Jordan part 2- Greco-Roman remains in Jerash

This a definitely a must see when in Jordan and its worth spending a full day here. It is apparently a favourite venue to concerts, we can only imagine what it must be like to attend a show in an ancient Roman amphitheatre.

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Perron Melville

What do you do when you are feeling ravenous on a slow Friday afternoon- you want something that you know will hit the spot and at the same time you’d like to try something new? Our solution came in the recently (okay not so recently, but it’s less than a year old) opened Perron in […]

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Bella Italia!

When you think of Italy, there are many things that come to mind, tasty pizza, endless gelato and amazing architecture. I was glad that my trip was at the end of the tourist season, I really couldn’t imagine trying to view all the sites whilst fighting off fellow tourists. That is no kind of holiday!

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Vietnam Series- Part 3 Final

We heard a lot about Hoi An and weren’t disappointed. We stayed at the beautiful Hotel Royal Hoi An- MGallery, part of the Sofitel Hotel Group.

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Vietnam Series- Part 2

We last left off in Hanoi. After spending a few days in the city, we were picked up by our tour guide for our Halong Bay Cruise.

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Vietnam Series- Part 1

Hanoi was our first entry into Vietnam and yes the city can be chaotic but our warm reception at the hotel and smooth check-in made sure we settled quite quickly, after an almost 24 hour journey. Generally we choose well known hotel groups but have recently decided to explore boutique hotels and were definitely not […]

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Scotland for the weekend

I was in London on business and decided to make the most of this trip. I was looking to do a quick trip to one of the neighbouring countries on the Continent and one that didn’t require an additional visa. The two natural choices were Scotland and Ireland and I decided that I wanted to see a ‘Hairy Heiland Coo” more than kiss the Blarney Stone.

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