When we were invited to visit friends in South Yorkshire, we decided to make the most of our time and add in a little staycation. We wanted something that was most of the way up, surrounded by interesting sights and somewhere we could relax for a day. After researching around Nottinghamshire, we found the perfect… Continue reading A Bed in Nottinghamshire – Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa Review
Eskala Resort opened seven years ago on the popular beach of Ngwe Saung, Myanmar. Eskala quickly scooped up several awards and the team are now taking that prestige and knowledge and injecting it into their new property in Yangon, Zealax Hotel and Residence. We were lucky enough to visit just as it was opening to… Continue reading A Bed in Yangon – Zealax Hotel and Residence Review
How can you make a relaxing stay at a relaxing resort even more relaxing? On a recent trip to Barbados, that challenge was taken up by the friendly and talented staff of The Tranquility Spa at The Club Barbados. This is a full run down (or is that rub down) of the experience. We were… Continue reading Tranquility Spa at The Club Barbados – A Review
Swimming with turtles is one of my favourite underwater activities. It feels like such an honour to be sharing the waves with these chilled out denizens of the deep. That is why we had to ensure to book onto a turtle tour from The Club Barbados during our visit.
Elite Island Resorts has hotels dotted throughout the Caribbean. In 2018 we spent a few glorious days at Galley Bay in Antigua. It was with this wonderful experience in mind that we booked to stay at the group’s Barbados offering, The Club Barbados. The resort has just undergone a fancy facelift so we were particularly… Continue reading A Bed in Barbados – The Club Barbados Review
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
Tongabezi is the ultimate luxury lodge along the banks of the Zambezi River. Just upriver from the magnificent Victoria Falls, on a bend of the river, it has prime position for relaxation and adventure rolled into one. However, if you want to take your Victoria Falls accommodation experience and make it entirely magical, you will… Continue reading A Bed in Livingstone – Sindabezi Island Review
Seeing Victoria Falls is on most people’s bucket list. It was definitely on ours! If, like us, you want to see this once-in-a-lifetime spot, then, like us, you will want to stay in a once-in-a-lifetime hotel. That is why we chose to stay at The Victoria Falls Hotel.
Taking high tea at the Victoria Falls Hotel is a tradition as old as tourism in Victoria Falls itself. Pull up a chair on Stanley’s Terrace and let the afternoon sun, gentle clink of china and distant roar of the waterfall take you back in time. Read on for a full review of afternoon tea… Continue reading Taking High Tea at The Victoria Falls Hotel – An Afternoon Tea Review
Having never been on a safari before, and never stayed in a game lodge, we had no idea what to expect. We couldn’t have been more blown away by Little Garonga. In this Little Garonga review, I am going to endeavour to explain just why it was so special, and why it would be the… Continue reading A Bed in Hoedspruit – Little Garonga Review
Visiting Victoria Falls is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Seeing the smoke that thunders for yourself is an experience you will never forget. How can you top that? Well, you can stay somewhere that is once-in-a-lifetime too….saying that, I really hope that we get to visit Tongabezi again. Read on to see why in our full Tongabezi… Continue reading A Bed in Livingstone – Tongabezi Review
Johannesburg is a city with a reputation. It’s troubled past seems to cloud its dynamic and encouraging present. People whispered “be careful” with serious expressions when we told them our plans, but we were determined to go and see it for ourselves. Our hotel, The Michelangelo Hotel, also has a reputation, be it vastly more… Continue reading A Bed in Johannesburg – The Michelangelo Hotel Review