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Hotel Review: Andaz West Hollywood

Ah, Los Angeles – a city that has certainly become dear to my heart. You may have realised by now that I tend to visit La La Land a couple of times a year. On my most recent trip I opted to stay at the Andaz West Hollywood – a place I’ve passed by many […]

The Best Airline Deals Around

Christmas might have been and gone, but we are now in the midst of the wave season. In travel speak, the time between Christmas and the end of January is where travel businesses see a huge spike in bookings. Blame it on the post-Christmas blues, the bleak month of January or whatever you want; everyone […]

Hotel Review: Viceroy Santa Monica

Combining classic sophistication with contemporary chic, the Viceroy Santa Monica is a boutique hotel nestled in a prominent location in the heart of Santa Monica – which is one of the most walkable cities in the world. The interior has been styled by Kelly Wearstler, an American designer and it’s ultra cool inside. In mid-November, I had the […]

Merry Christmas!

I’d like to wish one and all a very Merry Christmas and the very best of wishes for the New Year. Many of us may be lucky enough to have the day off work; but spare a thought for those whom are working today. Thank you.

Holiday Entertainment at the Airport

Flying over the holidays is always an experience, but come the holidays the words busy, stressful and tiring are usually echoed time and time again. Today I was at London Gatwick Airport and to my surprise I was delighted to see quite a wealth of holiday entertainment on offer. From larger than life candy-cane stilt […]

Gatwick Airport gears up for some major airline moves

We’ve known about it for a good 22-months or so now; but January will see quite a few drastic changes taking place at London Gatwick Airport. easyJet whom are the biggest airline at Gatwick will be moving all their operations to the North Terminal; ending years of confusion for passengers who would often turn up at the […]

A few thoughts on airline seating

The grand old topic of Airline Seating really does seem to stir up emotions; and I am sure this post will contribute to that. For years now, many airlines have seen the opportunity to gain purely additional revenue by charging customers to select their desired seats in advance of when online check-in opens. Of course […]

Air New Zealand’s latest safety video: Summer of Safety

It might be cold and dark here in England, but the Southern Hemisphere is currently enjoying a rather glorious summer. Not one to dwell on the pretty miserable weather here, Air New Zealand have just released their brand new safety video. Aptly named “Summer of Safety” the new video takes viewers on a quintessential summer […]

A luxury stay at the Viceroy Santa Monica

Combining classic sophistication with contemporary chic, the Viceroy Santa Monica is a boutique hotel nestled in a prominent location in the heart of Santa Monica – which is one of the most walkable cities in the world. The interior has been styled by Kelly Wearstler, an American designer and its ultra cool inside. Last month I had […]

Destination Guide: Beverly Hills, California

Last year, I enjoyed a couple of days exploring the iconic city of Beverly Hills – recognised as the home and playground for the rich, the famous, and those who just want to be seen. Being in my early twenties, I was a little apprehensive of visiting the area alone – but there was no […]

How to save on food and drink at the airport

Depending on your travel routine, the chances are you’ll most likely want to grab a coffee and a little something to eat before you fly; which can often take quite a chunk out of your wallet… not really ideal when your holiday is only just beginning. I’ve always noticed a premium price on food and drink […]

My Thoughts on Flight Safety Awareness

We all know that flying is safer than driving a car, but during a recent visit to an airlines training facility for a tour; it helped to put things into perspective that risks are associated with everything that we do. The role isn’t just about customer service Although flight disasters are very rare, I find […]