History The Neuschwanstein Castle is a grand castle located on the hills of the village of Hohenschwangau in southwest Bavaria. The castle was conceived by King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1868 and completed in 1884. The workers laboured day and night over the course of…

Neuschwanstein Castle

The Restaurant This is one of Prague’s finest restaurants which is located on the 9th floor of the Intercontinental Hotel. The restaurant is a fusion of Czech & international cuisine and has some pretty amazing views of the city. The views are something that you…

Zlata Praha Restaurant

Prague Vistas I am in the most beautiful city of Prague and it is such a wonderful place to be. The architecture, the cobblestone streets and it’s distintive culture is one that leaves an indelible impression on any visitor. Its incredible history has left an…

Prague

The Hotel  The Hotel Boscolo Prague is part of the Marriott Group. The hotel is set in the palatial Renaissance Revival facade building which was originally the Czech Savings and Loan Bank. The lobby is consistent with and traditional bank structure and conjures memories of a royal…

Hotel Boscolo Prague Autograph Collection

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The Sacher Torte  In 1832, Prince Metternich was entertaining important guests, including the high echelons of European royalty. A man of perfection, he wanted a dessert which would please his high powered guests. However, when he visited his chef to instruct him on creating the…

Sacher Cafe (Vienna)

Location I am in the beautiful city of Vienna and my first stop is brunch at Das Loft. It’s a restaurant which is perched on the top floors of the Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom serving eclectic cuisine, with stunning views of Vienna through floor-to-ceiling windows. I am here…

Das Loft (Vienna)

L’Hôtel de Ville is one of only three restaurants in Switzerland with three Michelin stars. The restaurant is located in the rather unassuming town of Crissier, which is west of Lausanne. The restaurant’s stone building looks akin to a clock shop I visited in the…

Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville (Crissier)

I have had designs on visiting this restaurant for a long time. I first encountered Michel Roth’s culinary brilliance at the Ritz in Paris in 2006 and 2007; a beautiful and exquisite meal was enjoyed. When the Ritz closed for renovations, Michel relocated to Switzerland…

Restaurant Bayview (Geneva) – 10/10

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The Private Room I land in Singapore (you can view the review of previous flight on the Boeing 777 here) and I head to the Private Room for a light dinner before making my way to the transit hotel. The Private Room is hidden discretely…

Singapore Airlines – Suites Class (Singapore to London)

The Lounge I check in seamlessly for my flight and make my way to the First Class SilverKris Lounge in Sydney Airport. The lounge offers a limited made to order menu with an extensive buffet and a reasonable selection of wines and spirits. Although I would…

Singapore Airlines First Class (Sydney to Singapore)

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I am in Perth for the annual Christmas break and we enjoy a lovely family lunch to celebrate the year that’s gone and the festive season. We decide to have the lunch at Rockpool Bar & Grill which is known for its beautiful steaks and…

Rockpool Bar & Grill (Perth)

I am off for the Christmas break after what has been a pretty busy year. I am heading back to Perth to see my family and today I’m traveling on Qantas beautiful A330 Business Suite. The Suite The suites, which all have aisle access, have…

Qantas Business Class (Sydney to Perth)

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I travel quite often and most of my posts are of cities from around the world rather than city of residence. Sydney is a happening city with plenty to do, beautiful beaches, a wonderful harbour and it’s perfect in the summer. However the dining scene…

Sydney Dining (2017)

History  The 21 Club is a New York institution. A former speakeasy which skirted the prohibition laws in the 1930s, it’s architecture and approach to conceal alcohol was legendary! There was a special chute for discarding liquor into the sewers system and a secret wine…

21 Club (New York)

So here it is… my Travel Video Diary of my Round the World Trip. I started in Sydney, flew into Dallas, then onto New York, Hong Kong, London, San Sebastian,  Amalfi Coast, Amsterdam then back to London before heading to Tokyo on the way home.…

Travel Video Diary (2017)