Tag Archives: London

World’s Worst Airbnb Created As Joke, Got Bookings

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image: YouTube- Passion Squad

Over the past 8 years we’ve stayed in Airbnb properties plenty of times. The places we’ve stayed have been pretty varied, from excellent to not so great.

A bunch of friends in the UK recently created a listing on the site as “a lighthearted prank by creating world’s worst Airbnb”, according to Fox News. Continue reading World’s Worst Airbnb Created As Joke, Got Bookings

Win A Trip For 2 To London To Attend A Chelsea FC Game- 5 Winners!

Hyundai is giving away a trip for two to London to attend a Premier league soccer match to five lucky winners!

The winners will attend a Chelsea Football Club play Aston Villa.

It’s been years since we last visited London and I love checking out sporting events while traveling so I’d love to win this prize! Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To London To Attend A Chelsea FC Game- 5 Winners!

I Got The Dreaded SSSS On My Boarding Pass & It Wasn’t So Bad

SSSSLast week, the Michael W Travels family flew home from Barcelona to NYC with a stop in London.

During our journey, we encountered a flight delay which caused some issues. (Possibly more on that another time…)

When looking over our boarding passes, four letters stood out for my flight from London (LHR) to New York (JFK), SSSS. Continue reading I Got The Dreaded SSSS On My Boarding Pass & It Wasn’t So Bad

The Most Interesting Priority Pass Lounge I’ve Visited

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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

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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