Reasons why you should consider a Cruise Holiday

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Reasons Why You Should Consider A Cruise Holiday by Paul and Carole My love for a cruise holiday began nearly 30 years ago when I had the opportunity to work as a nurse on Celebrity Cruises, however it took me many …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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Our weekend stay at the Cardiff Caravan and Camping Park

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Cardiff Caravan and Camping Park Review We have got to know the city of Cardiff well during our times housesitting with Lip and Shadow. We decided we would venture out in our campervan and see it from a different perspective, so …

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

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  Campsite Reviews – Riverside Caravan Park Stratford-upon-Avon England 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 …

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3 days of fun at the Sunshine Festival

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We had been told about the Sunshine Festival by some good friends of ours and decided to give it a try, and we were really glad we did!  The festival was held over the August bank holiday weekend, and hosted both internationally …

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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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Springfest 2015

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Springfest is held over 3 days, and is one of the numerous events held in our home city of Gloucester, in the dock and quays area. It is an event that showcases local businesses that specialise in food, drink and …

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Food Festival Gloucester Quays 2015

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The Gloucester food festival is one of the events held every year at the docks in the city of Gloucester. We had previously attended the Springfest held here and really enjoyed it. We arranged to meet our friends and when we arrived the …

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