12 Trips in 12 Months – A look back on Paul and Carole’s Year of Travel 2016

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12 Trips 12 Months – 2016 has been a really interesting year for Paul and Carole Loves to Travel, and hitting the big 50! We both work full time but have still managed to go on 12 trips. Here is …

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Bath Marina and Caravan Park Review

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One of our favourite things to do is to jump in our camper van and get away for the weekend. A group of us enjoy going away together and this time we headed off for a 2 night stay at …

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Paul and Carole’s Instagram Top 10 Photos of 2016

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We love travel photography and have been active on Instagram since April 2015. It is a great forum for showcasing your photography skills but also for gaining information and networking with like minded individuals. We have really enjoyed putting this post …

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Restaurant Review – Marinades Caribbean Restaurant, Cheltenham

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We were out in Cheltenham and decided that we fancied some caribbean food, we had previously eaten at Turtle Bay Restaurant which we had enjoyed, however, a friend had recommended that we try Marinades Caribbean Restaurant. On their website it stated that they …

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Our weekend staying at the Riverside Caravan Park, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

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This was our first time staying at the Riverside Caravan Park near Stratford-upon-Avon. We were looking forward to spending sometime in Warwickshire, a county in England that we had not visited before. Our friends Dick and Sal had stayed here …

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An evening out at Connolly’s Tapas Bar

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We visited Connolly’s Tapas Bar whilst we staying at the Riverside Campsite near Stratford-upon Avon. Our friends Sally and Dickie had been before and recommended a visit. The Restaurant First impressions were good, small personable restaurant with a spanish feel with decor …

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The day we were interviewed by the BBC!

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We were contacted via Twitter by Anna King a DJ who works for BBC Radio Gloucestershire, she had been following our travels and was very interested in meeting us. We were very apprehensive when Anna first contacted us, as we …

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3 Reasons To House Sit

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We have now been housesitting for 3 years, and are thoroughly enjoying it. We belong to an excellent house sitting community called TrustedHousesitters.com who have proved to be invaluable in putting us in touch with relevant home owners. Here are our 3 reasons …

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An afternoon spent wandering in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Situated in the famous Cotswold hills, surrounded by some of Gloucestershire’s most delightful countryside is the historic wool town of Painswick.  Our house sit with Harvey and Red was under a mile away so we took the opportunity to explore. Painswick was …

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3 days of fun at the Sunshine Festival

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We had been told about the Sunshine Festival by some good friends of ours and decided to give it a try, and we were really glad we did!  The festival was held over the August bank holiday weekend, and hosted both internationally …

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