A Day In Amsterdam

Time To Get Our Ferry On Arriving in Hull at around 4pm, after coach swapping, ticket collecting and the usual customs checks, 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…

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Taking Jason On 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 would not 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 the…

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Visiting Pompeii And Mount Vesuvius

The Final Day Of Our Trip To Naples The Roman city of Pompeii has been on our bucket list for a while, along with places like the Roman Forum and the Colosseum in Rome. You learn about what happened at Pompeii at school and you grow up watching TV shows and films on its history so to be here, stood…

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Our 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 on our post Guide To Naples, Part One. We pick up were we left off with a day out to Pompeii and Vesuvius. At least, that’s what should have happened. Catacombs, Castles & Coffee As you already know, if you read…

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Our 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. Here’s what…

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