Checking In

To unpack the suitcase or not?

The idea of not unpacking the suitcase in a hotel room just doesn’t make sense to me. It conjures scenes of ugly chaos and inefficiency. Clothes strewn across a room seem no different to me than litter on the roadside […]

Hotels

Why I Hate Some Hotel Beds

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?

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. […]