Review: Sleeping in the caves of Matera, Italy – a must visit destination

Matera, Basilicata is like nowhere I’ve ever been. When I told my Italian friends we were visiting I got many a concerned look. Matera hasn’t had the best past or reputation, with many families as recently as the 1950s living in caves with high levels of poverty, an embarrassment to many Italians. But things have changed, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and soon to be the European Capital of Culture in 2019, it’s certainly looking up for Matera.

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Barbados – my favourite holiday destination

As a reader of this blog I’m sure you will have discovered my love for one particular place in the world, the island of Barbados. I thought it would be worth explaining why I fell…

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Top 5 favourite things to do in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a beauty. Positioned overlooking the Adriatic sea you can see why it attracts tourists (and unfortunately lots of cruise ships) in droves. You don’t need to visit for long to fall under it’s spell…

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Review: Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Majorca

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa is part of the Dubai based Jumeirah company with many hotels in the Dubai/Abu Dhabi region. So perhaps it was an omen for our future life in Dubai that…

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Review: The Cliff Barbados

  The Cliff Barbados – this restaurant certainly has the  “Wow factor”. Location Th Cliff Barbados is situated on the West Coast, otherwise known as the Platinum Coast. You drive up to the entrance of…

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