Where I’m At: October, 2017 – Tokyo edition

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Where I’ve Been Greetings from Tokyo! The month began at Singapore Changi, which set the pace for a busy travel month. It’s been years since I’ve done so much travel, and certainly the most since my […]

Flight Review: British Airways – London Heathrow to Tallinn

Flight: British Airways BA 876 From: London Heathrow (LHR) To: Tallinn (TLL) I flew with British Airways from London to Tallinn. I compared flight options with Skyscanner and my options were Ryanair, easyJet, and BA. After adding bags and considering the cost of getting to the airports, the BA flight was only a few pounds […]

Beaver Hotel review – A mid-range hotel in Earl’s Court, London

Hotel Name: Beaver Hotel Address: 57-59 Philbeach Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea, London, United Kingdom. I stayed at the Beaver Hotel in Earl’s Court, London. I booked online and picked it for its location in Earl’s Court. The hotel is on the backside of the Underground station, not far from the former Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre […]

Coronation Hotel – A good mid-range hotel in Earls Court, London

Hotel Name: Coronation Hotel Address: 59 Nevern Square, Kensington and Chelsea, London, United Kingdom. I stayed at the Coronation Hotel in London. I picked the hotel for its location in Earls Court, near the Earls Court tube station. As I only had a short trip to London this was a good location to get to […]

Where I’m At: Cape Town – May 2016

Greetings from Cape Town and a slightly later-than-usual edition of Where I’m At; my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. I tip my hat to the bloggers who can blog and travel at the same time. I’ve been on the road all month and have barely […]

Hostel Review: Equity Point London Hostel, London – UK

Hostel Name: Equity Point London Hostel Address: 100-102 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, London, W2 6QE, United Kingdom. I stayed at the Equity Point Hostel in London. I booked online at £25.20 per night ($36 USD). I had stayed here a few years ago and remembered it to be a decent hostel (by London’s standards) so […]

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines: Premium Economy – Singapore to London Heathrow

Flight: Singapore Airlines SQ 322 From: Singapore (SIN) To: London Heathrow (LHR) Class: Premium Economy This is my review of Premium Economy Class on Singapore Airlines from Singapore to London. My flight was provided by Singapore Airlines to review their inaugural premium economy flight from London Heathrow to Singapore in 2015. This was the return […]

Singapore Airlines: Premium Economy Review – London (LHR) to Singapore

Flight: Singapore Airlines SQ 317 From: London Heathrow (LHR) To: Singapore (SIN) Class: Premium Economy Singapore Airlines have launched a Premium Economy service on their Singapore to London A380 flights. On the 29th of August I flew as a guest of Singapore Airlines on the inaugural flight of this new cabin class. The following flight […]

Hostel Review: Londonears Hostel, London

Hostel Name: Londonears Hostel Address: 1 Barkston Gardens, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom I stayed at the Londonears Hostel in Earls Court, London. I booked it for its location, which is near the Earls Court tube station. I was leaving early the next morning for Heathrow airport, and the Piccadilly line runs through Earls Court to […]

Flight Review: Norwegian – Berlin SXF to London LGW

Flight: Norwegian DY 2499 From: Berlin Schönefeld (SXF) To: London Gatwick (LGW) I flew with Norwegian from Berlin to London. I booked on the Norwegian site after comparing flights with Skyscanner. I selected the Norwegian flight for its price, and also because it flies to Gatwick instead of Luton or Stansted. I had never flown […]