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.
“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
Planning for our trip to Russia, I started to panic about just how cold it was going to be. I mean, -30°C is pretty cold, especially as I have always struggled keeping my hands warm. I have been wearing thick gloves, shoved deep in my pockets and still, I have had freezing digits. After browsing… Continue reading 30Seven Gloves Comfort Stretch Waterproof – A Review
Tofo Beach (Praia de Tofo) is the lively heart of Mozambique’s casual tourism scene. From the town’s crescent of golden sand you can dive, surf and search for whale sharks (and even whales in the right season). Visiting Tofo Beah gives you not only some very cool experiences but some cool bragging rights too. During… Continue reading A Bed in Tofo Beach – Mozambeat Motel 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
Antigua, on the Eastern side of the Caribbean, is completely delightful. Not only do they have some of the friendliest people we have met on our travels, but they have 365 beaches; one for every day of the year. I guess I would be pretty friendly too if I had that many places to relax… Continue reading A Bed in Antigua – Galley Bay Resort and Spa Review
Galley Bay Resort and Spa is a five star property on Antigua’s west coast. The whole place is dedicated to relaxation and rejuvenation but the absolute best place on the resort to be utterly spoilt is the Indulge Spa. Here you will find all kinds of treatment to pamper you from head to toe. We… Continue reading Indulge Spa at Galley Bay Resort and Spa, Antigua – A Review
The waters of the Atlantic are a treasure trove of amazing sea life. On our visit to the Portuguese island of Madeira, we decided to take a trip out on the ocean with VMT Madeira to see what we could find.
British Airways is the UK’s flagship carrier. If you were around in the 1990s, it probably conjures up images of pearls, leather seats and in the background a sweet rendition of Aria on Air. However, in recent years, British Airways has changed. They have bought in lots of new initiatives and cost cutting efforts (do… Continue reading A Review of British Airways A320-200 Economy LGW – FNC