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Emma
This post contains affiliate links Visiting the Alhambra is undoubtedly on many people’s bucket lists.  It certainly was on mine.  But if you’re going on a short break to Granada – and want to make the most of your visit to the Alhambra – there are a few things you should consider.  Read on for my top tips...
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This post contains affiliate links Holidays in the Algarve Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal; image (c) Jack Sopotnicki/ Dreamstime  The Algarve is a popular destination for holiday makers. Being Portugal’s most southerly region, and forming a fringe along the Atlantic Ocean, it is blessed with beaches galore, picturesque white washed villages and a pleasant climate.  This is probably the...
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This post contains affiliate links Julie Andrews sang about the hills being alive with the sound of music in the film of the same title. And that’s exactly what I experienced on an afternoon coach tour during my Salzburg sightseeing break.  Read on for more information on what I was lucky enough to see and...
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This post contains affiliate links It might have first drawn national attention in 2013 with ITV’s “Broadchurch” and David Tennant, but for me, it’s always been there.  Growing up nearby in south Somerset, Sunday afternoons often involved a drive down to West Bay on the Dorset coast.  As a small child, my focus was the flashing lights of the...
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This post contains affiliate links Recently, I was lucky enough to spend nine days in Vietnam – a trip full of incredible sights, sounds and smells (as anyone who’s been will tell you, the food is amazing!) – and that allowed us to travel from the north of the country to the south, stopping off...
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This post contains affiliate links You know it’s spring when flower buds start to appear, stems start peeping out from their winter beds and colourful petals are blooming here, there and everywhere.  And there’s no better place to realise that spring has arrived than a visit to Keukenhof in the Netherlands. The famous garden is only...
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The Oxford Dictionary defines “enchanting” as “delightfully charming or attractive”.  Well, Verona is all of these. A small, pretty, medieval city, with cobbled streets that lead you to its handful of must-see attractions, it’s hard not to come away without finding something to love. The main centre is not that big. I therefore found that the best...
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Before I booked our day-trip to Ha Long Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage site consisting of almost 2,000 islands of limestone rock scattered over an area of 600 square miles – I was a bit concerned I might be wasting my money.   All the reviews I’d read, and people I’d spoken to, said that...
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This post contains affiliate links Where can you go where you can walk across the airport runway to get to your hotel, explore a rock that has over 30 miles of tunnels bored into it, and wander along country paths and not bat an eye at a large monkey sitting preening itself on a fence?  The...
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When I wrote my previous post on my one-night in Jersey, I said I would write another about my trip to the Jersey War Tunnels Museum. I wanted to do this because it’s one of the best museums I’ve visited in a long while (that and Chicago’s Museum of Science of Industry that I posted about...
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