Is kibbutz a uniquely Israeli idea? Maybe not, there are communes throughout the world, however, I can’t think of anywhere else where governments have supplied land and funding to fledging communities in the same way. Knowing little about the kibbutz life, (other than people’s personal tales of joining one during their travel through Israel) I… Continue reading Red Canyon, Desert & Kibbutz Life Tour – An Abraham Tour from Eilat
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
AirBaltic is Latvia’s national airline, although you would never know it. Great prices and a lack of flag in their logo makes it seem like a private company, rather than 80% state-owned. Mind you, I only know this with hindsight. When I checked in for my airBaltic flight to Riga, I just thought they were… Continue reading A Review of airBaltic A220-300 Business Class LGW – RIX – LGW
Venice Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles but it feels like a totally different place. Eclectic shopping, relaxed pedestrian strolling and delicious tastes abound. To learn all about this chilled out spot, and to have rather a fabulous selection of dishes for lunch, we joined Secret Food Tours on their Venice Beach tour. NB:… Continue reading Discovering Venice Beach Through Food – A Secret Food Tours Review
New Orleans has an air of the macabre about it. Whether it is the city of the dead graveyards, the voodoo rituals and rights in the city’s parks of the gaunt faces of hungover bachelorettes climbing gingerly into their minivans early in the morning. With Halloween just three days away we joined Ghost City Tours… Continue reading Getting Spooky with the Ghosts of New Orleans – A Ghost City Tours 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
We get rather excited by small things here at Flying Fluskey and taking a short-haul flight on a long haul carrier is one of them! The chance to fly Turkish Airlines from London to Turkey was just such a chance, and we jumped at it. Read on to see our full review of Turkish Airlines… Continue reading A Review of Turkish Airlines 777-300 Economy LHR to IST
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.
“Being cold sucks” – So reads the tagline for “>Ravean‘s winter gear, and I couldn’t agree more. I am a complete nightmare when I am cold and so it beggars belief that I booked a trip to northern China and Russia in January (average temperature -20°C/-29°F). Panic set in about just how miserable I was… Continue reading Ravean Down X Heated Jacket – A Review