London’s best value 4*Hotel

London isn’t known for being good value, so when you do manage to find a bargain it’s all the more satisfying. Yet I managed to find a great hotel during the holiday season, and it wasn’t difficult! https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/park-plaza-london-park-royal I stay in a lot of hotels. I don’t get paid to travel and I’m not onContinue reading “London’s best value 4*Hotel”

Chessington World Of Adventures: is it a good day out?

Billed as Britain’s Wildest Adventure , Chessington is a theme park and zoo combined! It has millions of visitor each year and is one of the famous parks owned by Merlin There are many good things about the park so explaining why it’s so popular is not difficult. But first, a quick guide to theContinue reading “Chessington World Of Adventures: is it a good day out?”

QUEENS SKATE DINE BOWL – why I love it

Get your Skates on! The Skating rink at Queens is a funky and cool place, partly because it brings out everyone from dating couples, young people, kids, and elders. Although there is an image of skating and bowling as being a bit downmarket, it’s not really the case in the Queens skate dine bowl. TheContinue reading “QUEENS SKATE DINE BOWL – why I love it”

Rob in Japan’s Guide to Kumamoto

On the Southern island of Kyushu,Kumamoto is a city in Japan. It’s mostly rural and there are many beautiful sights to visit. Most people who have heard about the city know about the Kumamoto Bear, a mascot created to draw tourists to the region when the Shinkansen opened in 2010. This loveable character has beenContinue reading “Rob in Japan’s Guide to Kumamoto”

Indonesia is the place to see this year

borne out of volcanic fire and smoke, the country of Indonesia has enough fascinations for the most jaded travellers. Here are my picks for the places to go and the things to see in Indonesia.

Racist Korea

In 2017 I started working in Korea. I was full of excitement to visit the country I had learned so much about. But after living in Korea , I started to notice subtle forms of racism. The classic example that I can give is when I went to a restaurants and was refused entry asContinue reading “Racist Korea”

Hard times cannot keep Hong Kong down

Visiting Hong Kong during the coronavirus Welcome to Hong Kong. No amount of protests, or global pandemic is too much to slow the city down or slow its pulse. My concern that Hong Kong would be a no-go zone was unreasonable. In my two weeks here, it was hard to feel that I was terriblyContinue reading “Hard times cannot keep Hong Kong down”

Hunting for snacks on Hong Kong’s Cheung Chau Island

The best thing about travelling to Asia are some of the amazing food stands selling things you can’t find anywhere else. Whenever I go to a new city I can’t wait to sample all of the snacks from the street vendors. Sometimes these are as good as dinners in restaurants at a much cheaper price,Continue reading “Hunting for snacks on Hong Kong’s Cheung Chau Island”

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