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Gdansk Poland 4-Day Break

Gdańsk Poland 4-Day Break

If you’re based in Europe and are looking for an inexpensive long weekend away, you might want to consider a Gdansk Poland 4-day break. The beautiful old town of Gdansk offers plenty of excellent hotels and restaurants, but the real attraction is the culture and epic history of the town and Baltic port formerly known

Ubud Activities

Ubud Bali Activities

The goal of searching out all possible Ubud Bali activities is not necessarily the best way to appreciate and enjoy this traditional and cultural town. The ideal thing to do here is just to relax and soak up the atmosphere, and then go out and sample some of the excellent food on offer. Of course there

Valencia Eating Out

Valencia Eating Out

For our 4-day trip to Valencia, we had selected in advance a number of interesting restaurants with good reviews. The only problem was that these restaurants were dotted around the outskirts of the city and were not particularly easy to get to. Our Valencia eating out plans therefore had to be revised to fit in easily with

Ubud Bali Eating & Activities

Ubud Bali Eating Out

With just 4 days in Ubud, we were keen to discover the best food that Bali has to offer. To this end, we did a little research in advance to ensure that our Ubud Bali eating out experiences did not disappoint. Ubud Bali Eating Out – Our 4 Best Restaurants Before leaving for Bali, we made a

Valencia Long Weekend

Valencia Long Weekend – Airport Transfers and Accommodation

With the budget airlines offering ridiculously cheap flights from all over Europe to a variety of destinations in Spain, a Valencia long weekend is hard to resist. Add to this a relatively low cost of living and accommodation options, and you’re onto a winner. We budgeted €350 per person for a full 4-day and four-night trip,

Ubud Bali Hotels

Ubud Bali Hotels & Airport Transfers

Following an overnight stay in London and a short break in Hong Kong we were keen to reach the relative peace and tranquility of a 4-night stay in Bali. We had chosen two very different styles of accommodation for our Ubud Bali hotels: A family-run guesthouse and an upmarket Spa and Gallery resort. But first of

Tenerife's Siam Park Sensation

Tenerife Siam Park Sensation

If you are planning to spend some time in the south of the island, then the Tenerife Siam Park sensation is something not to be missed. Siam park is a large, clean, beautifully landscaped and well organized water park, officially the No 1 water park in the world. If you come to Tenerife, this is absolutely

Tenerife South - Golf del Sur

Golf del Sur – Tenerife South

After spending a really enjoyable 2-night stopover in Girona, Spain we continued our journey to our principal destination – the Canary Islands. Our first introduction to these islands was the Golf del Sur – Tenerife South. We planned to spend 3 nights in Golf del Sur in a self-catering apartment on the southern coast. Although

Hong Kong Activities

Hong Kong Activities for a 2-day Stopover

With just a short one or two-day break in the city, its a good idea to have a plan if you want to experience some of the Hong Kong activities that are on offer. Our Pearl Premium Guest House in Tsim Sha Tsui was well located for the activities that we had in mind. It was within

Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong Stopover

Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong Stopover

Since our Cathay Pacific flight from London to Bali made a pit-stop in Hong Kong, we decided to take advantage of the break to add a 2-night stopover to our trip. Accordingly, we booked ourselves into the Pearl Premium Guest House in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Kowloon. This Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong stopover would

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