Paul and Carole’s Year of Travel 2018

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/carole-coconut-no-stress-picmonkeyed-logo_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C93&ssl=1

Paul and Carole’s Year of Travel 2018 A year older and a year wiser! To be honest we did not have the best start to 2018, we were thrown a real curve ball with some health issues. However, reflecting on …

Share Button
Posted in Camping, Cruising, England, Festivals, Hotels, Love and Travel, Luxury, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

River Cruising – Will I change his mind?

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/grumpy-paul-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C99&ssl=1

River Cruising – Yes or No? The fact of the matter is that I would love to try river cruising but Paul is adamant that this type of cruising is not for him. Attempts at discussing this type of cruising …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Cruise News and our membership to the #ChooseCruise Club

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Cruise-News-November-2018_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C143&ssl=1

Paul and Carole’s Cruise News 8th November 2018   We have just become members of the CLIA #ChooseCruise Club and wanted to share this news with you. We want to bring you what’s new in the world of cruising with …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thailand – Why This Country Should Be On Your Bucket List

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/brian-canoe-logo-picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C142&ssl=1

Thailand Why This Country Should Be On Your Bucket List by Paul and Carole Amazing Beaches Unspoilt beaches can be found all over Thailand. With bans on rows and rows of sunbeds your really can get the Robinson Crusoe experience. …

Share Button
Posted in Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Saga Sapphire Cruise Ship

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/funnel-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C187&ssl=1

Cruising with Saga Is it just for the really old? The name Saga has always been associated with the elderly, and now that we are over 50 we wanted to see for ourselves if this cruise line is really just …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Luxury, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/paul-tuk-tuk-market-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C117&ssl=1

Lamai Koh Samui – A guide on where to stay, shop, eat, drink, relax and party! Updated April 2019. Lamai Koh Samui is one of our favourite places to stay.  Situated on the east coast just south of Chaweng, it …

Share Button
Posted in Hotels, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Our Guide to the Best and Beautiful Beaches of Koh Samui Thailand

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/lamai-beach_picmonkeyed-logo_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C93&ssl=1

Our Guide to finding the Best Beautiful Beaches of Koh Samui Thailand We have now visited Koh Samui 7 times so have got to know the island fairly well. Koh Samui really has something for everyone, the beaches are numerous …

Share Button
Posted in Love and Travel, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

Baan Sukreep Resort Review, Chaweng Noi, Koh Samui

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Sukreep-Paul-pool-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C92&ssl=1

Baan Sukreep Resort, Chaweng Noi, Koh Samui, Thailand Review by Paul and Carole We stayed at the Baan Sukreep Resort for the last 4 nights of our trip to Koh Samui, Thailand. Getting from Chaweng to Chaweng Noi was very easy …

Share Button
Posted in Hotels, Love and Travel, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Taxis – the cost of transport in Koh Samui, Thailand

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Songthaew_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

How much does it really cost in taxis and transport to get around the island of Koh Samui in Thailand? Updated March 2019 We have now travelled to Koh Samui, Thailand 8 times and have got to know the island well. …

Share Button
Posted in Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 83 Comments

Hooters and Habaneras – Paul and Carole’s Travel Guide to Havana

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Good-cars-01-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

Hooters and Habaneras Paul and Carole’s Travel Guide to Havana We visited Havana in Cuba as part of our cruise holiday around the Caribbean. Havana is one of the most interesting destinations we have visited and we have put this …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Cuba, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

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

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/good-ship_picmonkeyed_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C99&ssl=1

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 …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Cuba, Luxury, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

2017 – The Year Paul and Carole travelled to Mars!

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/pc-road-trip-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

2017 The Year Paul and Carole travelled to Mars! Last year we published a post called 12 Trips in 12 Months showing our adventures of 2016. Now that we are coming to the end of 2017 we have put together …

Share Button
Posted in Camping, Cruising, England, Festivals, Greece, Hotels, Love and Travel, Luxury, Spain, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

The Best and Worst Cruise Ports – Cruise Bloggers reveal all!

