Category: Travel

Music walk around old town Ljubljana

I was in Ljubljana on a Saturday morning to record some of the sounds of the streets. Particularly the street music and the other music...

Tržič

I spent about two and a half hours wandering around the old Slovenian town Tržič, which is a short drive on the highway from Bled,...

Ljubljana Christmas Lights

As Dawn and I stood on the Triple Bridge on a damp Friday evening, there were voices around us from well beyond Ljubljana and Slovenia...

Antiq Palace Hotel review

Ljubljana is one of my favourite cities in the world – and I have been to many. I’m lucky to visit Ljubljana quite often these...

The Summer of the Mobile Wielding Tourist

Across Europe, across the world mobile Internet access is eclipsing desktop and laptop usage. Mobile phones and tablets are becoming the most common way to...

The start of a summer of festivals

The start of the Bled Film Festival today is the beginning of a series of festivals and events that takes us from mid-June to close...

It’s Elemental

Blogging in #Bled: It’s elemental http://bit.ly/1k9rFfq  10,000 candles on #LakeBled...

In praise of easyJet … Honest!

In praise of a budget airline with world class standards. The the last three years I have taken between 20 and 30 flights on easyJet....

Paris has changed!

Paris has changed. Not for the better. Not for the worse. Just different. For example, I was standing outside Telegraphe Metro trying to match the...

Davy and Dawn’s Big Adventure

A few days ago I told the team I work with at WIMPS (http://www.wimps.tv) that I am leaving Public Achievement. It was neither an easy...

Ljubljana Airport Business Lounge

I have written about this lounge before. It is probably one of my favourites. It is not big or fancy. It is simple with just...

Top 12 Moments 2013

I started trying to highlight 10 moments through the year but it was difficult enough to keep it down to 12....

Tulip City Hotel, Istanbul

Review in Trip Advisor  I was on business and attending meetings nearby. One of the reasons I chose Tulip City was that it was recommended...

Airport Lounge: No 1 Stansted

Now don’t get confused. There are two No 1 Gatwicks; domestic and international. If you are on a domestic flight and go to the international,...

Airport Lounge S. Gokcen Istanbul

Small comfortable lounge with snacks, soft drinks, beer, wine. No hot food when I was there at breakfast time, but there was cereal, sandwiches. Good...

Rok’s Funeral

Ljubljana February 14 2013 The priest recites prayerful rhythms I partly recognise. “This must be the ‘Glory Be’… This must be the ‘Our Father’ …...

Teaching Blogging in South Africa

Here are the numbers. As I write, Lake Malawe is, at a guess, fifty to one hundred miles to the west. I’m 35,000 feet above...

Marhaba lounge Dubai

First impressions were not good. One of the worlds great airport and I was expecting something outstanding. The book/cover judgement comes into operation here. The...

Bidvest Lounge Cape Town

This is a small but just about everything you need lounge at the far end of Cape Town airport. Very comfortable with places to sit...