Apartment Review: Cheval Phoenix House, London

Apartment Name: Cheval Phoenix House Address: 1 Wilbraham Place, Sloane Street, London SW1X 9AE, UK I stayed at the Cheval Phoenix House as a guest of Cheval Residences, who offer luxury serviced apartments in London. Phoenix House is located just around the corner from Sloane Square; a name synonymous with the well-to-do of London. The […]

Glasgow Travel Guide

Travel Guides > UK > Scotland > Glasgow Travel Guide Accommodation HotelsCombined – Glasgow Hotels – Search and compare all Glasgow hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides People Make Glasgow – Official destination website for Glasgow. Glasgow City Council – Features travel information useful for visitors. Glasgow Guide – Tourist […]

Edinburgh Travel Guide

Travel Guides > UK > Scotland > Edinburgh Travel Guide Accommodation HotelsCombined – Edinburgh Hotels – Search and compare all Edinburgh hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Guide Books Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh (Travel Guide) Travel Guides This Is Edinburgh/ – Official guide to Edinburgh. Edinburgh and the Lothians – Information on […]

London Travel Guide

Travel Guides > UK > England > London Travel Guide Nomadic Notes Blog Posts Visiting the British Museum – one of the worlds great museums The Tomb of Sir Richard Burton – A mausoleum shaped like a Bedouin tent in a church in West London. Accommodation London hotels – Search for discount hotels in London […]

UK Travel Guide

Travel Guides > UK Travel Guide Destination Guides England London Manchester Northern Ireland Belfast Scotland Edinburgh Glasgow Wales Cardiff Accommodation United Kingdom hotels – Search for discount hotels in the UK with lowest rates guaranteed. Cheap Hotels 4 UK – Budget friendly hotels in the UK. Travel Guides Visit Britain – Official travel site for […]

Belfast Travel Guide

Travel Guides > UK > Northern Ireland > Belfast Travel Guide Accommodation Belfast hotels – Search for discount hotels in Belfast. Guide Books Lonely Planet Ireland (Travel Guide) – Covers the island of Ireland (the Republic and Northern). Travel Guides Visit Belfast – Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau’s official site. Belfast Vibe – Belfast news, […]

Flight Review: Iceland Express – New York – Reykjavik – London

[Ed Force One – Iceland Express with Iron Maiden livery at Keflavik Airport] Flight: Iceland Express 5W 514 Date: 25 Aug 2011 From: Newark(EWR) To: Reykjavik (KEF) Flight: Iceland Express 5W 511 Date: 30 Aug 2011 From: Reykjavik (KEF) To: London (LGW) [Edit: Iceland Express ceased operations in 2011, and in 2012 WOW air acquired […]

Tour Review: Classic Mini Tours of London

I have lived in London for two years of my life and I visit once a year for work. In all that time I have never been on a tour. The idea of getting on one of those big buses has never appealed to me. So when I was contacted by smallcarBIGCITY and offered a […]

Where I’m At: October, 2009 – London

Visiting London – 10 years on Ahh London, it’s good to be back. This city feels like my second home, and for a while it was my home. 2009 marks 10 years since I first came to London. I arrived in 1999 on a 2 year working holiday visa, unaware at the time that I […]

The Tomb of Sir Richard Burton

In the leafy suburbs of Southwest London is a small parish church cemetery that has one of London’s most remarkable tombs. The tomb is of Sir Richard Burton and his wife Isabel. [Burton Mausoleum – St Mary Magdalens Mortlake] Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821 – 1890) was a remarkable man in an age of […]