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London 2012 – how to score affordable accommodation with less than 40 days to go

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As I write this article, the clock on the official London 2012 website informs me that there are 39 days, 11 hours and 37 minutes to go before the start of the 30th Olympic Games. That awfully nice Fed-Ex lady delivered these yesterday… We’re lucky enough to have tickets too; managing to bag three for […]

Hotel Review – Kempinski Hotel Gravenbruch, Frankfurt, Germany

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Image (c) Kempinski Hotels Right, let’s assume that you need to stay over near Frankfurt Airport but would like somewhere not directly overlooking the runway. A quick search will reveal a few choices within shuttle bus/taxi distance of the terminal and competition for your cash can often result in some good deals, particularly through third-party […]

Hotel Review – Conscious Hotel Museum Square, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Amsterdam is truly one of the great European cities to visit, and over the years I’ve been there seven times – running the gamut from broke inter-railer and hitch-hiker through weekend tourist from Berlin to a short break with the family. I imagine your choices of accommodation have been similarly varied? You could say that. […]