“Who would have thought, 20 years ago, that Liverpool would be a tourist destination?” Paddy Smith
I’m a fan of boutique hotels and even though it’s part of the IHG chain, Hotel Indigo has perfected the unique concept of converting old city buildings into modern hotels. Each establishment embraces the history and culture of its neighbourhood in its interior design, accessories and menus.
“Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.” Unknown
Music was a theme running through my summer in the UK from live gigs in pubs to exhibitions and concerts.
“To become the common denominator of masculine interests—to be all things to all men.” Esquire
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha
The traditional festival of Songkran, also known as the Thai New Year or Thailand Water Festival, was originally celebrated as a way for the Thai people to sprinkle water on their family members and elders for good fortune and pay their respects to their beloved Buddha.
“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” James Beard
Like buses, you wait for good events in the capital and then they all come along at once! Last weekend was chock-a-block with capital dwellers spoilt for choice on how to best use their leisure time.