Full disclosure: I love train travel. And I hate Charles de Gaulle airport. So I’ve long been a firm believer that the only way to travel between London and Paris is by train. Even if both airports were as wonderful as Changi, to fly you’d still have to go through the hassle and time getting
… This is a guest post by Hans Ebenman and Rikard Fredricson of The Rooftop Guide … If you love to dine and drink with a view then here’s a story for you: the seven best rooftop bars according to the world’s biggest website and guide on the subject, The Rooftop Guide. The Rooftop
“If I had a magic wand and could make any travel dream come true what would you wish for?” When a fellow travel writer asked me this question in Myanmar I was momentarily stumped. A year earlier I would have wished for Antarctica or Machu Picchu but it had been a very special year and
I hadn’t expected Judy Garland to appear at an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea in central London, but here she was. Well, the memory of her, anyway. As I opened a child’s jewellery box to reveal sugar cubes inside a tiny ballerina started turning to the sounds of Somewhere Over The Rainbow. I’d already
I’ll never forget the first time I walked into a Morgans Hotel lobby. It was the late ‘90s in New York, my friend was staying at Paramount, and when I went to meet him I just thought ‘wow’. I’ll admit I wasn’t particularly well travelled at that time but I’d never seen anything like it.
A good tour guide can change the way you see a place by opening your eyes to things you wouldn’t have noticed and leaving you with lots of memorable and fun facts. Henrietta Ferguson is one of those guides. I met Henrietta when she took me on a special Royal Warrants Tour in London, which
When I lived in London, back at the turn of the century, I would go to Kings Cross for two reasons and two reasons alone. To dance at Fiction in a rather memorable club called The Cross or to catch a train. And even then I’d get in and I’d get out; there’d be no
High tea, high fashion, flying high… it’s been that kind of morning as British Airways launched their Australian route update with a special event on board their new Boeing 777-300ER. British model Georgia May Jagger strutted the catwalk / airline aisles in a gorgeous PPQ frock as we sipped Tattinger and nibbled on high tea