Caledonian Sleeper – Luxury Hotel Train – Classic Room FULL Review! London to Glasgow

Who doesn't want to stay in luxury? On a train? Falling asleep to the clickety-clackety sound as you speed through darkened countryside, awaking to a rich breakfast served by liveried staff members on silver trays... HOLD ON - that's the Orient Express. The Caledonian Sleeper is a different kind of luxury: practical comfort. Let me … Continue reading Caledonian Sleeper – Luxury Hotel Train – Classic Room FULL Review! London to Glasgow

Why this lounge was a let-down! The Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 2 – LHR T2

The only lounge open at Terminal 2 in early summer was the Plaza Premium offering and access was available to Priority Pass users or those paying dirty cash (from £27). **Note: video report is linked at the bottom of this post** I was flying in business class with Icelandair and was sorry not to experience … Continue reading Why this lounge was a let-down! The Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 2 – LHR T2

Back to Belfast Hotels – Ibis Queens Quarter – a homely hotel at a humble price!

You may wonder why I'm showing you a picture of my (dusty) VW Golf. Indeed and you'd be right. This is just opposite my office at Queen's University in Belfast. I've gotten sick of paying WAY over the odds for a car parking space at Belfast City Airport. When you're away for a couple of … Continue reading Back to Belfast Hotels – Ibis Queens Quarter – a homely hotel at a humble price!

Green List Travel Guide: This man’s experience…

The entirety of the green/amber/red list travel regulations can be a mysterious faff. Here's why: The rules change at short notice (updated at least every 3 weeks in the UK)The rules are slightly different in Northern Ireland, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales. You need to gather together information from a range of different sources (your government, … Continue reading Green List Travel Guide: This man’s experience…

British Airways E190SR – first post-lockdown flight! Belfast City to London City – Trip Report!

This was *such* a fun trip to take and vlog to make. I have been posting some travel videos over the past few years and the timing and content was (cough) *ramshackle! They've been for fun and that's cool. When I watch something, I do appreciate some structure, some speaking and some quiet moments, so … Continue reading British Airways E190SR – first post-lockdown flight! Belfast City to London City – Trip Report!

Lounge: Virgin Clubhouse – LHR Heathrow

So is it worth it? The lowdown on the Virgin Upper Class Clubhouse... After visiting friends, collecting currency and a jolly time in London, it was time to spend far too long in the Virgin Clubhouse at London Heathrow. The Process There are particular steps to follow to GET to the Clubhouse.  Virgin has tried … Continue reading Lounge: Virgin Clubhouse – LHR Heathrow