Best Middle Eastern Luxury Hotels 2017

I can’t believe a year has passed since our last round up of the best luxury hotels in the Middle East.  2017 has been an exciting year for new hotel openings and refurbishments while others have maintained their high standards of luxury hotel living. This year we and other travel bloggers have experienced the best in luxury hotels in the Middle East to tell you the best places to stay in the UAE, Qatar, Jordan and Oman View Post

Is the Conrad Dubai family friendly?

I’m not going to deny it, The Conrad chain on hotels is fast becoming one of my favourites. The Conrad Tokyo is one of my all time favourite hotels but could its sister hotel in Dubai live up to my exceedingly high expectations?  View Post

Toddler travel essentials we couldn’t live without in 2017 

2017 has been a year choc full of travels: we’ve been to the Maldives, Japan, Russia, Korea and Uk to name but a few. Everywhere we have travelled has posed its own set of challenges but at the same time been completely amazing. This year there have been a few products and gadgets that have made traveling with our toddler so much easier. One of the aims of the blog is to help other parents travel successfully with their littles and with that in mind, here is our round up of our toddler travel essentials that we couldn’t live without in 2017!  View Post

Great Northern Hotel – Be trainsported to Art Deco luxury!

If I have a secret geek side, it has to be my love of trains in particular the golden age, art deco train travel. One of my top travel bucket list items is to travel on the Orient Express, ever since I read the magnificent Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. So imagine my delight when I found out the Golden Era of train travel had been recreated in a 5* hotel setting in central London! I was sure thus place would tick many of my ten things that makes a hotel luxurious – it was a place I just had to stay!  View Post

Sheraton Grande Tokyo Disney – a perfect family friendly hotel in Tokyo?

While Tokyo Disney and Disney Sea are easily accessible by Tokyo public transport there is something magical about staying on the Disney site. When we returned to Tokyo to visit Disney Sea we stayed at the Sheraton Grande Tokyo. Here’s what we thought:  View Post