Maldives

A week on a boat in the Maldives

The Refinery, New York

New York, New York. So good they named it twice. Coincidentally this was my second trip to the Big Apple, and I was teeming up work with a bit of pleasure. Well, it would have been rude not to. Fortunately, this is a location which is easily accessed from much of the globe, including London, so…

What to do in the Big Apple

With a solo trip coming up shortly, I’ve been looking for things to do in New York. Having been to the Big Apple previously and hit many of the tourist attractions – Top of the Rock, Fifth Avenue, Times Square, Empire State, Staten Island Ferry, The Highline and a couple of dive bars, I’m after…

Tides Hotel, South Beach

When you think of Miami, what comes to mind first? The art deco buildings? The beaches? The sunshine? The party nightlife? The stars and movies? The Will Smith track? All of the above and more apply to Miami. The majority of the art deco buildings in Miami are centred on Ocean Drive in the Miami Beach…

Railay, Thailand

Warm turquoise waters and a golden sandy beach, all cocooned by towering limestone cliffs and fringed by palm trees. That about encapsulates the beauty of Railay.

Busuanga Bay Lodge, Coron, Philippines

Perched on a slope overlooking the western side of Coron Bay, Busuanga Bay Lodge (or BBL as it is known locally) stands apart from many other resorts in Coron. It is not your average hotel. And that in itself is part of the reason we chose to spend a few nights there.     If you read…