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Text-best-and-worst_picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

The Best and Worst Cruise Ports Around the World Cruise Bloggers reveal all! We have cruised many times and are always planning our next cruising adventure. Whenever you go on a fly cruise holiday, the ports that you visit can …

Share Button
Posted in Collaborations, Cruising, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Top Travel Tips Singapore by Paul and Carole

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/little-india-street-art-logo.jpeg?fit=190%2C190&ssl=1

Top Travel Tips Singapore by Paul and Carole We have now visited Singapore 3 times and wouldn’t hesitate to visit again. Here are our top travel tips Singapore for you to consider when planning a trip to this fascinating destination. …

Share Button
Posted in Singapore, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

Our Best Travel Accessories by Paul and Carole

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/police-boat_picmonkeyed-logo.jpeg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

  Our Best Travel Accessories by Paul and Carole   There are certain travel accessories that we have been using for many years and always take on our travels. The purpose of this Our Best Travel Accessories post is to …

Share Button
Posted in Camping, Cruising, Festivals, Travel Accessories, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Wise up to travelling – how we can educate each other

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/elephant_logo_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C169&ssl=1

Wise up to travelling – how we can educate each other There is no doubt that we love travelling. However we also know our actions can have an impact, therefore we do try and travel responsibly. Following the publication of …

Share Button
Posted in Collaborations, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where to visit in Asia – Travel Bloggers Advice

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Sunset-ao-nang_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C143&ssl=1

We were approached by Talita of talitaswanderlust.com to contribute to a post she was putting together about travel bloggers advice for travelling to Asia. The question we was asked along with 7 other Travel Bloggers  – ‘What is the one Asian Country …

Share Button
Posted in Collaborations, Love and Travel, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/outside-logo-picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

Arbor City Hotel London Paul and Carole’s Review   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 …

Share Button
Posted in England, Hotels, Luxury, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

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

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/good-island-4_picmonkeyed-logo.jpeg?fit=190%2C102&ssl=1

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 …

Share Button
Posted in Food, Pubs/Bars, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 55 Comments

Bangkok – what to do and not to do!

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Long-lebua-us-01_picmonkeyed_picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=107%2C190&ssl=1

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 intimidating …

Share Button
Posted in Food, Pubs/Bars, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

The Truth behind Elephant Exploitation and How you can Help

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/elephants-and-baby-logo-picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

  The truth behind elephant exploitation and how you can help!   Elephant exploitation is rife in Asia. On our first visit to Thailand we were sat on the beach when an elephant with his mahout came up to us, and …

Share Button
Posted in Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 69 Comments

Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port Information

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/mountains-over-the-town_picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C88&ssl=1

Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port Information 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 …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Spain, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Las Palmas Cruise Port Information

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Sunrise-Las-Palmas_picmonkeyed.jpeg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

Las Palmas Cruise Port Information We sailed to Las Palmas in Gran Canaria on our cruise on the Independence of the Seas. Here are a few tips to spend the day and not be too far away from the ship …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Spain, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 47 Comments

Travel tips from the over 40’s

https://i1.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/nikki-beach_picmonkeyed_picmonkeyed1.jpg?fit=190%2C143&ssl=1

Travel tips from the over 40’s One of the most surprising and rewarding things that we have discovered since we joined the world of travel blogging is connecting with like minded people around the world. At first it appeared that …

Share Button
Posted in Collaborations, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Drinks packages – do they save you money on a cruise?

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/cruise-gang_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C101&ssl=1

Drinks Packages Do they save you Money on a Cruise Every year we go on holiday with our Dads on a cruise. Most cruise lines now give passengers the option of purchasing a drinks package. Those of you that know us, …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Pubs/Bars, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

4 things we have learnt in our first 6 months of travel blogging

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Text-Koh-tulu_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C143&ssl=1

After much thought and deliberation, we decided to start blogging and our travel blog was born six months ago. It has been such a huge learning curve, which is why we have decided to put this post together. We hope …

Share Button
Posted in Collaborations, Love and Travel, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Travel Bloggers Top Tips

https://i0.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Maya-beach.jpg?fit=190%2C143&ssl=1

Travel bloggers top tips and advice Eatsleeplovetravel have put together this collaborative post regarding tips and advice for travelling. Ourselves and other travel bloggers were asked – ‘What is the best piece of travel advice you have ever received?’ This what we …

Share Button
Posted in Collaborations, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The day we were interviewed by the BBC!

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Anna-King-Studio.jpg?fit=190%2C107&ssl=1

We were contacted via Twitter by Anna King a DJ who works for BBC Radio Gloucestershire, she had been following our travels and was very interested in meeting us. We were very apprehensive when Anna first contacted us, as we …

Share Button
Posted in Camping, Collaborations, Cruising, England, Housesitting, Love and Travel, Thailand, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

22 facts about the Explorer of the Seas Cruise Ship

https://i2.wp.com/paulandcarolelovetotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Captain-Kjetil-Gjerstad_picmonkeyed.jpg?fit=190%2C180&ssl=1

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 …

Share Button
Posted in Cruising, Travel advice and information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments