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Virgin Atlantic Flight VS027 LGW-MCO

When the individual elements that make up Upper Class from Virgin Atlantic gel together as one, its a truly memorable experience. From OLCI, and Twilight Check In, the simply delightful/personal service in the London Gatwick Clubhouse from the Waitresses, the girls in... read more

Virgin Atlantic Flight VS045 LHR – JFK

This was my 1st experience of Upper Class from Heathrow, and a present to myself for working over Christmas & New Year. It was booked on a Miles Redemption Fare straight after Christmas. Lets say from the outset that this flight was an absolute delight to be on.... read more

Country Inn & Suites Newark Airport

This hotel is a smart choice for those not wanting to splash a huge amount of cash by staying in Manhattan. I have stayed in a number of Newark Airport Hotels and this one is up there with the best. Plus points are the free shuttles to /from the airport from where... read more

Hotel Marlowe MA

I discovered the Marlowe Hotel a few years ago and have been in love with it ever since. It truly is a home from home on a cold winters night with stunning warm rooms and decor plus the nightly wine reception is a welcome interlude after a busy day sightseeing in... read more

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Phileas Fogg

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How To Avoid Traffic  And Rail Chaos This May Day

How To Avoid Traffic And Rail Chaos This May Day

The May Day Bank Holiday is just a week away. If you’re travelling by car over the Bank Holiday, download the INRIX Traffic App from either the Apple iTunes App Store or for Android at the Google Play Store to see the best best time to start your journey and the... read more
Virgin Atlantic expands 2016 leisure flying

Virgin Atlantic expands 2016 leisure flying

Virgin Atlantic is offering its customers more opportunities to visit some of its most popular destinations by increasing services to Havana, Las Vegas and Orlando. To meet high demand for travel to these flagship destinations, services will begin to increase from... read more
Whale Watching In Monterey Bay

Whale Watching In Monterey Bay

I have always been fascinated by whales but never had chance to see these beautiful creates close up until I went to California in November 2016. Before that my whale sightings were restricted to viewing killer whales at SeaWorld Orlando. Before I left for California,... read more
How To Avoid Traffic  And Rail Chaos This Easter

How To Avoid Traffic And Rail Chaos This Easter

The Easter Bank Holiday starts here. Busy four days of work ahead! If you’re travelling by car this week, download the INRIX Traffic App from either the Apple iTunes App Store or for Android at the Google Play Store to see the best best time to start your... read more
America Tightens Visa Policy For Some European Visitors

America Tightens Visa Policy For Some European Visitors

As we head towards the end of January, 2016, the U.S. Government has now begun implementing changes to its visa policies that will make it harder for some European, Japanese and Australian citizens to travel to the United States in a bid to keep ISIS members out of... read more
Car Hire – Beware Of DVLA Changes

Car Hire – Beware Of DVLA Changes

If you’re planning to rent a car on your next holiday, then you’ll want to spend a few moments reading this blog to understand how changes made by the DVLA could affect your next car hire. You’ll also want to make sure that you know both your Driving... read more

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Robin Hood And The Babes In The Wood

Let’s start by saying that I haven’t been to a pantomime in many years, in fact since I was a young boy. In my mind a pantomime should be full of family entertainment. It’s not about a clinical performance, it’s about a performance that... read more

Lorraine Kelly Interview

I first met broadcaster Lorraine Kelly in the early 90’s at Britain’s first Commercial Breakfast TV Station TV-am. In this latest interview, Lorraine talks about three decades of Breakfast Television and recounts some her favourite personal memories. This interview... read more

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Lounge

The Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Clubhouse provides a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of the UK’s busiest airport. With fabulous amenities and a relaxed atmosphere, it is a perfect place to chill out or continue to work before your flight.

See New York City by Water Taxi

A trip on a New York Water Taxi provides the most exciting and entertaining New York boat tour. Tour Manhattan, all while taking in skylines, bridges & lush waterfront parks.

“Screw it, let’s just do it.”

Sir Richard Branson

Website Design

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Website Design

Website Design

What domain name should I choose? Do I need hosting? How much is my website going to cost? These are some of the questions you need to consider when building a website from scratch. I have been building WordPress websites for clients since 2012. Before that I learnt... read more
How To Blog

How To Blog

I have been building WordPress websites since 2013, before that I was a Commercial Content Manager looking after commercial website content for a large UK media group with a number of high profile radio station websites. Now that I am running my own business, one of... read more
Virgin Atlantic Flight VS027 LGW-MCO

Virgin Atlantic Flight VS027 LGW-MCO

When the individual elements that make up Upper Class from Virgin Atlantic gel together as one, its a truly memorable experience. From OLCI, and Twilight Check In, the simply delightful/personal service in the London Gatwick Clubhouse from the Waitresses, the girls in... read more
Virgin Atlantic expands 2016 leisure flying

Virgin Atlantic expands 2016 leisure flying

Virgin Atlantic is offering its customers more opportunities to visit some of its most popular destinations by increasing services to Havana, Las Vegas and Orlando. To meet high demand for travel to these flagship destinations, services will begin to increase from...
Whale Watching In Monterey Bay

Whale Watching In Monterey Bay

I have always been fascinated by whales but never had chance to see these beautiful creates close up until I went to California in November 2016. Before that my whale sightings were restricted to viewing killer whales at SeaWorld Orlando. Before I left for California,...
How To Avoid Traffic  And Rail Chaos This Easter

How To Avoid Traffic And Rail Chaos This Easter

The Easter Bank Holiday starts here. Busy four days of work ahead! If you’re travelling by car this week, download the INRIX Traffic App from either the Apple iTunes App Store or for Android at the Google Play Store to see the best best time to start your...
America Tightens Visa Policy For Some European Visitors

America Tightens Visa Policy For Some European Visitors

As we head towards the end of January, 2016, the U.S. Government has now begun implementing changes to its visa policies that will make it harder for some European, Japanese and Australian citizens to travel to the United States in a bid to keep ISIS members out of...
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