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Usual departure routine with Bob leaving home at lunchtime, June leaving work at 5pm and meeting up again at Ashford International railway station. A quick trip down the motorway soon saw us at Eurotunnel for our crossing to Calais. Luckily this time we had already decided to go no further than Citie Europe as the trains were all … Read more
2 Nov 2017
Overnight flight from London to Buenos Aires – a long 13+ hours but with it taking off just as we would normally go to bed and having the extra space of emergency exit seats, we both managed some sleep. The couple of glasses of wine taken in the BA Lounge prior to take off might also have … Read more
After a long but uneventful flight where we discovered Greenland from the air we landed in the US to the usual queues at immigration. We stayed at the Handlery Union Square hotel a huge sprawling hotel which is in a great location for shopping and the cable cars.
Our first impression of San Francisco was dirty, smelly with lot … Read more
When your anniversary falls on a weekend you have to make the most of it I think….
So October 2015 I started planning for May 2016.. I wanted to find something different and special. I found a Tree House on the East Sussex / Kent that looked stunning and it didn’t let us down.
All booked, June had no idea at all … Read more
As we may have mentioned once or twice before, we love Morocco and we love Marakech! So when looking for a few days away it wasn’t difficult decision as to where to go and then to return to a Riad we have used before.
Dar Rocmarra is ideally located inside the medina walls and is a real gem – a warm welcome … Read more
Another early Easyjet departure but a smooth flight, a short train ride and we were in our hotel in Berlin by lunchtime. Having hoped for real Winter weather we were a little disappointed to find Berlin was experiencing the same mild grey days as London. Still it was dry so no complaints really especially as it stayed that way for … Read more
With basic flights from Gatwick to Malpensa at around £50 return this was always going to be a good trip away with friends….
Having finally sorted out the hire car (and you think you’ve done everything from here….but that’s another story), we drove along the beautiful Como lake side roads directly to the B&B Miralago Bellagio . I guess this … Read more
We just returned from a long weekend in Bellagio Italy. It was a beautiful location and we had a great time but I have returned to the UK with a bit of bad taste and it was nothing to do with the Italian food… it was a result of a hire car excess …. 2800 Euro excess!
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The next planned trip is off to Italy. Staying in Bellagio we will be exploring, drinking and eating with great friends….
One of the plans, if the weather is clear enough, is to drive the Stelvio Pass. This has been made famous by Top Gear as one of their preferred routes
The planning for this trip started a while … Read more
Knowing the roads would be busy over the August Bank Holiday weekend and not long back from Pembrokeshire made a return visit to a small campsite just outside Tring an easy choice.
College Farm Campsite is a 5 pitch Camping and Caravanning Certified Site (CS). It is basic with electric hook up, fresh water, and a chemical disposal point.
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