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Sleeping in a coffin at Propeller Island, Berlin | Review

Sleeping in a coffin at Propeller Island, Berlin | Review

David Whitley May 16, 2013 Comments Off

A musician’s art project in Berlin offers up possibly the weirdest accommodation in Germany, as David Whitley found out… It wasn’t a promising welcome. My instructions had led me to a building covered in

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£17 off Lufthansa flights | Discount voucher

£17 off Lufthansa flights | Discount voucher

David Whitley February 11, 2013 Comments Off

Fancy a trip to Munich, Berlin or Hamburg? Well there are some cheap flights available with German airline Lufthansa at the moment. These include £79 tickets from Manchester to Berlin, £89 fares from Birmingham

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Maryborough, Queensland | The world’s greatest hangover

Maryborough, Queensland | The world’s greatest hangover

David Whitley December 16, 2012 Comments Off

David Whitley rocks up in the Queenland town of Maryborough to find it suspiciously deserted… Bank holiday Mondays are usually quiet affairs, but the one I arrived in Maryborough on was suspiciously so. The

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American beer is the best in the world: The myth of crap US beer

American beer is the best in the world: The myth of crap US beer

David Whitley September 2, 2012 Comments Off

David Whitley discovers that the craft beer movement in the United States has hit the mainstream, and suspects there might not be a better country for drinking in. The magic of sitting at a

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Driving in Oman | Hopelessly lost in Muscat

Driving in Oman | Hopelessly lost in Muscat

David Whitley August 27, 2012 Comments Off

David Whitley encounters economical road signs and jaw-dropping landscapes – but not the restaurant he was seeking. A telling insight into how a car rental adventure is going to progress can usually be gauged

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Things to do in New Zealand

Things to do in New Zealand

David Whitley March 16, 2010 Comments Off

 

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Travel Writer Clichés: 8 – Vibrant/ bustling

Travel Writer Clichés: 8 – Vibrant/ bustling

David Whitley July 19, 2009 Comments Off

Or, as it’s better known, horrendously overcrowded and full of people trying to sell you things you don’t want. Vibrant and bustling are instant signs of a writer who’s a bit too old for

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Why hotels don’t get WiFi: 1 – Ambivalence

Why hotels don’t get WiFi: 1 – Ambivalence

David Whitley July 5, 2009 8

There are few things that get me angrier than wireless internet access (or lack of it) in hotels. There are some hotels that have an admirable policy on WiFi, but by and large, accommodation

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The world’s most shameless press release

The world’s most shameless press release

David Whitley June 29, 2009 2

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? Just three days after Michael Jackson’s death, and a tour company is already trying to cash in. A few minutes ago, I received perhaps the most shameless

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