What to Do at Bangkok Airport

Bangkok Airport

Stuck in Bangkok Airport with an 8 hour layover and wondering what to do? Join the club. No, not the fancy club of airline lounges and free booze. This is the club of the weary, sweaty and the stranded. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport You’ve decided that you’re not braving Bangkok traffic…

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Hashima Island in Skyfall

Hashima Island

Choosing a travel experience based on James Bond movies is not an inconceivable idea. Many die-hard fans have made the trip to Koh Phi Phi island in Thailand (The Man with the Golden Gun), stayed at the Hotel Danieli in Venice (Moonraker) and visited  Villa del Balbianello on the shores of…

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Tokyo Tribute: The Gentleman from Asakusa

Tokyo Asakusa

For the first time visitor to Tokyo, the experience can be a little daunting. The city moves at a frenetic pace, overcrowding can induce a sense of claustrophobia, and Japanese signs without translation can make a foreigner feel like a lab rat trying to navigate their way out of the…

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Shinagawa Prince Hotel: A Room in Tokyo

Shinagawa Prince Hotel Tokyo

Finding hotel accommodation in Tokyo that meets a traveller’s requirements and budget can be a challenge. Tales of ‘shoe box’ sized hotel rooms abound along with soaring costs in what is considered as one of the world’s expensive cities. Our friends in Tokyo booked a hotel for us close to…

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