Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel

Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel Address: 31-36 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LH, UK I stayed at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel in London. I was a guest of Club Carlson, who provided points for my stay in London. The Hampshire is right on Leicester Square (pronounced as Lester) which is the heart […]





Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel, London

Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel, London

Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel Address: 350 Oxford St, Marylebone, London W1C 1BY, UK I stayed at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire in London. I was a guest of Club Carlson, who provided points for my stay in London. The Berkshire branch of the Radisson Blu Edwardian hotels in London is on Oxford […]





Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel, London

Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel

Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Address: 20 Mercer St, London WC2H 9HD, UK I stayed at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel in London. I was a guest of Club Carlson, who provided points for my stay in London. The hotel is on Seven Dials, an intersection where seven streets converge with […]





Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt, London

Vanderbilt

Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Address: 68-86 Cromwell Rd, London SW7 5BT, UK I stayed at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt in London. I was a guest of Club Carlson, who provided points for my stay in London. The hotel is named after the Vanderbilt family as the building was originally their family home […]





Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to London Heathrow

VN 51

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 50 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: London Heathrow (LHR) I flew with Vietnam Airlines Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) which I booked via Skyscanner. This was the return leg of a flight I took last year from Gatwick to Saigon. Originally this flight was to […]





Where I Stayed: Apartment rental in Earls Court, London

Earls Court Apartment

Apartment Name: 2BR apartment in Earls Court by FG Property Management Address: Philbeach Gardens, Earls Court, London, UK I was contacted by FG Property Management to review one of their properties in Earls Court on my next visit to London. I have probably stayed in Earls Court more than any other place in London so […]





Nomadic News: 21 June, 2015

Sharing Coffee

Here is this weeks edition of Nomadic News – assorted links on travel and digital nomadery. Meet the ‘digital nomads’ who travel the world in search of fast Wi-Fi – The life of digital nomads goes mainstream with a feature in theguardian.com. What I’ve learned from moving three times and trashing everything I own – […]





A monolith and a meerkat – camping at Namibia’s highest mountain

Sunset Brandberg Mountain

Brandberg Mountain is Namibia’s highest peak, standing at 2,606 metres. It is also a monolith, so when you cross the northwestern Namib Desert you will know when you see it. I was in Namibia visiting the Mad Max filming locations, which was mostly shot near Swakopmund (this was a press trip on behalf of the […]





727 Tran Hung Dao, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

727 Tran Hung Dao

The Saigon city skyline as viewed from an apartment tower in District 5, looking towards the office towers of District 1. The big concrete block that stands out in the middle of the photo is 727 Tran Hung Dao, which is said to be haunted. Looking at it from this viewpoint I wouldn’t say it […]





Advertising signs in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Signs

[Nathan Road in Kowloon, Hong Kong] One of my favourite aspects of the Hong Kong urban landscape are these giant advertising signs that hang over roads. Hong Kong Travel Resources Hong Kong travel guide Hong Kong hotels Hong Kong photo gallery