Mark C. O'Flaherty

Times Square, it is a changin’ | Review: The Times Square EDITION

Times Square, it is a changin’ | Review: The Times Square EDITION

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I periodically locked gaze with the barman, who was clearly also hoping for some Godzilla-type event to hit the hotel"

The best airport hotel in the world. Perhaps | Andaz Delhi

The best airport hotel in the world. Perhaps | Andaz Delhi

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I spent afternoons staring out the window at planes take off, contemplating my strange new life, living in this non-place"

The rooms with all the views | The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra

The rooms with all the views | The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I don’t think the Taj Mahal is all that. I don’t know how else to put it …"

Review: British Airways – New Delhi (DEL) to London (LHR)

Review: British Airways – New Delhi (DEL) to London (LHR)

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"The reason for all this? Almost all air space north of Delhi being closed due to possible imminent war"

Nights on the tiles | Why I’m not moving to Lisbon just yet

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"A pianist. At breakfast. Playing the love theme to Tootsie"

Three things in London I’m eating right now

Three things in London I’m eating right now

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"One recurrent comment has been: 'Truffle and fontina pizza for £29!? WTF!??'"

A family saga and some seriously hot wheels | Ballyfin by Bentley

A family saga and some seriously hot wheels | Ballyfin by Bentley

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"The décor at Ballyfin is not for all tastes, but your mother will probably love it. Unless your mother is Rei Kawakubo"

Review: Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa, Barga

Review: Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa, Barga

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Only in Italy would a mariachi version of “Hotel California” be considered apposite aural accompaniment for a sunlounger'

Print is dead, long live print

Print is dead, long live print

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

Civilian launches its first print edition - issue zero is out now

Review: Finnair’s new Business class – London (LHR) to Helsinki (HEL)

Review: Finnair’s new Business class – London (LHR) to Helsinki (HEL)

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Finnair customers at Heathrow are sent to the No.1 Lounge, which is where passengers who don’t have lounge privileges go to pay £40 for all the bacon rolls they can eat, and feel like they’re living the dream"