Back In Barcelona, Part Two

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, beautifully displayed fruits and juices. This is one of the busier markets for tourists in Barcelona because…

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Back In Barcelona, Part One

Bring On Barça ! 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,…

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A Surprise Trip To Rome

Last year 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 the…

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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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