Hotels

Why I Hate Some Hotel Beds

May 3, 2016 Jack 4

It was one of those hotels which still used blankets and sheets – not fitted ones. Sheets which were crisp, clean and tucked in so tightly that we had to call room service to ask the to send up a crowbar… […]

Food and drink

Can You Trust Tripadvisor Reviews?

January 17, 2016 Jack 1

A recent travel article claimed between a third and a half of reviews posted on the travel website Tripadvisor were fake. There is no doubt there are fake reviews on Tripadvisor. But most of the ones I’ve seen are clumsy and not particularly difficult to spot. […]

Europe

Review of citizenM in Glasgow

November 25, 2015 Jack 0

When did city hotels become so cool? I can say, hand on heart, that staying at the citizenM in Glasgow was the best British city centre hotel stay I’ve experienced… […]

Africa

Review of Casa das Ilhas, Santo Antao, Cape Verde

November 17, 2015 Jack 0

Casa das Ilhas sits in the Ribeira do Paul, one of the most beautiful valleys you’ll see anywhere, in the north east of Santo Antao. Although it’s not actually far from the coast, it feels as though it may as well be Shangri-La […]