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Introduction: A three week road trip around Florida

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In retrospect, perhaps a little excessive. But fun! Teaser: New series starts this week Introduction: A three week road trip around Florida Hotel review: Park Inn Oslo Airport Flight report: Lufthansa New Business Class Frankfurt to Miami First impressions – a Limey driving in the USA Hotel review: Hilton Miami Downtown First impressions – an […]

26 tips for staying fresh on long-haul flights

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Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via photopin cc I love flying. It doesn’t matter whether my next trip is a domestic flight lasting under sixty minutes or an eight-hour transatlantic adventure; I still get a buzz when driving to the airport. Nevertheless, longer flights do present a number of challenges and ironically the fact that I […]

Why Chicago should be the next city you visit in the USA – even if it was also the last

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Before we get into this, Noo Yoikers, I do understand. You find it hard to believe how anyone – and a Limey at that – could rate another city over yours. Don’t get me wrong here; I love the Big Apple as a wealth of articles on this very site will attest. But for my money, the […]

A Latvia Road Trip: Part One – Liepaja

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This article is part one of the series “A Latvia Road Trip” “Teaser” with original itinerary A Latvia Road Trip: Part One – Liepaja A Latvia Road Trip: Part Two – Jurkalne, Kuldiga, Edole Castle and Kuksi Manor   Not two weeks after returning from the #CitybreakGermany campaign, it was time for me to pack […]

Spot the difference: Photos show how Berlin has changed since 1990

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What a difference 22 years makes… I had the pleasure of living and working in Berlin from 1990-92 and have been back many times since. I was rummaging around in my box of old (printed) photos from those days and took a few of them with me when I was in the German capital a few […]