Madeira Trip Report – Part 1

Madeira is a place I have fancied visiting for some time now. An annual short break with friends gave us an ideal opportunity to try it out. The gang booked 3 nights in Madeira, but…

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Review – the Restaurant at Palé Hall Hotel, Llandderfel

Jane and I have eaten in some amazing restaurants this year. Our recent dinner at Palé Hall has to be up there with the very best.   Where is Palé Hall Palé Hall is situated in Llandderfel…

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Luxury Barbados – when money’s no object!

Barbados is synonymous with luxury with its expensive hotels and restaurants, mega beach front villas and regular celebrity visitors. In a previous post I suggested how you could do Barbados on a Budget (click here). …

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Barbados on a budget – Luxury for less

A question I get asked time and time again is “Is Barbados expensive?”, my honest answer is “Yes”. However you can do Barbados on a budget and here are some tips to save you some…

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Review: The Machine House Restaurant, Rossett

As Kate was home from Dubai we decided as a treat to have dinner at our local village restaurant, the Machine House. This was our second visit to the Machine House in its current guise…

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