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Blog archive - January, 2014

Eurostar Dresses ‘Kissing Couple’ Statues in New Uniforms at St Pancras Station

31 Jan 2014
Categories: From The Editor, Train Travel     Tags: ,

Here at our OMOTG luxury travel blog we have a certain fondness for St Pancras Station and its wonderful architecture and uniqueness. But this Tuesday travellers and commuters used to travelling through the station will probably have taken a second glance at the iconic 9 metre high giant bronze statues of the ‘kissing couple’ at the far end of the station...

Luxury on a budget in the Dominican Republic

30 Jan 2014
Categories: Travel News     Tags: ,

Our luxury travel blog pays a visit to the beautiful Caribbean where costs may be rising in the Dominican Republic, but this idyllic holiday spot still offers cheaper prices than many other Caribbean destinations. In certain parts of the country, it’s possible to get by on as little as £25 per day...

Discover American Places and Faces at Le Méridien Piccadilly

Our luxury travel blog paid a visit to a rather unusual photography exhibition at Le Méridien Piccadilly last night, which takes a look at the United States from a very different perspective. From today 29th January until 29th February 2014, Le Méridien’s Terrace Grill & Bar is hosting a selection of rather unusual and inspiring photographs in association with American Airlines...

A Visitor’s Guide to Washington DC

28 Jan 2014
Categories: Luxury Travel, North America, Video Blog     Tags: ,

Our luxury travel blog brings you the third of our three videos on Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia by our globetrotting journalist Helen Ochyra. In this final video, Helen visits Washington DC and gives us an insight into some of the Museums and things to see and do in the Nation’s Capital...

Shooting Beauty Abroad – Photographic Trip to Andalusia

27 Jan 2014
Categories: European Travel     Tags:

Today our luxury travel blog takes a look at taking a break in the sun with a difference, with a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of Andalusia from behind the lens and immerse yourself in the stunning backdrops the south of Spain has to offer...

Taking the stress out of renting a car

26 Jan 2014
Categories: Travel News     Tags:

Hiring a car can be a pain. So many companies to choose from, all more or less the same, and yet each with different prices and inclusions. Our luxury travel blog takes a look at making life just that little bit easier...

Taking a Winter Road Trip? Stay one step ahead of the weather with these Travel Tips

24 Jan 2014
Categories: Travel News     Tags:

Given the freezing conditions much of the US has had recently and is facing at the moment our luxury travel blog takes a look at being prepared if you have to use your car. Your car breaks down on a snowy mountain road, and all of a sudden you’re stranded in a blizzard as night falls...

Meet and Greet Airport Parking

22 Jan 2014
Categories: Air Travel     Tags: ,

Getting to the airport and leaving enough time to then park the car, possibly miles away, can add to the stress of travelling, so our luxury travel blog takes a look at ‘Meet and Greet Parking’ and how it can take some of the sting out of the whole airport experience…

A Visitor's Guide to Maryland Part Two

21 Jan 2014
Categories: Luxury Travel, North America, Video Blog     Tags: ,

Our luxury travel blog brings you the second of our three videos on Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia, as our globetrotting journalist Helen Ochyra continues her journey along the Star-Spangled Banner National Park Historic Trail and heads towards Baltimore...

Reducing First Class Carriages on Britain’s Trains

20 Jan 2014
Categories: Train Travel, Travel News     Tags: ,

The British government is planning to force some rail companies to convert their First Class carriages into Standard Class. Our luxury travel blog takes a look at one such possible example. We are told there is too much space in First Class and not enough people are using it and so, to ease overcrowding in the standard carriages, there is talk of axing it...