Khao Lak, Thailand – 8 things to do by Paul and Carole

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We stayed at the Centara Seaview Hotel for 2 weeks at the end of our trip to Thailand. We really enjoyed our time in Khao Lak so here are 8 things that you could do if you are visiting this area. …

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Bangkok – what to do and not to do!

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For such a vast city getting around Bangkok is relatively simple.  It has a Skytrain (BTS) which is easy to navigate and operates between 6am and midnight. To get a ticket go to the kiosk tell the kiosk operator where you …

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Day out at Nikki Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand

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Our hosts at Baan Sijan Hotel, Simon and Janya recommended we visit Nikki Beach, and we are so glad they did, and have now visited 3 times. Called the “Sexiest Place on Earth,” by The London Observer, Nikki Beach continues …

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Drinks packages – do they save you money on a cruise?

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Every year we go on holiday with our Dads on a cruise. Most cruise lines now give passengers the option of purchasing a drinks package. Those of you that know us, know that we do enjoy a drink or two! The …

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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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5 things to do in Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

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We have now been to Ao Nang, Krabi Province, Thailand 4 times. It is a great place in it self, but also the gateway to the many beautiful islands in the Andaman Sea. Here are 5 things to do if …

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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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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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Parrot Bar, Kalithea Avenue, Rhodes, Greece

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The Parrot Bar is situated on Kalithea Avenue near to the village of Koskinou, in Rhodes. We found the Parrot Bar approximately 5 minutes walk from our hotel Castello Di Rodi.  It is opposite the Koskinou House Restaurant which was our …

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Our review of the Turtle Bay Restaurant, Cheltenham

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After having the best Jerk sauce we have ever had at the Bikini Bar in Lamai, Koh Samui, Thailand, we decided to see if the Turtle Bay Restaurant in Cheltenham was up to the same standard. Booking Booking was really …

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