Travel Reviews

24 January 2013

My Best Holiday Ever: Readers and Well-Known Travellers Share Holiday Memories

In a travel special featured in the February issue of Reader's Digest magazine, readers and well-known travellers share their surprising, spectacular and funny holiday memories.  Here is a snippet of featured ...
3 January 2013

Indian Ocean: Top 6 Hilton Hotels in the Island Nations

Hilton properties dominate luxury travel, and here are six of the best to consider staying in when visiting the island nations of Mauritius, Maldives, Seychelles and Sri Lanka in the ...
7 December 2012

Friday's Five for Travel: Comfy London Hotels on a Budget

1. Jurys Inn, Islington Jurys Inn Islington, based on Pentoville Road is just two minutes from Angel Tube station and sits between London’s high-fashion houses, financial powerhouses and the West End’s ...
6 December 2012

10 Hot New Hotels in Europe

TripAdvisor has revealed its list of 2012's hottest new hotels that have opened their doors in Europe this year, and two are in the UK. The hotels have received high marks ...
16 November 2012

Lake District Hotels: Langdale Hotel and Spa Review

I spent a weekend away at the four-star Langdale hotel and Spa in one of the properties beautiful Ultimate Collection guestrooms. It has 56 rooms and is one of the ...
16 November 2012

Christmas in Glasgow

Families, shoppers and festive revellers are set to travel from far and wide to soak up the magical atmosphere in Glasgow this Christmas.  Hot on the heels of hitting the number ...
30 October 2012

Afternoon Tea at London Hilton on Park Lane Review

The tradition of afternoon tea dates back to the 7th century when Anna, the Duchess of Bedford decided to schedule time to have tea and snacks each afternoon in a ...
19 October 2012

Alton Towers Resort: Halloween Chills and Thrills at Scarefest

The 2012 Scarefest promises to offer the most terrifying event yet. There is something for all thrill-seekers and families, with tons of terrific rides, blockbusting attractions, amazing live shows, and ...
10 October 2012

Best Travel App of the Week: TripAdvisor

App: TripAdvisor Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPad, Android, Nokia, Windows and Palm What is it: TripAdvisor is a social travel app that helps you make informed choices on your travels. It includes reviews ...
5 October 2012

Luxury London Hotels: London Hilton on Park Lane Review

I spent one night at the five-star London Hilton on Park Lane in a King Hilton Guestroom on the ninth floor. It’s the tallest hotel, standing at 101 metres, located ...
3 October 2012

Best Travel App of the Week: SeatGuru

App: SeatGuru Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android Devices What is it: The SeatGuru app takes the same format as the popular seat map website of the same name. The ...
28 September 2012

Sykes Cottages: Staycation Holidays to meet all types of Travel Requirements

Sykes Cottages, a small family start-up which was formed 25 years ago, has rapidly grown to become the UK’s leading independent cottage rental agency. In two decades of conducting friendly ...
26 September 2012

Best Travel App of the Week: HotelTonight

App: HotelTonight Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android Devices What is it: HotelTonight is a same-day hotel booking app that gives you huge discounted room rates at a selection of the ...
19 September 2012

Best Travel App of the Week: Shout

App: Contiki Shout App Price: Free Available on: iPhone and iPad – Android to follow in the coming weeks What is it: Shout is the new travel app from youth travel company Contiki which ...
15 September 2012

UK Activities: Four must-do Experiences this Autumn

From a Beatrix Potter tour in the Lake District, to a Segway safari in Cheshire and a bike tour of London taking in MI5 and Big Ben, it’s time to ...
12 September 2012

Best Travel App of the Week: Stay.com

App: Stay.com Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android phones What is it? It claims to put an entire city in your pocket and, after trying out for myself, I agree this ...
5 September 2012

Travel App of the Week: Race it Home

App: Race it Home Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPad and Android Phones What is it? Race it Home is a seriously cool app for travellers who love to send postcards home. Forget the ...
4 September 2012

Cycling in The Cotswold

For those that enjoy exploring the great outdoors on two wheels, riding along quiet country lanes and absorbing the breathtaking views and who want to get away from the busy daily grind, a ...
29 August 2012

Travel App of the Week: Skyscanner

App: Skyscanner Price: Free Available On: iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone What is it: The Skyscanner app is a flexible and powerful flight search app that displays flight information for domestic and international ...
22 August 2012

Travel App of the Week: Bing Get Me There

App: Bing Get Me There Price: Free Available on: iPhone, Windows Phone (features vary on devices) What is it: Following on from the popular Windows Phone app, a newly designed iOS version of Bing ...
15 August 2012

Travel App of the Week: Blink Booking

App: Blink Booking Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPad, iTouch and Android Platforms (tablet specific version available soon) What is it: Blink Booking offers same-day hotel bookings straight from your mobile. At 11am every ...
10 August 2012

Top Five Quirky Places in Nevada

With ghost towns, haunted hotels, UFOs and historic forts, be sure to discover the quirky side of Nevada and embark on a crazy journey through some of the top attractions ...
8 August 2012

Travel App of the Week: Travelex Trip Planner

App: Travelex Trip Planner Price: Free Available On: iPhone, iPad, iPod What is it: This app will assist you with your travel planning to ensure you make the most out of your trips abroad. ...
1 August 2012

Travel App of the Week: HipGeo

App: HipGeo Price: Free Available on: iPhone, iPad and Android What is it: HipGeo is a cross between a social network and a travel journal. It is an app that allows people to easily ...
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