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Hotel Review – Radisson Blu Plaza, Helsinki, Finland

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Image (c) Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel I’ve certainly clocked up a few stays in Helsinki now, and last month I was back in Finland to participate in the third Nordic Bloggers’ Experience and the MATKA travel trade fair. Once again, Radisson were a main partner and offered NBE participants rooms at their hotels in the capital. After enjoying […]

Something for the weekend – Copperhill Mountain Lodge, Åre, Sweden

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I’ve been meaning to reboot this series of articles for some time as I realise that not everyone (myself included) has the opportunity to travel to Japan every week. On the other hand, taking a short break every now and again is within the reach of most readers of this site and can be just as […]

5 small things hotels can do to make a big difference

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Image obtained from Flickr.com under Creative Commons (c) An Unreliable Witness Listen, I’ve stayed in my fair share of hotels and hostels around the world. I’m no Michael Palin, but I have clocked up several hundred nights spent in various establishments over the years. These have ranged from dollar-a-night West African flophouses with concrete floors, no electricity and […]

Hotel Review – art’otel berlin city center west, Germany

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You could be forgiven for feeling a sense of deja-vu right now; didn’t I already review this place? But no, I’m not having a senior moment here – it was in fact the art’otel berlin kudamm that was given the once-over back in May. This is a newer art’otel property within walking distance of its sister hotel […]

Hotel Review – Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, London, England

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Image (c) 2015 Hampton Remember we were in London last month for some more Pottering about? As detailed in the pre-trip itinerary that was published a few days beforehand I had made arrangements to stay at two different hotels in order to se different parts of the city and review them. On the first night in […]