February 4, 2019

You know life is treating you well when your challenge for the week is to find suitable waterproof footwear that won’t take up the entire weight of your 23kg baggage allowance. 

Yes 23kg each! Travelling with a suitcase; a luxury that has evaded us for many years, havin...

October 1, 2018

Last March robbed us of our annual centre parcs pilgrimage, or rather the snow that blanketed almost the entire country robbed us. For weeks before our March booking I could be heard repeating the positive mantra 'March is always lovely, no risk of snow'.how wrong coul...

September 12, 2018

  • We have booked to attend a 'Wild Festival' in Devon over the late summer bank holiday so we decided to tag a summer camping holiday onto the beginning of the same week. After our failed attempt of a Wales tour at the beginning of the summer we didn't want to tempt...

September 12, 2018

  • So much has happened since I last added content that I hardly know where to pick up. This post may have to end up like the last exam I sat at Uni, consisting mainly of bullet points as I had so much to say and so little time. Well on this occasion I had so li...

August 12, 2018

Check in was smooth and efficient. The Medpalya Esmereldas certainly deserves more than its allocated 2 stars. Our room was in fact a studio apartment with its own mini kitchen and dining area. At last somewhere to chill our beers and water. Early impressions of the st...

July 20, 2018

I'd like to start by issuing an apology to lloret de Mar, Malgrat de Mar and Callella... In fact I'm sorry to Spain in general, but to these three beautiful coastal towns I issue a sincere apology for the rowdy rabble of Brits that were ejected from our transfer coach;...

July 6, 2018

Having found the best flights to Barcelona before Vikki had a chance to say 'is it sangria time?' I'd paid for the flights and started searching one of the many accommodation apps on my phone. Before the end of play we had decided on our accommodation. The Medplaya Esm...

June 25, 2018

We planned a micro tour of Wales, a micro tour consisting of 6 nights. Those of you who have been with us for more than a year will know all about our abandoned camping trip to Wales last year and the 'stuck in the mud in a field full of cows capers' that preceded our...

June 15, 2018

I have a love of writing. I usually only indulge myself when I am on holiday. Some people read when they are on holiday, instead I write. I write mostly observational stuff, it starts out a bit like a travel journal but usually ends up describing the nature of the peop...

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