Lamai Koh Samui – A guide on where to stay, shop, eat, drink, relax and party! 

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Lamai Koh Samui – A guide on where to stay, shop, eat, drink, relax and party!  Lamai Koh Samui is one of our favourite places to stay. Situated on the east coast just south of Chaweng, it is a lively …

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Enjoy Beach Hotel Review, Fisherman’s Village, Koh Samui, Thailand

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Enjoy Beach Hotel Fisherman’s Village Paul and Carole’s Review Our first stop after a long flight via Singapore was at the Enjoy Beach Hotel in Fisherman’s Village in Bophut. We chose this hotel because of it’s location and the sea …

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Balmoral Cruise Ship Day Visit

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Fred Olsen Cruise Line and the Balmoral Cruise Ship Our Day visit by Paul and Carole The cruise industry is growing at an alarming rate and focus is mostly on what is new and exciting. Cruise ships are getting bigger …

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MSC Opera Cruise Ship Review – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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MSC Opera Cruise Ship The Good, Bad and the Ugly! We joined the MSC Opera Cruise Ship in Havana Cuba and sailed around the Caribbean and Central America. We have cruised many times before but had never cruised with MSC. We …

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

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Khao Lak, Thailand 8 things to do!   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 …

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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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Thomson Celebration Cruise Ship Review

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  Marella Celebration Cruise Ship Our Review Please note – in October 2017 Thomson cruises re branded as Marella Cruises part of the TUI group. This ship is now known as the Marella Celebration Cruse Ship. We joined the Marella …

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Hotel Review – Riu Costa Lago Hotel, Torremolinos, Spain

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  Hotel Review Riu Costa Lago Hotel, Torremolinos, Spain We visited Torremolinos, on the Costa Del Sol, Spain for 5 nights to celebrate my 50th Birthday and my good friend Kate’s Hen Party and we stayed at the 4 star Riu Costa …

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Restaurant review – Riverside Wine Bar, Chepstow

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We were looking for a new place to eat in Chepstow when we came across the Riverside Wine Bar. We enjoy Tapas and Dad Bo had never tried it so we thought at 83 years old it was about time …

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Hotel Review – Baan Sijan Villa Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand

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Hotel Review Baan Sijan Villa Resort Koh Samui, Thailand   Baan Sijan Villa Resort is one of our favourite places to stay when we visit Koh Samui, an island off the east coast of Thailand.  We had our 5th visit in …

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5 things to do in Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

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Our top picks on what to do when visiting Ao Nang Thailand We have now been to Ao Nang in the Krabi Province, Thailand 4 times. It is a great place in it self, but also the gateway to the …

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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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Parrot Bar, Kalithea Avenue, Rhodes, Greece

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Parrot Bar, Kalithea Avenue Rhodes, Greece   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 …

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Quality family time on our 2 day Ventura Cruise

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Our 2 day cruise on the Ventura Cruise Ship We had had such a good time on our previous cruises we wanted to share it with our family so we treated Paul’s Dad John, and his elder brother Dean to …

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Our review of the Turtle Bay Restaurant, Cheltenham

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Turtle Bay Restaurant, Cheltenham Our Review 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 …

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