A day in Budapest – what to see and do in 24 hours

Here’s a question for you. Can you do Budapest justice in just over one day? 29 hours to be precise. We were about to find out! We’d booked a flight from Dubai back to the…

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Asia trip – Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Arriving at the pier at Ton Sai Bay you can see why people fall in love with the beautiful Koh Phi Phi. The drawback of this beauty is the crowds that tend to flock here…

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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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