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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

Cathay Pacific Inflight

Cathay Pacific Inflight Experience

Despite our recent underwhelming experiences with Qatar and Turkish Airlines, we were still cautiously optimistic about our forthcoming Cathay Pacific flights to Hong Kong and Bali. We were hoping that our Cathay Pacific inflight experience would be something to savour. We had purchased return tickets from London to Bali, including a 2-night stopover in Hong Kong. The

London Airport Transfers

London Airport Transfers

With a variety of large international airports dotted in and around the city, its both time-efficient and cost-effective to plan your London airport transfers in advance. We had booked a multi-stop flight to Hong Kong and Bali with Cathay Pacific, travelling from London Gatwick. Our plan was to travel to London one day before the Cathay Pacific

Bali and Nusa Lembongan

Bali and Nusa Lembongan – A 2-island itinerary

Bali is a universal favourite with travellers and tourists alike, but it is not so well known for its beaches. If it’s clear blue sea and uncrowded white sand beaches you’re after you need to venture a little further. So why not try a combination of Bali and Nusa Lembongan – one of Bali’s sister

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