I find that a lot of hotel and travel apps are not all that compelling and not very useful, but the Small Luxury Hotels of the World iPhone app makes a good case for using an app instead of the website. When searching the web I continually get notifications on my iPhone telling me that the … Read more about Find Luxury Hotels on Small Luxury Hotels of the World iPhone App
While researching hotel prices for a story on Sydney, I discovered trivago, supposedly the world’s largest hotel comparison site. My first thought was: why had I not been using the site before. I had heard about the site previously, took a quick peek, but I have to admit I never spent any time on it. … Read more about Find Cheap Hotels With Trivago
Which hotels do travel writers check into when they go on holidays? That’s what Mark Hudson, a writer himself for The Sunday Times, among other publications, was keen to know, so he asked 50 of them (including myself) and published their recommendations, ‘Where travel writers pay to stay’, on his site 101 Holidays. I’ve been … Read more about Where travel writers stay when they go on holidays
A recent hotel stay reminded us of just how bad they can occasionally be. We checked into a respectable five star city hotel in the early evening, did some work, then went out to dinner and checked out a bar afterwards. We’d had a really exhausting day – morning shoot, long drive, flat tyre, an … Read more about Your worst hotel experience?
If you’ve been following me on Twitter you would have read my comments about some of the stunning boutique hotels we’ve stayed at, including Son Brull, Reads, La Residencia, Esplendido, Portixol and Maricel among others. Generally, we’ve been very impressed and what has set these Mallorca hotels apart from the rest has been their stylish … Read more about Postcard from Mallorca: Reads Hotel