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3 days in Budapest – The third stop on our 3 city European trip

Budapest – Wow. What a brilliant city! This was probably the biggest surprise on our 3 part European trip, and the one that left the biggest impression. Based on the few days we spent there, I would recommend Budapest to anyone. There is so much to do and see, the people are friendly and welcoming,…

3 days in Vienna – The second stop on our 3 city European trip

Vienna was the most anticipated of city on our 3 city European trip in Feb 2020, but was unfortunately by far the most disappointing. Looking back at our visit, I think the problem might have been down to 2 reasons – the time of year, and the weather while we were there. It was bitterly…

3 days in Prague – The first stop on our 3 city European trip

For a few years, Prague had been high on my list of must-visit cities, and when we got there it did not disappoint – I absolutely loved Prague! Prague was part 1 of our 3 city European trip in early 2020. We managed to get the trip done just before the pandemic really took hold!…

London to Paris: 5 reasons why Eurostar is better than flying

First of all, I love flying. I’m not ashamed to admit that I am a bit of an anorak when it comes to aviation, and honestly I would quite happily take a flight to an airport somewhere and then just fly back home again and call it a good day out, especially if it’s on…

5 things to do in Mallorca that don’t involve going to the beach

As a regular visitor to Mallorca, I’m often asked about the island’s reputation for nightlife, hen/stag weekends and binge drinking tourism. While that is abundantly available in Magaluf and Palma Nova, those are just two small towns in a tiny corner of Mallorca. Outside of these towns you’ll find a beautiful island dotted with traditional…

I found a huge Covid-19 Aircraft Graveyard in the UK!

What happened to all the retired aircraft when COVID-19 hit? The other day we were driving past the Cotswold Airport in Kemble, and unexpectedly came face-to-face with a long line of retired planes! It looks like Kemble airfield is being used to store a lot of aircraft at the moment since they aren’t flying passengers…

Review – Clayton Hotel Cardiff | ★★★★

With our trip to Paris in September in tatters, we thought we’d take advantage of the cheap hotel rates available at the moment and book a night away. Brighton was our first choice, but with the weather looking a bit dodgy, we chose Cardiff for a bit of shopping and a change of scenery. We…

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