Category Archives: England

My North American Travel Bucketlist Tour 2015

An overview and links to coverage of my trip to New York, Vancouver, Seattle and Los Angeles via a mix of international business class flights and long distance trains. Read more [...]

Trip Report: The FT Advantage – The Bentley London Waldorf Astoria Collection, LHR-GIB in BA Club

My luxury-holiday-on-a-budget: a 5* London hotel (my first HHonors redemption), business class flights (from the sale), and a boat (cheaper than Gibraltan hotels!) in the Med in June. All wonderful, until weather conditions put my plane home in an entirely different country... Read more [...]

Bristol Ballooning

One of Bristol's summertime attractions is its Balloon Fiesta and, wind-direction permitting, for a few days in August the skies above the city fill with balloons. One of the advantages of living in the village these days is that I can walk to the suspension bridge in a couple of minutes, so once the twitter feed confirmed the first launches I was able to catch then on their ascent from Ashton court. A week later, I was lucky enough to be able to experience the reverse angle, taking to the Read more [...]