Category Accommodation

A Royal Welcome At Queen Hotel Chester

The Queen is not your standard Best Western. Built in 1860 to serve first class passengers using the adjacent railway, the hotel still has many of the original features and a whole lot more besides…. From the moment you enter through the revolving door, you realise you are somewhere different….    I was proudly given […]

Tudor Grange Top Of The Range

My family and I have just spent a hugely enjoyable late September weekend in Bournemouth celebrating my Dad’s 80th birthday. More about that to come on another post….. Followers of this blog will know that I rarely write a review of the hotel I have stayed in. More often than not in my experience, the […]


My nephew has been telling me for ages about the virtues of Airbnb as an alternative to hotels. He explained that you get to stay in private apartments, a spare room in a house or even to spend the night on somebody’s sofa. Get to live like a local and even mix with them as […]