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Speak Easy tea

BlindSpot Speakeasy Cocktail Tea reviewed, St Martins Lane, London

Grab someone you like by the hand and head for this speakeasy joint to enjoy a surreptitious cocktail tea while exchanging secrets into the night.
crowded sandy beach

Hoteliers: Please don’t banish all UK travellers from your resorts

Britain, dubbed the “fake sick man of Europe”, face banishment from popular all-inclusive resorts abroad if the bogus compo culture continues.
TTM Flights 2016 - Europe

The Travel Magazine’s travels in 2016

As the year comes to a close, I stopped to reflect on Sharron's and my travels in 2016. Between us, we covered thousands of miles and three continents.
Airport car park

When good travel plans go bad at the airport

Murphy's law states that if something can go wrong, it will. My airport travel check-list was complete. But then all went wrong. Here's what happened.
Solar Impulse 2 RTW : Second Test Flight AbuDhabi

Could solar powered planes be the future for air travel?

Two Swiss pilots completed the first ever round-the-world flight using only the power of the sun to power their airplane, the Solar Impulse 2.
BA i360 and West Pier from beach

Brighton: What’s it like to travel in the BA i360 Observation Tower?

A trip on Brighton's vertical moving BA i360 is like catching a lift into the skies - well almost.
new york central park in winter frozen lake

Why New York is a great winter destination – just wrap up warmly

New York between January and February offers better value for money than at any other time of the year and the lack of queues and crowds is blissful.
Bombay Palace exterior c. Steven Joyce

Restaurant review: Bombay Palace, Connaught Village, London W2

Bombay Place London has quite an interesting heritage being part of an international chain that stretches from New York and Beverley Hills to Kuala Lumpur and Hyderabad.
Western Wall and the old city of Jerusalem

Why UNESCO must retain the culture and heritage of the Western Wall in its...

UNESCO's contentious decision to remove all references of Jewish ties to the Western Wall will, in effect ignore 2,000 years of Jewish history.
British Airways Boeing 747-400

Is BA’s boarding system based on the price of the fare really elitist?

British Airways' pay-least-board-last policy for boarding planes has sparked anger and criticism. But is zonal boarding really that bad?

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