I heart Lantau in Hong Kong.

Lantau Island, Hong Kong was one of the surprises of The Grey Traveller‘s trip East, the highlight being Tai O village on the north west coast. Being time short I took our hotel concierge’s advice and caught the train to Tung Chung Station from Kowloon. Not having the right notes for the automatic ticket dispenser, the […]

The Essence Hotel, Hanoi.

The The Essence Hotel, Hanoi  deserves a post all of its own with a special shout out to Sophie who went above and beyond in the case of the ‘Missing Passports and Man Bag’. Summer travels are spent with the comfortable pair and we enjoy many a long winter evening reminiscing about our travels and planning […]

Palm Springs in August?????

Had a great time in Palm Springs  but not worried if I never cross paths with the town again. To be fair The Grey Traveller  visited in August which is totally the wrong time to go, it’s hot and unbearably so and anyone who is anyone is outta town, some businesses appeared to be closed […]