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2020 Travel Wishlist

2020 Travel Wishlist

Another decade gone and still have so much of the world to see. Travel habits have definitely changed for us for various reasons over the past ten years. We never plan well in advance where we are going in the year. It tends to be what 

72 hours in Copenhagen

72 hours in Copenhagen

After last year’s festive break in Vienna, I was definitely up for another European Christmas Market break. After searching for flights, we settled for Copenhagen (£35 return from Stansted with Ryan Air). I am also pleased to say the flights ran on time and my second 

Cappadocia (Kapadokya)

Cappadocia (Kapadokya)

Known as the land of beautiful horses, mystery and freedom, Cappadocia is located in the centre of Turkey. I booked our package to Cappadocia with Neopolis Travel. Hakan, the contact at the travel agent, was efficient and accommodating ensuring we had everything in place for 

Movenpick Jumeriah Lake Towers

Movenpick Jumeriah Lake Towers

Hotels in Dubai (that were not extortionate) were really hard to find over the New Year. We underestimated how busy it would be. Secret Escapes had a deal (still £200 per night for B&B) on the Movenpick and based on photos and reviews we booked 

Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul

Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul

Set on the Asian side of Istanbul, in Beyoglu,  lies the beautiful historic and museum Hotel, Pera Palace. History  Pera Palace was built in 1892 for the purpose of hosting the passengers of the Orient Express. They even have the original Sedan Chair that carried passengers from 

My travel take aways

My travel take aways

The September travel Linkup topic is all about the things that you take away from travel both literal and figurative – here is my take on it! Toiletries  So who doesn’t take all the lovely toiletries from the hotel room and those biscuits? I used to 

First Holiday As A Couple

First Holiday As A Couple

The August topic is Romance & Love. It could be a person, a view, the aroma of coffee or a cheeky liaison. I always remember my first holiday with my husband was our honeymoon. Things have changed since in terms of the Indian traditional way 

Making a difference when traveling

Making a difference when traveling

At the end of May our co-host Polly tweeted about spreading some sunshine with an act of kindness – her tweet went viral spreading love along with it! With that in mind we decided to stick with the theme of kindness for our travel link 

4 Nights In Dubrovnik

4 Nights In Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik was on our list of city breaks since we started watching Game of Thrones. Like many of our European breaks we did not make an advance booking however were able to get Thomson flights for £60 each from Gatwick three weeks before departure. TIP: