Review: Hotel Continental, Oslo

Situated slap-bang in the middle of Oslo, the Hotel Continental is a classy affair and Norway's only member of the Leading Hotels of the World. The hotel has been built up by a single family over four generations, and this is reflected in the warmth of the...

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Review: King David Hotel Jerusalem

On my visit to Israel organised by the Israel Ministry of Tourism, I was very fortunate to be able to stay at Jerusalem's most famous and luxurious hotel, The King David. The King David Hotel is not just a hotel, but a landmark of Jerusalem. Opened...

Review: New Travelodge Room at Travelodge Covent Garden

Since my flight to Tel Aviv was departing from London Luton early in the morning, I needed somewhere to stay in London the night before. I'm from Manchester, and it's simply not possible to get to the airport that early by train. So I needed...

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Staying at La Belle Vie Hanoi with Wimdu

I wasn't a fan of Hanoi in Vietnam. It was cold, wet and the pavements were so narrow that I was walking in the road amongst a sea of bikes. So I was thankful that I had a gorgeous room at La Belle Vie hotel...

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Hotel Review: Amari Watergate Bangkok

Bangkok is known for its luxury hotels and rooftop bars, but the Executive Floors of the Amari Watergate Hotel take the red carpet treatment to the next level.  After 3 weeks traveling through Vietnam, Laos and Northern Thailand, I found myself in Bangkok for one night...

Review: Hotel Calculator

I was asked to take a look at a new hotel search engine called Hotel Calculator, a price comparison site that checks the price of hotels offered by different hotel booking sites. What I like about this application is it not only searches for hotels,...