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

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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, so we were very excited to stay on a yacht …

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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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Chatrium Riverside Hotel Review Bangkok

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  Chatrium Riverside Hotel Bangkok Our thoughts of our stay! We stayed at the Chatrium Riverside Hotel in Bangkok on a bed and breakfast basis for 3 nights. The hotel is situated beside the Chao Phraya River and only 36 km from …

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Bangkok – what to do and not to do!

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  What to do and not to do when visiting the city of Bangkok We have now visited 6 times and love getting to know the city better each time. Bangkok is a crazy vibrant town but can be quite …

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The Truth behind Elephant Exploitation and How you can Help

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  The truth behind elephant exploitation and how you can help!   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 …

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Taxis – the cost of transport in Koh Samui, Thailand

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How much does it really cost in taxis and transport to get around the island of Koh Samui in Thailand?   We have now travelled to Koh Samui, Thailand 6 times and have got to know the island well. In this post …

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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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Netherlands and Norway Fjords Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas

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  Netherlands and Norway Fjords Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas Every year we try and spend a quality week with our Dad’s, Bo and John and go on a cruise. We joined the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Explorer …

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Barrusclet Farmhouse, Gondrin, France – Review of our stay.

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We had been looking for somewhere to stay in France where we could have a week away to relax with our family. We found Barrusclet Farmhouse searching the internet and it seemed to have everything that the seven of us would need. Location of …

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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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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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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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