"...so bright, I gotta wear shades" That's a comment from a Tripadvisor review, but did you know that this Timbuk3 song isn't about an amazing future but rather an impending nuclear holocaust (there's a cheery thought!)? It was, however, the first thing that came to mind when we visited Hotel Leipzig in the historic city of
Last night we ventured down to the Clydeside to sample some dishes at the Hilton Garden Inn’s newly renovated restaurant, ReCESS. Located beside the SSE Hydro, Admadillo and SEC, as well as the river Clyde. This is a top spot that can get ignored in the rush to go city centre or nearby Finnieston. The
Just 40 mins from Glasgow, but a world away in relaxation, is Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, on the outskirts of Aberfoyle on the shore of Loch Ard. I was invited to stay to see all the improvements after a £3.5m investment (we had previously stayed here in 2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1jQfFJBmoY The hotel is
One night in Lerwick The Lerwick Hotel is not the prettiest of hotels from the outside, or inside at parts. It's what I imagined a hotel designed for Cumbernauld would look like (I survived growing up there so I'm allowed to be cruel!). Located on the sea-shore on the outskirts of Lerwick. The best feature
Citizen M - the funkiest hotel in Glasgow surely? CitizenM is a Dutch hotel chain that started at Amsterdam Schipol airport. The Glasgow hotel was their first venture outside of the Netherlands and they have since opened internationally in London, New York and Paris, with another two opening in London (in that order). Their guiding principle is
Inn of the Year 2016! Something keeps bringing us back to the Tay and Tummel valleys, having stayed over in Pitlochry, Dunkeld, Bankfoot and Aberfeldy numerous times over the last few years. We first visited the Old Mill Inn in 2013, just after it had changed hands, and by 2014 it had already been voted Inn of the
Atholl Arms in Dunkeld - An ideal getaway You certainly can't miss The Atholl Arms Hotel standing above the banks of the river Tay on the main shopping street in Dunkeld. Beside the Thomas Telford bridge, it seems to act as a guard and welcome to the town as you cross over the longest river in Scotland from Birnam.
Modern hotel near to Arthur's Seat and the Scottish Parliament Near the foot of the Royal Mile, overlooking the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood and a stones throw from Arthur's Seat you'll find the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh. Outside, it fits in with the eclectic architectural styles of the area, not my personal favourite look
New hotel plans for Manchester The London based Zetter Group are planning to add to their group of hotels known for their quirky style. The new addition will be their first outside of the capital, in the historic London Road fire station in Manchester. Project leaders, Allied London plan includes the Zetter Group’s hotel, a world
New Hard Rock Hotels for the UK Hard Rock International announced plans to bring their hotel brand to Glasgow and London. A spokesperson for the company told Foodie Explorers "Hard Rock International continues to focus on hotel development in Europe, and has signed a deal to bring a Hard Rock Hotel to Glasgow in Scotland.