Back In Barcelona, Part Two

Welcome to the next instalment of our Barcelona blog. If you didn’t read Part One, you can do so by clicking this link. Day Two – Churches, Cats & Cocktails Day two started with a walk down to the famous Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria for breakfast. We had wander around all the different stands selling everything from fresh…

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Back In Barcelona, Part One

We’ve recently just got back from one of our favourite cities, Barcelona. A nice little break to end the year before all the madness of Christmas. Upon arrival at El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona airport, the weather was dreadful. I don’t think I’ve ever seen it so wet. We usually get pre-arranged transfers when booking accommodation here, this time we hopped…

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A Day In Amsterdam

Onze Dag Begint ! Arriving in Hull at around 4pm, after coach swapping, ticket collecting and customs controls we boarded the Pride of Hull. We dropped our luggage in the room and headed to the bar. Two gins and tonics ordered we made our way out onto the deck to watch the sunset. The weather was warm and we were hoping this…

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A Surprise Trip To Rome

Last year it was my (Jason’s) 40th birthday. I wasn’t really up for celebrating the big ‘four zero’ but the year before Vicky had an idea, “lets go away” she said. I definitely wasn’t going to argue, there was one condition though, the destination was to be a surprise and I would only find out at the check-in desk on…

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Pompeii And Vesuvius

The third and final instalment of our recent trip to Naples. I decided that visiting Pompeii and Vesuvius needed a blog of its own. Here we share some helpful tips and advice on prices and how to get there. Day Four – The Finale The Roman city of Pompeii has been on my bucket list for a while along with…

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Guide To Naples, Part Two

Welcome back to the second part of our guide to Naples. You’ve already read about days one and two here. We pick up were we left off with a day out to Pompeii and Vesuvius. Oh wait, at least that’s what should have happened on day three. We got out the maps and took a trip around the city and…

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Guide To Naples, Part One

“Vedi Napoli e poi Muori” or “See Naples and Die” is a famous quote coined during the reign of the Bourbons. To see Naples in all its beauty is something you absolutely have to do. We spent four nights at the Rex Lifestyle Hotel in the San Ferdinando district on the seafront between Borgo Marinari and Via Santa Lucia and here’s…

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