Santa Clara And Trinidad, Day One

During our recent holiday to Cuba we took a two day “Tale of Two Cities” overnight excursion to Santa Clara and Trinidad. Both of these towns have been on our list of places to visit for a long time. We booked this through our resort representative. The cost of this trip was 160CUC per person. This included coach travel for…

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Cayo Guillermo, Cuba

We’ve just spent two incredible weeks at Cayo Guillermo, Cuba. Our last trip over to the island was back in 2007 and we fell in love with the country. We always said we would be back and here we are. We booked this as a package holiday through Thomas Cook. Our base for the fortnight would be the Iberostar Daiquiri.…

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Back In Barcelona, Part Two

The second instalment of our ‘Back in Barcelona’ post takes us to some of our favourite places. 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 fish, pastries, meat, sweets, traditional fayre,…

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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

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

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A Surprise Trip To Rome

Last year (2017) it was my 40th birthday. I wasn’t really up for celebrating the big ‘four zero’ but the year before Vicky had an idea, “let’s 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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