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6 of the best…breakfast joints in London

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London is bursting at the seams with places to see and things to do, but you still have to eat, right? If you’ve never had a proper English breakfast, then you don’t know what you’re missing – apart from several hundred calories. In the past the humble transport cafe was the place to go for […]

6 of the best…places to eat in City West, Berlin

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So the time has finally come. Today I’m going to give you access to my own personal hotlist of places to have a great meal in the City West area of Berlin. That’s around the Kurfurstendamm in former West Berlin, to those of us of a certain age. You know I’ve been trying to get […]

Hotel Review – Sopot Marriott Resort & Spa, Poland

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If you came here from my article describing the fun I had in Sopot, you will already be aware that I loved this hotel. If you didn’t, you are now up to speed with the rest of the readers. I reached that verdict after visiting for four nights in October 2017 (see picture above) when […]

6 of the best…places to eat and drink in San Francisco

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Yes, I appreciate that this sounds like a bit of a stretch, to put it mildly. According to recent statistics, San Francisco  has more restaurants per capita of any city in the entire U.S. of A, with nearly 40 per 10,000 households and just shy of 4500 establishments, depending on where you draw the city […]

Hotel Review – La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda, La Garrotxa, Spain

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It’s probably best to start this article by making it clear that this is not going to be a regular hotel report, because this is not a regular hotel. When you stay here – and stay here you should – you are getting so much more than a roof over your head and a bed to […]