Premier Inn Sandling Maidstone Hotel Review

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Premier Inn Hotel Sandling Maidstone, Kent, England.   Hotel Review by Paul and Carole   We booked the Premier Inn Sandling to visit relatives who live in Larkfield, Kent. They had recommended this particular Premier Inn due to its location right …

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Campsite Review – South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park by Paul and Carole

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South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park Our Review One of our favourite things to do is to jump in our camper van and explore somewhere new. We had not visited the south coast of England for a long time …

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What’s it like to stay in a Castle? – by Paul and Carole

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Ever wanted to stay in a castle? Well we did and have now managed to fulfill that dream. We had the opportunity to do this when our niece Samii married Joe at Clearwell Castle. We only stayed for one night but …

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Arbor City Hotel, London – Paul and Carole’s Review

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Arbor City Hotel London Paul and Carole’s Review   We spent 5 nights in London, the purpose of our trip was to watch Bruno Mars and the London Marathon. Our first stay was at the Sunborn Yacht Hotel as it was close …

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Sunborn Yacht Hotel, London – Paul and Carole’s Review

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  Sunborn Yacht Hotel, London Paul and Carole’s Review   We stayed at the Sunborn Yacht Hotel for 2 nights on our recent trip to London. If you have visited our blog before you will know that we love cruising, …

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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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  Campsite Review Bath Marina and Caravan Park   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 …

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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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  Campsite Reviews – Riverside Caravan Park Stratford-upon-Avon England 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 …

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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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Sunday Lunch at the Edgemoor Inn

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Sunday Lunch at the Edgemoor Inn We had heard good reports about the Edgemoor Inn and decided to pay a visit. We were actually Housesitting in Edge, Gloucestershire at the time, staying in a wonderful property looking after 2 red setters, …

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Housesitting with Harvey and Red

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Housesitting with Harvey and Red We had previously looked after Harvey for a week last year and really enjoyed it, so we were chuffed to bits to be asked back. Since this time there has been a new addition to …

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Our day out to the Welland Steam and Country Rally

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We had a great day and evening with family and friends at the Welland Steam and Country Rally. The Rally was first started in 1964 by a handful of Steam Engine enthusiasts in Ross on Wye and in 1993 it finally …

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Springfest 2015

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Springfest is held over 3 days, and is one of the numerous events held in our home city of Gloucester, in the dock and quays area. It is an event that showcases local businesses that specialise in food, drink and …

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Food Festival Gloucester Quays 2015

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The Gloucester food festival is one of the events held every year at the docks in the city of Gloucester. We had previously attended the Springfest held here and really enjoyed it. We arranged to meet our friends and when we arrived the …

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