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 […]

Visiting the British Museum – one of the worlds great museums

London is famous for having loads of museums that you can visit for free. I always tell people this is one of the many great things about London, yet whenever I end up back in London on my annual visit I never get round to visiting them. I happened to be staying near the British […]

Bus Review: Eurolines from London to Amsterdam

I’ve previously travelled from London to Amsterdam by air and rail+ferry but I had never taken the bus, so for this trip I thought I would try Eurolines. They are always advertising great deals to Paris and Amsterdam and I found a ticket for £18.00 all up (the ticket was £13.00 plus a £5.00 booking […]

Hotel Review: Park Plaza Victoria, London

Hotel Name: Park Plaza Victoria Address: 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EQ, UK I stayed at the Park Plaza Victoria in London. I was a guest of Club Carlson, who provided points for my stay in London. I picked the hotel location as I am familiar with the Victoria area and I was getting […]

Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street, London

Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Address: 9-13 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QD, UK I stayed at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street in London. I was a guest of Club Carlson, who provided points for my stay in London. The night before I stayed at the Radisson Blu Kenilworth Hotel which is on […]