Author Archives: Andy Mossack

About Andy Mossack

Andy Mossack is a professional travel writer and broadcaster and has been writing about world travel for over 20 years. He is the founder and Managing Editor of the luxury travel site TripReporter and you can read him in national press, consumer lifestyle and airline magazines and travel web sites. He is the Travel Guru on BBC radio’s Late Show and presents Where in the world is Andy most weeks, a fun quiz where listeners try to guess just where in the world he is! Andy can also be seen and heard on BBC 5 Live, TalkSport and BBC News 24 and is a featured writer in the book 1001 Escapes to Make Before You Die. Andy also regularly lectures on world travel destinations for the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and provides consultancy services for hotels and tourist boards.

Voyages-sncf links Bordeaux and Brittany

Monday, March 20th, 2017 1:32 pm by . are running direct train services to Bordeaux and Brittany from the 2nd July 2017 although tickets will be on sale from15 March 2017.

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Andy Mossack joins the Bailey Arctic Adventure

Friday, March 17th, 2017 2:37 pm by .

It may seem a tad extreme, but proving a point in the harshest way possible is a powerful message. And Bailey of Bristol, a family-owned manufacturer of caravans and motor homes, seems to have cornered the market on proving the durability of its products.

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Ryanair launches Ukraine routes

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 5:05 pm by .

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced it will begin flights to and from the Ukraine which becomes its 34th country of operations.

Staring in Ocrober 2017, the airline will fly to and from the capital Kiev 5 times a week from London Stansted and to Manchester 3 times a week. it will also fly to and from Lviv twice a week.

Launch fares for travel in october and November are initially from €19.99 until 16th March 2017.

In Kiev, Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Officer, David O’Brien said: 

“Ryanair is pleased to announce that low fares have arrived in Ukraine, our 34th country of operation, with 4 new Kiev routes to Eindhoven, London, Manchester and Stockholm, beginning in October, which will help deliver 250,000 annual customers at Kiev Airport.

We will also commence flights to/from Lviv, our 2nd airport in Ukraine, and we urge all customers who wish to book these low cost flights to do so now on the website or mobile app, where they can avail of the lowest fare air travel to and from Ukraine.

To celebrate our new Ukraine routes, we are releasing seats for sale at prices starting from just €19.99, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (16 Mar). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto and avoid missing out.”

 Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelyan, said:

“The arrival of Ryanair in Ukraine is without exaggeration, a remarkable event for Ukraine. Negotiations lasted for several years, and I am proud that our team was able to successfully hold them. Today we officially declare – Ryanair is in Ukraine.

I am convinced that Ryanair will be another bridge that connects the infrastructure of Ukraine with Europe and it will be a good signal for the world’s major investors.”



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Hotel Shangri-La

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 4:13 pm by .

The solar powered lights of the legendary Ferris wheel have just come on as I look out at Santa Monica Pier. It is quite the spectacle, made all the more memorable from my perch on the rooftop bar of Hotel Shangri-La seven storey’s up.

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Wizz Air Launches Israel flights from Luton

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 5:25 pm by .

Starting 24th June 2017, Wizz Air will fly to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport from London Luton four times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, with prices starting from £69.99.

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Nobu Hotel Shoreditch opens in June

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 4:48 pm by .

Opening in June 2017, located in the heart of London’s trendy east end, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is the first European property from the Nobu Hotels brand.

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