I Visited 30 Hotels in Quito and these are the Best

During my time working for a tailormade South America tour operator, I visited Quito in Ecuador, en route to the Galapagos. Whilst there it was my job to tour all of the hotels we sold to ensure they were properly represented in our brochure and marketing materials. This means I saw a LOT of hotels. In fact I saw around …

I Think I’m in Love: The Maduzi Hotel in Bangkok

I was in Bangkok last week to attend the first ever TBEX travel blogging conference. In case you’re thinking ‘wait, what? They have conferences for these things?’, yep! It’s a real thing. Hundreds of travel bloggers coming together, talking shop, learning from each other and then getting very drunk afterwards. Because travel bloggers. Whilst in town I wanted to be …

Mountains, Log Fires & Castles. But the Location May Surprise You

Take a look at this wonderful building. Where in the world do you think this is? Perhaps nestled in the Scottish Highlands? Or Northern Ireland? Perhaps even Scandinavia? You might be surprised to learn that this is The Himalayan Resort & Spa, and as the name suggests, it’s actually located within the Himalayan mountain range. In India. Yes, I know. …

Cisswood House Horsham

Hotel Review: Cisswood House Horsham

Sometimes, no matter how old you are, you just need a little time out with your mum. You can travel to the most far-flung, exotic places but as Dorothy once said, “there’s no place like home (and a cuddle from your mummy)”. OK she didn’t say that last bit, but I’m sure she would’ve done, if she wasn’t so ‘Hollywood’ …

Review: The Night Hotel New York

I know that when visiting New York,  the last thing you want to do is spend lots of time in your hotel room, however you’ll want to stay somewhere with good service,  a comfortable bed and with a bit of personality (and not pay over the odds for it). I did my research on the best hotels in New York …