Category: Hotels

Review: The Hilton Gatwick Airport

If you’re short on time, let’s cut to the chase: this is a terrible, terrible hotel. Even among shabby airport hotels, this takes some beating. @TheFrankFlyer and I stayed there last night, as our flight to Palma de Mallorca departed at a very unreasonable 0825 this morning. This was far too early for a schlep ...

Journey to Japan: Part one

My latest jaunt to Japan began yesterday - and the journey to Tokyo will probably take a few posts to cover! I left London yesterday lunchtime, after squeezing in a couple more productive hours in the office. I 'checked in' via British Airways First Class section in T5 and made my way straight into the ...

Yotel Heathrow Airport: A night on the Millennium Falcon

A couple of weeks ago, I had some particularly bad travel planning to deal with. A day trip to Glasgow on the Thursday, followed by a flight to Barcelona at the crack of dawn on the Friday morning. The prospect of getting about 4 hours sleep in my own bed Thursday night, followed by an ...