Reviews

Bicester Village

Bicester Village – the UK’s strangest ‘top tourist attraction’

Bicester Village – the well known 1.2 mile long, open-air, luxury outlet shopping mall, lined with over 160 of the world’s top (and priciest) designer brands. It’s easy to see the appeal – Outlet shopping centres are great for bargain hunting, and Bicester Village is beautifully presented, with the wooden ‘barn-style’ shopfronts lining a spotlessly…

Park Central Hotel, 7th Avenue, New York | ★★★

After a lot of rescheduling due to Covid, our long-awaited trip to New York had finally arrived… The Park Central Hotel on 7th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan was our chosen place to stay. Here’s what I thought! Where is the Park Central Hotel? The best thing about this hotel is without a doubt the location.The…

Sofitel Hotel, Heathrow Terminal 5 | ★★★★★

Our long-awaited and rescheduled trip to New York had finally arrived, and since our flight was quite early in the morning, we decided to book a room at the Sofitel Heathrow Terminal 5 to avoid the early morning trip to the airport. The evening before our flight we set off for Heathrow, and parked in…

Staying in a log cabin in the Forest of Dean – Forest Holidays

Just in case you need reminding, the last year or so has been pretty awful. Although to be fair, personally we have had good health throughout. Still though, after all the lockdowns, postponed and cancelled trips, redundancies and general bleakness recently, we were very excited to finally be packing our bags for a trip that…

Review – Clayton Hotel Cardiff | ★★★★

With our trip to Paris in September in tatters, we thought we’d take advantage of the cheap hotel rates available at the moment and book a night away. Brighton was our first choice, but with the weather looking a bit dodgy, we chose Cardiff for a bit of shopping and a change of scenery. We…

Review – Nespresso Essenza Mini | ★★★★★

This review is not sponsored or endorsed in any way. A couple of weeks ago, while we were wandering around Cribbs Causeway in Bristol, we decided to treat ourselves to a bit of an impulse buy.We bought ourselves a new Nespresso coffee machine!And woah, was it a bargain! We ended up buying one of the…