The Queens Hotel in Leeds is the most iconic hotel in the entire city. After a recent transformation, the Queens Hotel is back to its best and this is my review of an overnight stay. The Queens Hotel is a historic landmark, an icon of… Read More »Hotel Review: The Queens Hotel, Leeds
Our first proper city break with little Evelyn was a two-night trip to London for my 33rd birthday and there was no place better to stay than at the Hoxton Southwark. I love this hotel and just had to show you all why! Back in… Read More »Hotel Review: The Hoxton Southwark, London
On a cold autumnal day, I headed to Northumberland for a chilled night at Newton Hall’s Garden Rooms. This is a review of my stay with my wife and eight-month-old baby. Within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’ll find Newton Hall; a… Read More »A Chilled Night at Newton Hall’s Luxury Garden Rooms
Waingates Farm Huts, just outside Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire, offer the perfect luxury glamping experience. This is my review of a recent romantic getaway with a bump and little dog in tow.
This is my review of one of the most iconic hotels in Manchester; the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel. I’ve been looking forward to writing this post as soon as I stepped foot in the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester for my 32nd birthday. Without doubt, this… Read More »Hotel Review: The Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester
A few weeks ago, I spent an autumnal weekend at Wigwam Holidays Forcett Grange in one of 12 glamping lodges with my wife and dog. Located roughly half way between Darlington and Barnard Castle, just above the A66, the lodges are set within an old historic quarry teaming with wildlife. We saw plenty of rabbits and squirrels though our dog Chester kept thinking they wanted to play with him! The tranquility and peacefulness of Wigwam Holidays Forcett Grange is absolutely perfect for a relaxing weekend away.
It’s been almost three years now since our travels in Australia were cut short (here’s why!) but it wasn’t all bad news. It meant that we were able to spend a few months travelling through South East Asia with Bangkok being our final stop before returning to the delights of a post-Brexit United Kingdom. After much research, I finally settled on staying 6 nights at the Akara Hotel in Bangkok before our final night was spent at the Tower Club at Lebua (the one from Hangover II). It’s been a while but the time has finally come to review this hotel.
On 21st December 2019, Emma and I got married at Doxford Barns in Northumberland which was absolutely incredible. Whilst we planned for to go on our honeymoon to Australia and New Zealand in April 2020 (look how that turned out – cheers coronavirus!), we wanted… Read More »Hotel Review: Seaham Hall, England
Curious to know what it’s like to stay at one of the world’s most luxurious hotels? This is my review of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore! For those that have been following my travels, you’ll know that Emma and I went to Singapore… Read More »Staying at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore