Category: Travel, Holidays and Hotels

Our experiences out-and-about.

August 28, 2012 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

Yay! We managed to earn enough Virgin Flying Club Points to buy ourselves one free flight to Vegas! And with a bit of scrimping and saving and less impulse-buying in…

August 7, 2012 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

We had a lovely holiday in July at The Aegean Village  in Kardamena in Kos.
The place was absolutely immaculate and our rooms had fab views right over the complex, the…

My daughter Maddie & her boyfriend Lee have recently returned from a short spa break at the Ocean Hotel in Butlins, Bognor Regis – here’s what they had to say.
“I…

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July 10, 2012 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

Several years ago Mrs C expressed a wish to visit Rome.
Years passed and various holidays became yet more bars on the global gate until a ‘special’ birthday gave us the…

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One very excited ‘not so young’ lady here! Off to Rome on Thursday for a ‘Big Birthday’ and can’t wait. We’re staying at a hotel called the Ripa Hotel which…

April 12, 2012 / / Rants and Raves
March 13, 2012 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

The Royal Palms Hotel in Kalutara, Sri Lanka!  Great hotel, lovely location, fantastic food, brilliant staff and to top it all, perfect holiday weather.
We are definitely going back! Do…

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January 13, 2012 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels
November 9, 2011 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

Two agendas, three people, high standards required, central location essential, compromise forgotten… not too much then!
Having used Thistle hotels before, we knew that it was unlikely we’d be disappointed by…