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  • Irish Ferries Ulysses
     

    Ferry Review: Holyhead to Dublin Port on “Ulysses”

    One of the largest superferries in the world, the Irish Ferries Ulysses is well up to the task of tackling the Irish Sea as well as the needs of travellers. Arrival and checking in at Holyhead Allow plenty of time for your journey to Holyhead, as from whichever direction you are coming […]

     
     
  • Beach Holiday with Style in Biarritz by Sue Dobson
     

    Beach Holiday with Style in Biarritz by Sue Dobson

    Biarritz has been attracting visitors for two centuries. Napoleon III and his Empress Eugenie made the little fishing village fashionable when they built a summer residence (now the sumptuous Hôtel du Palais) above one of the glorious beaches. European royals and members of the British aristocracy followed in their wake. […]

     
     
  • Béarn and the Basque Country
     

    Béarn and the Basque Country

    Most of us who know of the Basque region recognise it for being part of Spain, but that would be missing the finest part of the Basque country, that of the Northern Basque or French Basque Region. It lies inland from the town of Biarritz and has a population of […]

     
     
  • Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus
     

    Aphrodite Hills Resort and Hotel, Cyprus

    An award winning, luxury resort in friendly Cyprus sounds perfect. Travel journalist David Powell experiences the five star facilities at the Aphrodite Hills Resort and Hotel near Paphos ….. The island of Cyprus, a favourite destination for UK holidaymakers, is approximately 4 hours flying time from the UK and here you’ll find […]

     
     
  • The Worst Hotel in London
     

    The Worst Hotel in London

    Gary Phillips stayed at what must be the worst hotel in London (but we are open to suggestions). If you ever need to stay close to St. Pancras on a low budget, don’t ever be tempted to stay at the Northumberland Hotel opposite King’s Cross Station. Read on… So there I […]

     
     
  • View over the Bay of Palma from the Hotel Bon Sol
     

    Hotel Bon Sol, Illetas, Majorca

    There was a time, let’s say up to the 60’s, when it was customary and often expected that the proprietor of a quality hotel would greet new arrivals at the hotel personally and welcome them with the offer of a complimentary drink in the lounge bar. It was all part […]

     
     
  • Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe
     

    Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe

      Gary Phillips takes one of the world’s most stunning train journeys with Rail Europe, the Jungfraubahn train to the top of Europe – The Jungfraujoch. At over 3500 metres or 11,000 feet, its the highest building in Europe. Make sure you watch the video at the bottom of this page.   […]

     
     
  • Prague the Global City
     

    Prague the Global City

    by Gary Phillips It had been almost 14 years since my last visit to Prague. Back in 1997 the Czech Republic was still very much a country recovering from the tumult of the fall of communism, and its adoption of free-market economics. People drove old cars, mostly Skoda’s, and the […]

     
     
  • Things to do in Bruges
     

    Things to do in Bruges

    Sue Dobson finds one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns crammed with life and history. A romantic city of ancient, beautifully kept buildings, medieval squares and canals criss-crossed by cobbled streets, Bruges may be packed with tourists but it’s a living and working city too, with enough charm to knock […]

     
     
  • Meininger Berlin Hauptbahnhof
     

    Meininger Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof

    What could be better than to walk off the train in central Berlin after a long journey (in my case three hours longer than it should have been due to cancelled train), to amble across the road into a modern hotel with warm rooms without having to bother with a […]

     
     
  • Bruges the Beautiful by Maggie Hall
     

    Bruges the Beautiful by Maggie Hall

    Travel writer Maggie Hall strikes Bruges off the “to do” list, and gives a rave review of the city and her hotel, the Heritage. Over many years of going to many places, somehow Bruges never became the destination. Well, I’m now happy to confirm that there is something in the maxim: […]

     
     
  • Hallstadt Austria
     

    What’s Great About Austria?

    An interview with Herwig Kolzer, UK Manager at the Austrian National Tourist Office. What’s so great about Austria?  Holidays in Austria are extremely diverse and are composed of several aspects, making Austria stand out from its direct competitors.  Austria encompasses culture, cuisine, nature and regeneration, intertwining the best natural scenery […]

     
     

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...