Of all the time we have spent in Thailand, we are woefully lacking jungle adventures. There was some trekking in the north but that seemed to be more hillside than anything, so it was with childish excitement that we pulled into the drive for Anurak Community Lodge in Khao Sok National Park. To hear all… Continue reading A Bed in Khao Sok National Park – Anurak Community Lodge Review
Malta, the beautiful rocky country, surrounded by clear blue Mediterranean waters, was our first trip when travel restrictions were lifted in 2021. We had visited 8 years previously but it was a little chilly in early March and this time, I wanted to see it in the glorious summer sunshine. I thought it would be… Continue reading A Bed in Birgu – Casa Birmula Review
Kaş is a little jewel on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. The town is split into two areas. Downtown Kaş is a little tourist enclave full of restaurants, bars and diving shops. At night, the atmosphere is genial and buzzy. It is great fun, but for those after a little relaxation, the best accommodation options are on… Continue reading A Bed in Kaş – Kas Peninsula Gardens Hotel Review
Castel Gandolfo is probably most famous for being the location of the Pope’s summer palace. He may not live there anymore but it still attracts crowds of tourists from afar, as well as plenty of Roman’s looking for a place to escape the city heat. Whether you are coming to look around the palace, or… Continue reading A Bed in Castel Gandolfo – Atlantis Inn B&B Review
Sometimes, as a tourist, it is hard to interact with the destinations that you visit in a meaningful way. In Italy, however, you can really go back to Italy’s roots and take some real time to relax at an Agriturismo (a farm stay). From exploring the kitchen gardens, like we did, or rounding up goats… Continue reading A Fabulous Farm Stay at Agriturismo Fattoria Terranova
Sorrento is one of the jewels in Campania’s tourism crown. It is not a cheap destination by any stretch of the imagination, so finding a good value hotel is not easy. Finding a good value hotel with an absolute knock out view? It was a miracle. Was it all about the view? With a name… Continue reading A Bed in Sorrento – Hotel La Vue D’Or Review
Cape Town is the heart of cool in South Africa. Some of the country’s most innovative restaurants, cleverest cocktail bars and trendy hotels are here. It is no surprise then that it is home to The Grand Daddy Hotel, a fun and interesting boutique hotel. We were thrilled to stay here for our visit in… Continue reading A Bed in Cape Town – The Grand Daddy Hotel Review
Jerusalem has a hidden gem amidst its accommodation offerings. We were lucky enough to stay at the YMCA Three Arches Hotel, Jersualem.
During our trip to Taipei, Taiwan, 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.
When I say the words “business hotel” what springs to mind? Dull rooms? An ageing computer centre? A fusty bar? Well, the Mergen Bator in Ulan-Ude is a business hotel with a difference. A bit of fun and a lot of class, the Mergen Bator surprised us at every turn. Location