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Nowadays I just tell people I live near Robin Hood. The fox with the bear friend, that’s him. For those who might have heard of Derby, its reputation as a run-down backwater lumbering in Nottingham’s shadow is too popular to … Continue reading
A room with a view is so 1985…these days hotels need to offer something more to stand out from the crowd. Some offer a free giraffe with every room; some include a string quartet in each minibar. Others do their … Continue reading
In this digital age of tap-dancing robots, downloadable viagra and virtual nutrition, which traveller still lugs 5kg worth of guidebooks and dictionaries around with them? These days all you need is a smartphone and a wi-fi connection and you can … Continue reading
Following on from our post on funny hotel names, we’ve been looking for some amusing signs that are found in hotels. Whether you’ve taken a suite at New Hangover Hotel,
Why do we love rollercoasters? They scare us out of our wits, they threaten to kill us, and they even make some of us lose control of our bodily functions. But it’s the rush we crave. The building anticipation; the … Continue reading
Some people like to patronise chain hotels because they offer a standard level of accommodation. It can be reassuring to know what level of service and facilities to expect when you stay in a Hilton or a Holiday Inn. Conversely, … Continue reading
A little introduction: My name is Anne Swinkels and I am eleven years old. Four years ago a tumor was discovered in my brain; luckily, the tumor has now been removed. I am happy to report that I feel better. … Continue reading
The presence of water makes life possible on our planet. The medium for all of the chemical reactions that occur in our body, water impacts our lives on a microscopic level. Freezing in enormous rivers, water has carved the landscape … Continue reading
We all love to travel for our various different reasons. One of these reasons is of course to relax, and where better to relax than in or beside a fine hotel pool! Hotels understood that when they made their pool … Continue reading