Tag Archives: London

The Most Interesting Priority Pass Lounge I’ve Visited

priority pass lounge

The Michael W Travels family recently got back from an awesome little trip to Ireland.

While Dublin is usually a quick flight from NYC, we flew on connecting flights each way. A small inconvenience is worth it to save on the cost of a flight, if you ask me…

During our travels we got to visit a Priority Pass lounge in three airports. Two of the lounges were solid offering food, snacks, drinks and a place to relax.

The other Priority Pass lounge was quite different and possibly the most interesting one that I’ve ever visited. Continue reading The Most Interesting Priority Pass Lounge I’ve Visited

Insects, That’s What For Dinner at London Restaurant

London restaurant
From our 2009 trip to SE Asia (Vietnam)

 

When Andrew Zimmern’s Travel Channel show Bizarre Foods came out, it brought all of the strange foods that people eat around the world into our living rooms. While these foods do seem strange for Westerners, they most likely aren’t seen that way in the places that they are consumed.

The first time that I can recall seeing bugs for sale as a food had to be during our trip to Thailand. I also remember seeing trays of bugs at a supermarket in Vietnam years back and I had to take a photo. My guess is that the locals and shopkeepers probably found it just as odd that I was taking the photos!  Continue reading Insects, That’s What For Dinner at London Restaurant

Enter The Lottery If You Want To Stay Here

image credit: livingarchitecture.co.uk

Imagine having to enter a lottery for the chance to pay to stay in a really cool room. Usually you just go online and book the place you’d like to stay. If it is a very popular place or area, you might need to book many months in advance to secure the date you want.

Well, at one temporary London stand alone hotel room, if you want to spend the night you’ll have to enter the lottery and hope to get selected.

Continue reading Enter The Lottery If You Want To Stay Here