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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The Truth behind Elephant Exploitation and How you can Help

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Elephant exploitation is rife in Asia. On our first visit to Thailand we were sat on the beach when an elephant with his mahout came up to us, and asked if we wanted to feed the elephant bamboo shoots. We did …

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Taxis – the cost of transport in Koh Samui, Thailand

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We have now travelled to Koh Samui, Thailand 6 times and have got to know the island well. In this post we have looked at the cost of taxis and other forms of transport in Koh Samui, information that we wished we had on …

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Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port Information

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We visited Santa Cruz in Tenerife on our recent cruise to the Canary Islands. This post contains some useful information to make the most of your day in Santa Cruz. Where is Santa Cruz, in Tenerife? Santa Cruz is the capital and largest …

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Las Palmas Cruise Port Information

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We sailed to Las Palmas in Gran Canaria on our cruise on the Independence of the Seas. Here are a few tips to spend the day and not be too far away from the ship to ensure you are back …

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Travel tips from the over 40’s

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Travel tips from the over 40’s One of the most surprising and rewarding things that we have discovered since we joined the world of travel blogging is connecting with like minded people around the world. At first it appeared that …

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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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4 things we have learnt in our first 6 months of travel blogging

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After much thought and deliberation, we decided to start blogging and our travel blog was born six months ago. It has been such a huge learning curve, which is why we have decided to put this post together. We hope …

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Travel Bloggers Top Tips

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Travel bloggers top tips and advice   Eatsleeplovetravel have put together this collaborative post regarding tips and advice for travelling. Ourselves and other travel bloggers were asked – ‘What is the best piece of travel advice you have ever received?’ This what …

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