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.

The Wellington Arms, Hampshire

03/09/2019 by .

It’s fortunate the Duke of Wellington was a very busy man. With over 50 conflicts to his name, identifying each of the 31 rooms at the Wellington Arms after one of his battles was less of a challenge than it might have been had he been less successful.

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The Red Lion, Odiham

02/09/2019 by .

King John rode out of Odiham Castle to sign the Magna Carta but I suspect had the Red Lion been around back then, he might have a dallied a few more days or just stayed there and called the whole thing off.

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Little Kolkata, Covent Garden

28/08/2019 by .

When two close friends from Kolkata (or Calcutta as we call it in the West) decide to work together, that alone is a tough enough test of friendship.

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Radisson Blu Royal Viking, Stockholm

21/08/2019 by .

The hotel lobby is always a great place to people watch and with the Radisson Blu Royal Viking there are added benefits; a snack table with fruit infused water, apples and nibbles.

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Insider Guide to Stockholm

20/08/2019 by .

The rain wasn’t deterring the intrepid visitors standing in a long line outside the ABBA museum. Didn’t bother me much either as I was snugly dry inside Stockholm’s hop on hop off bus as it passed them by.

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Fête des Vignerons, Vevey

13/08/2019 by .

I’m baking under a brutal midday sun watching 6,000 performers act out the story of winegrowing. It’s a two and a half hour celebration on the scale of an Olympic opening ceremony, it only takes place every twenty-five years and I’m loving every second of it.

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