Corfu Highlights – resorts, beaches & restaurants

Corfu is one of our favourite holiday destinations. We have travelled there many times but always look forward to returning. Jane’s sister and brother-in-law,  Janet & Chas, have lived in Corfu for over 20 years,…

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Chris’s Favourite Hotels in Europe and the Rest of the World

As promised in my UK favourite hotels post (click here), here are my favourite hotels in Europe and the Rest of the World. Favourite Hotels in Europe  La Perouse, Nice The Hotel La Perouse is…

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Viareggio – Tuscany by the sea!

Tuscany is synonymous with beautiful old towns, hilltop villages, vineyards and fields of sunflowers. It’s not somewhere that you usually associate with a seaside break! Where is Viareggio? When friends suggested a short break in Viareggio,…

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Where to eat in Florence – Chris’s favourites

I love Italian food and Florence has loads of restaurants to choose from. From Michelin starred, the traditional Osteria, family owned Trattoria, and of course the casual Pizzeria! On a recent visit we tried a…

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Visiting Florence – some practical tips for planning your visit

As well as what to see and do in Florence (see this post), here’s a guide with tips on how to plan your visit to this beautiful city… Getting There Although Florence has its own…

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