Shangri-La Surabaya

A Review; Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya

After the laughable experience that was the Bumi Surabaya City Resort, I had begun to worry deeply for what lay in store for me at the Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya. As long-time suffering readers will ...
Mount Bromo

Rise & Shine; Hiking Mount Bromo

After the hilarious comedy of errors at the Bumi Surabaya City Resort, it was with delight that we made a move onwards for Cemoro Lawang, the town nearest to the epic Mount Bromo, an active volcano a...
Shangri-La Barr al Jissah

Shangri-La Barr al Jissah; Bliss!

For the first-half of this years Mother/Son trip to Oman, we opted to stay downtown – as I covered earlier, at the surprising Park Inn by Radisson – and then go for total luxury for the second half, ...
Jewel Changi Airport

Thoughts on Jewel Changi Airport

The Jewel at Changi Airport is the latest and most impressive new development at Singapore airport’s complex, and joins the other award-winning features of the airport such as the slide, cinema, outd...
Awana Skyway

Genting; A Decade Later

Readers with a memory like no other may remember my pre-WindowSeatPreferred trip to Genting, Malaysia’s most famous cold, concrete mountain peak. Well – it’s closing in on nearly a decade since I was...
Park Inn by Radisson, Muscat

Parking Myself at Park Inn Muscat

After the frankly bizarre and most fantastically inconsistent SriLankan Airlines experience I mentioned last time, we were quickly whisked to our first hotel on the ‘Muscat Tour’, Park Inn by Radisso...
Emirates First A380

Living The Suite Life

On the very – almost never-endingly – long journey back from Sao Paulo, I managed to unlock what I consider to be Level 100 of every global travellers ambitions; one of the sectors in Emirates’ First...