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Faja dos Padres – Madeira

Although Madeira, save Funchal during the rush-hour, is an oasis of calm and tranquillity, there is a little spot on the southern coastline which is, believe it or not, even more peaceful and relaxing – [...]

By | February 20th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments

Flintshire and Denbighshire

When you think of the northern segment of Wales, chances are it’s the rugged mountains of Snowdonia National Park that spring to mind. Well, that’s understandable, they’re outstandingly beautiful and it’s a part of the [...]

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Ford & Etal Estate – Northumberland

If you’re ever holidaying in the beautiful county of Northumberland, make sure a visit to Ford & Etal is included in your itinerary. Situated in the north of the region, Ford & Etal is a [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Attractions, Destinations, Latest Reviews|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments


One thing you’re guaranteed if holidaying in Guernsey is tranquillity. It’s such a peaceful and unrushed island and, as Visit Guernsey’s promotional material boasts, you’ll “rediscover what life’s about”. Well, it’s certainly what holidays should [...]

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: Accommodation, Destinations, Self-Catering|Tags: , , |0 Comments


Harrogate is home to the happiest people in Britain, according to a recent study by online estate agency Rightmove. Being regarded as the happiest place to live is, of course, a real feather in this [...]

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Harrogate – 2016

This was our second visit to the elegant Yorkshire spa town and we were pleased to discover that it hasn’t lost any of its vitality – it remains a destination you’d be hard pressed not [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: Destinations, Ideas|Tags: , , , |0 Comments