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Our Bangkok Hotel and Restaurant Tip for 2015

April 1, 20150 Comments

Bangkok is very much the same as we remember it, there doesn’t seem to be any discernible difference from our previous visits following the recent coup.  But then we don’t live here so how would we know. It was definitely quieter though; this could be simply because we are here at a different time of the year […]

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The Tune Airport Hotel KLIA2

March 30, 20152 Comments

After a long haul flight and a busy travel day ahead, you don’t want to risk making the jet lag worse.  You need a place you can relax, refresh, recharge and the Tune Hotel KLIA 2 has all this and more.  This has got to be the best reasonably priced flashpacking hotel ever. A Great […]

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Bangkok, Baggage, KLM: our 2015 Asia Adventure

March 29, 20150 Comments

Getting back to Flashpacking Its good to be back on the road after such a long time. For those that have followed our travels this is what has happened to us since taking a career break and embarking on our travel adventure in 2011. For those that did’nt it all started here with Craig and John […]

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Escape Lounge: Manchester Airport Terminal 3

March 23, 20150 Comments

Departing from Terminal 3 at Manchester Airport was not a great experience as there are no smoking facilities once you get airside. One thing that made our departure from Manchester more pleasurable, despite the nicotine cravings, was a bit of pampering in the pay for airport lounge called “The Escape Lounge” at terminal 3.  In […]

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West London Shopping and Secrets

December 15, 20140 Comments

While Hyde Park and the nearby national museums top the lists of things to do in West London there are plenty of other hidden and lesser known benefits to your London stay in West London. Here are a few to whet your appetite. © Copyright Ben Brooksbank and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Transport […]

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