10 photos that will inspire you to visit Greece

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10 Photos that will inspire you to visit Greece It is no secret that we love Greece and over the years we have visited many of the islands. Only a 4 hour flight from the UK it is a fabulous …

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Rhodes Greece Cruise Port Information – How to make the most of your day!

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  Rhodes Greece Cruise Port Information How to make the most of your day!   On our recent Aegean Shores Cruise on the Thomson Dream Cruise Ship we visited the island of Rhodes Greece. If you are planning a visit we …

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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 …

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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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Day out at Nikki Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand

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  Day out at Nikki Beach Koh Samui, Thailand   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 …

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Thomson Celebration Cruise Ship Review

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  Thomson 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, all other details remain …

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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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Our stay at the Secret Garden Beach Resort, Bangrak, Koh Samui, Thailand

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Secret Garden Beach Resort, Bangrak Our Review by Paul and Carole We spent 3 weeks travelling around Koh Samui and our stay at the Secret Garden Beach Resort was one of our favourites. The Secret Garden has always had a good …

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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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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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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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Review of the Koskinou House Restaurant, Kalithea Avenue, Rhodes.

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Review of the Koskinou House Restaurant, Kalithea Avenue, Rhodes.   We found the Koskinou House Restaurant on our first night in Rhodes, Greece. We were staying at the Castello Di Rodi Hotel which was only 5 minutes walk away. We enjoyed it so much we …

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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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22 facts about the Explorer of the Seas Cruise Ship

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22 facts about the Explorer of the Seas Cruise Ship On the last day of our 8 day cruise to Norway on the Explorer of the Seas, an event called the Captain’s Corner was held on deck 3 in the …

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