ten Best Kept Secrets

How to humidity-proof your hair on holiday

'The key to beautiful, frizz-free curls in the summer is to keep hair healthy' - Jillian Hervey Once upon a time, not so long ago I was obsessed OBSESSED with my hair and how it looked, not being happy unless it was absolutely pa pa pa poker straighter. Problem is, it's got an annoying natural … Continue reading How to humidity-proof your hair on holiday

Aspire Lounge, Manchester terminal 1

'Everything has changed. The flying has changed. The airports have changed' - Eydie Gorme My mum always said that holidays start at the airport and were as most of the time I would tend to agree, I've never been a massive fan of hanging around in busy departure lounges and paying twice the price for … Continue reading Aspire Lounge, Manchester terminal 1