Quirky Hotel London

The Rookery Hotel, London

Not long ago I stayed at one of the quirkiest hotels I've ever come across. The Rookery hotel in London was actually a business booking as I was there to stay between training courses I was delivering that week...
Aqua Sana Spa

Aqua Sana Spa – Longleat

At the end of our stay at Centerparcs Longleat we booked in for a 3 hour session at the Aqua Sana Spa at the holiday park. We had decided that a spa day would be an ideal way to round of the holiday and leave f...

Min Jiang – Royal Garden Hotel – London

We stayed at the Royal Garden Hotel and went to visit the Min Jiang for lunch the following day. The Min Jiang is the Dim Sum and Chinese restaurant on the 10th floor of the hotel with views over Kensington gar...

The Royal Garden Hotel, London

Greatly in need of a mini break, it was perfect timing that we received an invite to be hosted at the at the Royal Garden Hotel. Usually we use hotel stays as an excuse to go and explore the local area but this...
Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson 2016 Review – Ideal Roadtrip Car

In a first for Awesome Wave, we were given a new car! For a few days anyway. The Hyundai PR team got in touch to see if we wanted to try out the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson and take it for an extended test-drive. W...

Cream Tea and Cottages in Devon

Living in England for 28 years and travelling all over the world, it's easy to forget that there are things that you haven't seen just back home in the UK. This is why we set our challenge to visit every cou...

Five Best Hand Luggage Options

I think I can safely say that I have tried all manner of hand luggage options over my many years of travelling - from small rucksacks, totes bags and handbags right through to perfectly measured out small wheel...
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Rucksack with Wheels : Osprey Sojourn 60

I’m a backpack purist, I enjoy a set of straps. But I also know the backache that can come with it. There has been an increasing trend towards suitcases, hand-luggage-only and wheeled bags. Somewhere in the m...
Rye Windmill

10 Unusual Places To Stay in the UK

Despite being such a tiny island country we have such a huge wealth of diverse and frankly, exciting places to visit on our hollibobs or weekends away. So let's move away from the generic hotels and boring B&am...
Luxury trip to Qatar

3 Nights of Luxury in Qatar

A gentle breeze, a soft warmth, and the soothing smells of spices simmering in the background. I take a sip of my iced coffee, gaze out over the glass-like expanse of the Olympic-size swimming pool ahead of m...
Rucksack with Wheels

Rucksack with Wheels: Caribee Fast Track 75

Before we hopped on our flight to Thailand last November I was in the market for a new rucksack. Now, my trusty ol' faithful has done me well since 2003 and is still doing fine. But instead of lugging around...
Re Hotel lobby

RE Hotel – London

A year ago we were due down in London to catch up with some friends visiting from overseas. It was around Christmas-time and we were planning to enjoy a night out on the town. Originally we intended to jump o...
Travel Haul

{Video} Night Market Travel Haul

And now for something a little different. We managed to keep up with daily vlogging for over 45 days straight. I'm pretty pleased with that. However, it got to a point where we were in Chiang Mai working our ...
Tune Hotels Downtown KL

Tune Hotels – Kuala Lumpur

We only spent a few nights in Kuala Lumpur as we passing through to our main destination of this trip, Chiang Mai. But we were kindly offered the chance to check out the Tune Hotels in the city. The first time...

Best SD Card for Awesome Social Media and Blogging

Have you ever taken an awesome picture on your DLSR and wanted to put straight onto Instagram? Or wished your social media photos were better than what your little camera phone allows? How about just freeing up...

Hotel la Tour – Birmingham

Back in June we stayed at my favourite hotel in Birmingham, Hotel la Tour, whilst organising Blognix (indie UK blogging conference). It was the perfect spot to relax in between the mayhem of the conference. Ho...
Bed Station Hostel

Bed Station Hostel – Bangkok

For 10 nights in Bangkok we stayed at the brand new Bed Station Hostel in the Ratchatewi district of the city. Just off the main road we had wandered past on our first night in Thailand and noted that it looked...
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Review: EasyCover Camera Case

We had recently purchased a new camera, the Canon 60D with the awesome 50mm lens and were thoroughly enjoying it while at the Photography Show at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Whilst checking o...

Kensington Roof Gardens – London

It was to celebrate 4 years of being a couple. Raj surprised me with a spontaneous trip down to London for the weekend and the first stop was for lunch at this delightful rooftop restaurant and bar aptly name...
Buff on Skydive

What the Buff?

I was in a place called Hamilton, one of the first major stop on my New Zealand bike ride. It was one to remember as this was the place I rode into at about 9pm and couldn't find anywhere to pitch my tent so en...
Restaurant May Fair Hotel

The May Fair Hotel – London

You know when you are enjoying yourself so much that you forget to take photos? Yeah, that kind of happened when we spent two nights at the gorgeous, luxury 5 star hotel, The May Fair Hotel in London. We w...

Best Wireless Travel Speaker

I went on a shopping spree a while ago. Quite a while ago. A shopping spree for me usually entails spending more than usual on one item and then going home and feeling guilty. This happens maybe once a year. Th...