Arbor City Hotel, London – Paul and Carole’s Review

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We spent 5 nights in London, the purpose of our trip was to watch Bruno Mars and the London Marathon. Our first stay was at the Sunborn Yacht Hotel as it was close to the O2 Arena. We then changed hotels and …

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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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Thomson Celebration Cruise Ship Review

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We joined the Thomson Celebration Cruise Ship in Dubrovnik for a 7 night Adriatic Cruise. We had been recommended Thomson cruise via friends and really liked the Adriatic Affair itinerary. The cruise was visiting Croatia, Slovenia, and Albania all places …

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Hotel Review – Riu Costa Lago Hotel, Torremolinos, Spain

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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 Lago Hotel. We flew from East Midlands airport to …

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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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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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Our weekend staying at the Riverside Caravan Park, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

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This was our first time staying at the Riverside Caravan Park near Stratford-upon-Avon. We were looking forward to spending sometime in Warwickshire, a county in England that we had not visited before. Our friends Dick and Sal had stayed here …

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5 things to do in Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

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We have now been to Ao Nang, Krabi Province, Thailand 4 times. It is a great place in it self, but also the gateway to the many beautiful islands in the Andaman Sea. Here are 5 things to do if …

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Parrot Bar, Kalithea Avenue, Rhodes, Greece

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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 opposite the Koskinou House Restaurant which was our …

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

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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 ate there 4 out of the 7 nights of our …

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