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Kilkea Castle

Kilkea Castle Hotel & Golf Resort – Back To The Future

If only the walls could talk, Kilkea Castle, one Ireland’s longest continually inhabited medieval castles in County Kildare, could tell tales of witchcraft, a monkey saving a baby from a fire as well as the ghost of the Wizard Earl who is reputed to return on the 7th day of the 7th month of the 7th year on his horse with silver hoofs.  Now, no one knows which...

Valencia Free Walking Tour

Valencia Free Walking Tour

What is the first thing you do after checking into your hotel in a new city? Do you source local free walking tours or do you head out into the straights with or without a map in hand? One of our passions, when we arrive at a new destination, is to source a free walking tour.  For a few hours, we enjoy the company of other travellers and the local guide and his or...

One Day in Dubrovnik

One Day in Dubrovnik

If one day in Dubrovnik is all that you may have time for you need to make the most of your time. Whether you are arriving in Dubrovnik by a Croatian cruise or combining holidays to Croatia with another destination, most of your time will be taken up inside the Dubrovnik Old Town and the Walls of Dubrovnik.  They are spectacular and one that we highly recommend you...

Merida in the Yucatan

Private Tour of Merida in the Yucatan with its #1 Guide

A great way to see a town or city is to take a private tour with a local guide. To fully understand the city of Merida in Mexico we reached out to Yucatan Travel to assist us. “Humberto is the top guide in Merida and he is famous,” said Maria from Yucatan Travel.  We were heading back from the restaurant Crabster in Progreso after experiencing one of the...

Granada in Spain

How to make the most of Granada Spain

If you have limited time to spend visiting Granada, Spain this is how to make the most of your stay. Granada is unlike many of the towns in the Andalucia region of Spain.  The Moorish influence is strong, it has a rich pulsating culture, the town is captivating, the rhythm of flamenco is everywhere around you, tapas bars abound and the town and its environs make a...

Should You Visit Budva Montenegro The Disappointing Jewel of Montenegro

Should you visit Budva in Montenegro 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. After being in Kotor Montenegro for a week we decided that we needed to see more of Montenegro, a country that had impressed us so much so far. We had...

Tlaquepaque

La Villa Del Ensueno Tlaquepaque Mexico

Just 20 minutes from Guadalajara Airport is the enchanting town of Tlaquepaque and one of the best hotels in Tlaquepaque –  La Villa Del Ensueno.  If you want an alternative to staying in Guadalajara you should consider staying in Tlaquepaque. A beautiful colonial town with alot of character and things to do. [su_note note_color=”#ffc400″]Read our...

Hotel Gran Bilbao Spain

Hotel Gran Bilbao Spain Review

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 Hotel of the Year” in the...

5 Things to do in Morelia, Mexico

Our Guide on Top 5 Things to Do in Morelia Mexico   Our guide on the top 5 things to do in Morélia México. There are more, of course, we should have planned our visit better and stayed longer. What we are finding with towns in Mexico is that they are all special in their own way and offer the traveller a diverse and exciting adventure. Morelia is off the regular...

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