Whether you are completely addicted to Chernobyl Diaries and want to check out the real thing, love dark tourism or are just visiting Ukraine, a day trip to Chernobyl should be on your list. We took this once-in-a-lifetime day trip to Chernobyl in 2013 and its strange blend of life and death, light and dark,… Continue reading A Day Trip to Chernobyl – Chernobyl, Pripyat and Reactor No. 4
Flying from London the USA, there are so many airlines to choose from. We have travelled with British Airways a couple of times, and with Virgin Atlantic Airways an awful lot, but on a recent work trip, I finally got to experience the Delta business class (Delta One) offering. It is a first class and… Continue reading A Review of Delta 767-300ER Delta One / Delta Business Class LHR – SLC
During our trip to Taipei, we were lucky enough to try out not one, but two amba hotels. The second, amba’s flagship hotel in Songshan. was a masterclass in how to appeal to Flying Fluskey! To find out why, read our full amba Songshan review.
Taipei is Taiwan’s capital city, intriguing in its mix of the old and new, the Chinese and a mixture of other worldwide influences. If you want a base that is as fun, functional and fabulous as the city through the window, then check out amba Zhongshan.
The City of London is a mysterious world of commuters in fancy suits, wildly expensive restaurants and grab-and-go lunch places that are usually closed by 17:00. It isn’t often you get to experience a little slice of it, but there are hidden spots that you can enjoy. Why are they hidden? Because you can’t see… Continue reading Should You Visit Garden at 120 or Sky Garden – The Battle of Fenchurch Street
If you have seen my blog post about Walking the Regent’s Canal, you will know that I am a huge fan of this stretch of canal. I will, of course, jump at the chance to hit this stretch of water in any way I can and so I was thrilled to find out about all… Continue reading Loving London – Sailing a GoBoat Along Regent’s Canal
Hopping on and off the Trans-Siberian is one of the coolest ways to explore the vast country of Russia. To see as much as possible, it is worth planning ahead booking the odd day tour. During our winter trip in 2019, we decided to arrange a tour with Evrasia Travel Bureau to visit Gulag 36… Continue reading Gulag Perm 36 – The Perfect Day Trip From Perm – Evrasia Travel Bureau
Funicular Productions’s immersive dining experience Murder Express is a show. A fun murder mystery performance, a fine dining menu and a wonderful attention to detail all add up to great night out.
Planning a trip on the Trans-Siberian Railway can seem daunting. There is a lot to plan and lots of decisions to be made. One big hurdle that you cannot avoid are the visas required for travel in this part of the world. Thankfully the Real Russia Trans-Siberian visa service takes the stress out of this… Continue reading The Real Russia Visa Service – Trans Siberian Travels
Saint Petersburg, on the western edge of Russia, is a stylish place. The architecture here borders on the sublime. How do you, as a hotel, contend with the style of the streets outside without becoming gaudy, or Vegas-y? Well, DOM Boutique Hotel has managed to do that. Is it style over substance? Read on to… Continue reading A Bed in St Petersburg – DOM Boutique Hotel Review