JFK – Terminal 7 – certainly not seventh heaven !

Flying through a passenger terminal at a major international airport should be a dream and when you are flying with the UK's flag carrier British Airways you do come to expect that they will look to provide the very best in passenger services and...

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Looking for R & R – visit Cocos in Antigua

A “Couples Only” boutique resort with 30 private wooden Caribbean Cottages – sheer bliss… We arrived in Antigua mid-afternoon and were met by a warm daytime temperature.  Leaving the airport, we were welcomed by the friendliest of taxi drivers – Raymond...

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Hong Kong – the Pearl of the Orient

It was hard to believe but 35 years after my first captivating visit to this colonial outpost (when I remembering flying First Class with the excellent airline Cathay Pacific) I was on approach to Hong Kong airport at Chek Lap Kok when memories came...

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Bangtao Beach – Phuket’s dream location

Imagine you are walking barefoot along a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for miles along the west coast of Phuket in Thailand and the temperature is touching 30 degrees. Yes a 14 hour flight via Bangkok may seem like a long way to come to enjoy...

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Our Stay at one of the Top 20 Bed & Breakfasts in the USA

During a recent visit to USA we had the pleasure to stay at a Bed & Breakfast that had been voted in the Top 20 in the USA –‘Speckled Hen Inn’ – and it didn’t disappoint! Located close to Madison, the Capital city of Wisconsin, a two hour drive from...

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