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

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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 February 2016. Baan Sijan is a wonderful small villa resort …

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

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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 reputation for it’s food and entertainment and on our previous visits …

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Marina Bay Sands Hotel Review – is it worth the expense?

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We had been dreaming about staying at the Marina Bay Sands HotelĀ in Singapore for many years but never could justify the expense. However, for a special big 50th birthday, we decided to blow the budget, and tick off one of …

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Jen Orchardgateway Hotel Review, Singapore

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We had just enjoyed a fantastic trip around South East Asia, including a cruise and were on our last stop before heading back home to England. We arrived at Changi Airport, after a short flight from Koh Samui, Thailand. We jumped in a …

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Our stay at the Castello di Rodi Hotel, Rhodes, Greece

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We stayed for a week at the Castello di Rodi Hotel in Rhodes, Greece, on a bed and breakfast basis. Location of the Castello di Rodi Hotel In the Thomson brochure it describes the location as beingĀ in Kallithea, this is …

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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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