Four Days In Sorrento

Here we are, back in Italy for the third time in as many years. After visiting beautiful Naples last year we decided we wanted to explore more of the Campania region. Our itinerary for this trip would be Sorrento, Positano and the Roman town of Herculaneum. Once again we booked this as a package trip through Jet2. We love our…

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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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H10 Universitat, Barcelona

We always like to leave reviews for hotels and other travel experiences over on TripAdvisor. Vicky was thinking of ways we could add a bit more content to our site when she suggested we write our hotel reviews here instead. So to kick things off here is a review for the fantastic H10 Universitat from our recent trip to Barcelona. H10…

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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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Pompeii And Vesuvius

Day Four – The Finale The Roman city of Pompeii has been on my 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 amongst its streets…

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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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