Our first Princess Cruise Experience – Visiting the Royal Princess Cruise Ship

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Our first Princess Cruise experience The Royal Princess Cruise Ship What does this cruise ship have to offer? We were invited by Princess Cruises to come to Southampton and spend the day on the Royal Princess Cruise Ship. This was …

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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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Sofitel Hotel London Gatwick Airport Review

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Sofitel Hotel  London Gatwick Airport  Review We had an early morning flight from Gatwick Airport before we embarked on our Caribbean Cruise on the MSC Opera, so decided to stay near the airport the night before. There were two in …

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Premier Inn Sandling Maidstone Hotel Review

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Premier Inn Hotel Sandling Maidstone, Kent, England.   Hotel Review by Paul and Carole   We booked the Premier Inn Sandling to visit relatives who live in Larkfield, Kent. They had recommended this particular Premier Inn due to its location right …

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Thomson Dream Cruise Ship Review

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What is it like to cruise on the Marella Dream Cruise Ship Our Review – Paul and Carole   Please note – in October 2017 Thomson cruises re branded as Marella Cruises part of the TUI group. The Thomson Dream …

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Our stay at Clearwell Castle – by Paul and Carole

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  Our stay at Clearwell Castle by Paul and Carole Ever wanted to stay in a castle? Well we did and have now managed to fulfill that dream. We had the opportunity to do this when our niece Samii married …

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

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What is it really like to stay at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? We had been dreaming about staying at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore for many years but never could justify the expense. However, for a special …

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Jen Orchardgateway Hotel Review Singapore

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Jen Orchardgateway Hotel Review Singapore 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, …

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Housesitting with Harvey and Red

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Housesitting with Harvey and Red We had previously looked after Harvey for a week last year and really enjoyed it, so we were chuffed to bits to be asked back. Since this time there has been a new addition to …

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

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

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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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4 reasons to book a balcony cabin on your next cruise

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4 reasons to book a balcony cabin on your next cruise What type of cabin do you book on a cruise – a balcony cabin? We have now completed 11 cruises and I am sure will be booking a 12th very …

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9 things you need to know about your cruise sea pass

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9 things to know about your cruise sea pass These are our sea passes from our Norway fjords cruise and here are 9 things that are useful to know about your cruise sea pass It is issued to you on embarkation when …

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