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 […]

Telephone box and Battersea Power Station, London – England

Phone Box - London

One of my favourite buildings in London is the Battersea Power Station. After years of dereliction the power station will soon become apartments. Almost as redundant as a coal-burning power station are the iconic red telephone boxes of the UK. With most people now owning a mobile phone they are no longer serving their purpose. […]

Poppies at the Tower of London

Poppies Tower of London

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red is an art installation in the moat of the Tower of London, commemorating the centenary of the start of World War I. At the start of October I was staying near the Tower of London so I would walk by every day and see the volunteers adding more […]

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

Vietnam Airlines

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 50 From: London Gatwick (LGW) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from London Gatwick to Ho Chi Minh City, booking online via Skyscanner. This was the only direct option available, and it also happened to be the cheapest, so it was an easy decision. Other options […]

Where I Stayed: Travel Joy Hostel Chelsea, London

Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea, London

Hostel Name: Travel Joy Hostel Chelsea Address: 111 Grosvenor Road, Pimlico, London, England I stayed at the Travel Joy Hostel Chelsea in London, booked via Hotelscombined. I booked this hotel for its location which turned out to be a winning booking. Usually when I am booking a place in London I am struck down with […]