News: Zip Hotels by Premier Inn

News: Zip Hotels by Premier Inn

New budget hotel ZIP from Premier Inn Sometimes you really just need somewhere to place your head at night. Somewhere quiet, clean and has the essentials. For us this includes internet – imagine a day without it (bliss I bet!!) This is where ZIP comes in. Basic room with theRead More…

Food review: Rogacki, Berlin

Food review: Rogacki, Berlin

Rogacki delicatessen Made famous outwith Berlin by Anthony Bourdain, Rogacki (pronounced Ro-gatz-ki) is a deli located in Charlottenburg in what was once West Berlin. The former stable is home to a wealth of food with counters filled with cheese, cured and fresh meats,cured and smoked fish, sausages, salads,  bread andRead More…

Accommodation review: Intervarko Hostel, Berlin

Accommodation review: Intervarko Hostel, Berlin

When you think of hostels don’t think of smelly dorms, think of private rooms on a budget! We often stay in private rooms within hostels.  They are generally a lot cheaper than hotels, you can sometimes get an en-suite bathroom and you can meet other travellers easily.  No need toRead More…

Food: Cheap breakfast in The Hague, Amsterdam and more!

Food: Cheap breakfast in The Hague, Amsterdam and more!

We’re always looking to save some money when eating out to allow us to splash out at other times.  The best breakfast (ontbijt) tip for visiting any main town in the Netherlands is to visit HEMA. HEMA has a Scandi-feel, a bit like IKEA meets (Flying) Tiger.  Lots of budgetRead More…

GlasgowCard – Save money and support local businesses

GlasgowCard – Save money and support local businesses

Get more from Glasgow with a GlasgowCard As you know we love to eat out and visit new places so are excited to see the re-launch of GlasgowCard. The GlasgowCard is a yearly discount card for use in the Glasgow area and covers everything from cruises at Balloch to money offRead More…

Food Review: Mac and Cheese Pot Noodle

Food Review: Mac and Cheese Pot Noodle

I love Mac & Cheese and being an ex-student I still enjoy a pot noodle once in a while so when I saw a Mac & Cheese pot noodle, well I just had to! Opening the pot there is a sachet of tomato sauce.  To sauce or not? I decidedRead More…

Accommodation Review: Greenpoint Lodge, 95 Norman Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York

Accommodation Review: Greenpoint Lodge, 95 Norman Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York

Budget accommodation in New York Finding somewhere cheap and within easy reach of transport is always top of our to-do list when arranging a holiday. After much searching, we came across Greenpoint Lodge, located in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn. Greenpoint is on the G subway line and is a quietRead More…

50% back this January

50% back this January

Throughout January Club Individual members a huge 50% off food * Dine at any of our restaurants throughout January (Piccolino, The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Bank Restaurant & Bar and Gino D’Acampo: My Restaurant), as many times as you like, and we will give you 50% back of what youRead More…

Review: Kaldis, 50 Edinburgh Road, Glasgow, G69 6DN

Review: Kaldis, 50 Edinburgh Road, Glasgow, G69 6DN

Kaldi’s sits on Edinburgh Road just before Baillieston lights where the Little Chef used to be.  Echoes of the former roadside diner survive – booths and plenty of parking, though we struggled to find a space as a function was on. We were asked if that’s what we were there for when we arrived, something about a namingRead More…

Accommodation Review: Say Cheese, Kleine Fleischergasse, Leipzig, Germany

Accommodation Review: Say Cheese, Kleine Fleischergasse, Leipzig, Germany

We’re big fan of hostels for budget travel, especially those with a central location, a short walk from the main train station, in a nightlife area where you can meet new people but also have good WIFI if you decide to stay in your room. Say Cheese Leipzig is one such place, which is why we picked itRead More…