The Cubitt Room, The GNH, Kings Cross, image courtesy Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel, Kings Cross, London Review

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 noRead More

Miss Kitty Fantastico at The Langham Sydney

Miss Kitty Fantastico’s night at The Langham Sydney

“Shall I order us some room service?” It’s the first time I’ve said that to a cat, but then again, it’s the first time I’ve stayed at a five star hotel with one either. I look at Miss Kitty Fantastico’s furry face and as she looks back, purring away happily, I smile. I’ll confess IRead More

Left Luggage and Travel Insurance: A Common Mistake

… This post is brought to you by Compare Insurance … Most of us have done it at one time or another when we’re travelling: we wake up, check out, leave our luggage with the hotel and go exploring for the day before returning to gather our belongings and heading for the airport / trainRead More

Coogee Beach Sydney

Coogee Beach Sydney Staycation

I’ve lived in two cities in my life, Sydney and London. I love both dearly, but here’s a funny thing; when I lived in London I needed to get away quite regularly. At first I thought it was just because there were so many amazing places to visit right on the doorstep, but after aRead More

Cavalia Rendez-Vous VIP Show

Cavalia VIP Tickets – Rendez-Vous Show Review

I love horses. And Cirque du Soleil. So when I heard Cavalia, the “Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse” was coming to town, I knew this was one show I’d have to see. It may be new to us in Australia, but Cavalia has been around for almost ten years and has been seen byRead More

How To Sleep Well in Hotels: Five Top Tips from a Pro

I love my sleep. At home, I’ve recently spent the sort of money that could have paid for a very nice holiday on a new mattress. I realized as much as I want to continue to see the world in style, I spend around a third of my life in bed, and most of thatRead More

Ace Hotel Palm Springs during Coachella

Ace Hotel Palm Springs for Coachella review

It may seem like my first Coachella was only yesterday, but somehow it’s that time of year again… time for music lovers to go back to the desert for one of the greatest festivals on the planet. Where to stay can be a bit of a challenge. For my friends and I last year TheRead More

Hotel Door Lock

A Hotel Security Basic I Love

There are a lot of things I love to see when I first walk into a hotel room. Some have to do with comfort, others to do with style. One in particular has to do with security. For me, this is one of the best things I can see on a hotel door: It’s simple,Read More