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 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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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. Day Three – Catacombs, Castles & Coffee As you you already…

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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. Here’s what…

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