Thailand – Why This Country Should Be On Your Bucket List

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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. …

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Saga Sapphire Cruise Ship

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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 …

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

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

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Everything you need to know about P&O Cruises

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Guest Post by Anna – The Cruise Blogger Everything you need to know about P&O Cruises P&O Cruises offer some great deals from the UK and our only experience so far has been a 2 night cruise on the Ventura Cruise …

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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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Baan Sukreep Resort Review, Chaweng Noi, Koh Samui

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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 …

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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 you …

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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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  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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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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Sunday Lunch at the Edgemoor Inn

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Sunday Lunch at the Edgemoor Inn We had heard good reports about the Edgemoor Inn and decided to pay a visit. We were actually Housesitting in Edge, Gloucestershire at the time, staying in a wonderful property looking after 2 red setters, …

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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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