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Cruising the French Canals with Le Boat Review

One of our favourite holidays, of all time,  is sailing on the canals of France, and none better than sailing with Le Boat France in their fleet of Horizon 2S boats. Years ago when our two boys were young their favourite holidays were sailing in France.  Three years in a row we traversed the waterways of the Loire, the Burgundy, and Brittany regions.  A perfect...

Taste Porto Food Tour

Taste Porto Food Tour Review

Are you planning a visit to Porto?  Are you interested in a Taste Porto Food & Wine Tour? There is no better way to get to the heart of a city or its people than by taking a walking food tour and that is just what we did with Taste Porto Food Tour. We contacted Carly at Taste Porto to inquire about their Downtown Food Tour and their new addition the Vintage Food...

Things to do in Budva Montenegro

Are you wondering what are the top things to do in Budva Montenegro? Should you visit Budva in Montenegro which we think is the disappointing jewel in the crown of Montenegró?  It is not often, actually, this is the first time, that we have been disappointed with a destination. This was back in 2015. We will return to visit to give Budva another chance in the future...

How To Spend A Day in Pompeii

Are you planning a visit to the city of Pompeii in Italy? Pompeii is such an important historical site in Italy it is worth planning to spend a day visiting the Pompeii ruins and learning about its history. You can easily spend a day in Pompeii from Naples, travelling there by train with locals and other travellers alike. The journey takes around 41 minutes and...

You Must Visit The Sormland Region of Sweden

Why You Should Visit Sweden’s Sormland Region

Wondering where to visit in Sweden outside Stockholm? Have you considered the Sormland region? We set ourselves a travel challenge whilst visiting Sweden’s Sormland region. Could it be more beautiful or outstanding than Sweden’s Roslagen region where we spent a night and two days the week before? Could it also be a region that would win the hearts of the...

Visit Stockholm

Why Baby Boomers Should Visit Stockholm

Why Baby Boomers should visit Stockholm? Have you ever wondered what it is like to visit Stockholm? After our visit, we were asked so many questions from our community. When was the best time to travel? Is it all Abba (yes, we even got that one). How did you cope with the many hours of daylight? Was it expensive? Is it safe to travel around? Stockholm Sweden is not...

Hotel Gran Bilbao Spain

Hotel Gran Bilbao Spain Review

Planning a visit to Bilbao in Spain? When visiting Bilbao in Spain whether for a weekend or a week you will need a hotel that is well located, good value and very comfortable. When doing our research we came across the Hotel Gran Bilbao and it ticked all the boxes for the type of hotel we were after in Bilbao. The Hotel Gran Bilbao had been awarded the “Family...