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3/5

Europe

Winter Wonderland – Swiss Glacier Express

My friend and I decided that to break up a dreary January we would take a trip to Austria and take a ride on
5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Hoburne Bashley

Great Location, super warm pool, sauna, steam, very clean, friendly helpful staff, handy shop on site, nice restaurant….
5/5

Africa

Amazing holiday

This hotel was one of the best I have ever stayed in. The food was absolutely stunning and the staff were delightful. I would
5/5

Europe

A long-awaited return to France – our best holiday of 2023!

Before my retirement from teaching in 2011, our summer holidays were always spent in France. Since then we’ve been travelling much further afield, but
5/5

Europe

PTG Rail Tours

This is the second time we have used this company , and we enjoyed a holiday in Slovenia. We toured the country by train
4/5

Asia

Wonders of Southern India

We thoroughly enjoyed a 16 day guided tour of Southern India with Mercury Holidays. The local guide was excellent and we had a skilful
5/5

Europe

THE BEST

Druro river Cruise with Viking holidays. 21-28 May 2024 This was definitely one of the best river cruises we have done., along the river
5/5

Antarctic, Europe

FJ0RD MAGIC

WE SAILED FR0M TILBURY T0 VISIT AMSTERDAM 0N THE WAY T0 N0RWAY. WE THEN VISITED BERGEN, FLAM AND STAVANGER . FLAM WAS THE HIGHLIGHT
5/5

Caribbean

Expectations exceeded

You know when you have a preconception of a bucket list adventure something you have always wanted to do and never quite got round
5/5

Europe

Another great cruise with AmaWaterways

This was our fourth cruise on European waterways with AmaWaterways and, pleased to say, it (again) lived up to our expectations. Readers can see

AmaWaterways

5/5

Europe

Five stars for Balmoral

This was my first time cruising with Fred Olsen and I could immediately see why ‘Fred’ has such a loyal customer base. Pre departure

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

5/5

Asia

French Polynesia: superb

French Polynesia February 13th-Feb 29th 2024. Booked long in advance this was to be a holiday treat. It also became our honeymoon! We left

Destination

5/5

Europe

City break with hand luggage only

We have always watched on enviously at the baggage carousel as those with ‘hand luggage only’ flights stride straight for the airport exit with
5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Portmeirion

Went to Portmeirion for a couple of days to see the village and stay in the Portmeirion Hotel. Fabulous experience, fabulous atmosphere, everything was
5/5

Europe

Good advice for visitors to Rome

Hubby pulled another rabbit out of the hat – & whisked us off to Rome (for a romantic break; Wedding Anniversary treat). Lots of
5/5

Asia

Destinations

Fourteen months ago I booked in with Silver Travel at the Destinations Holiday show for Japan and Cherry Blossom Time April 2024. Now it

Just You

5/5

Asia

Vietnam, we will return

We’ve just come back from two weeks in Vietnam. A country I’ve always wanted to visit and it didn’t disappoint. We had four bases
5/5

Europe

Funchal Old Town

We stayed in Funchal Madeira in February. Everything about the place is so attractive – it’s no wonder people choose to return again and

Accommodation

5/5

Europe

Too good to be an hotel

“This is not an hotel,” said Paula when we arrived. Indeed it isn’t. Coimbra Ameias would put many anhotel to shame, not to mention
5/5

Europe

Relaxing and well located resort

Apart from the weather, our holiday was made complete by the Domes Lake Algarve resort. Its excellent location near from Faro airport meant we
3/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Premier Inn, Winchester – ok apart from shortage of teabags and a very thick duvet

There are no photos with this review. Most Premier Inns look the same and this one wasn’t in a picturesque environment so I didn’t
5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Recently refurbished Pub with rooms at Robin Hoods Bay

We decided to take a quick trip up to Robin Hood’s bay this weekend and booked the Grosvenor hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay North
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Travelodge London Excel

Situated 3 minutes walk from Royal Albert DLR station the hotel is convenient for the Excel London and London City Airport. Check in was
5/5

Asia

Wonderful

This is the second time we have been here and I can’t recommend this hotel enough, the staff are amazing SUM,NANWA. And TUE, could
4/5

Africa

A reasonable experience with BA until . . .

On recent travels we’ve experienced early morning flights requiring expensive overnight stays, lengthy connections in Istanbul with Turkish Airlines, and lost luggage with TAP.
3/5

Europe

Poor online check in spoiled an otherwise good experience

We chose to fly Air Malta from Heathrow rather than British Airways from Gatwick as it was more convenient, but on having seen the
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Aer Lingus

When traveling to the UK this spring from Canada I looked at all the options and decided to try Aer Lingus. At the time
3/5

Europe

Turkish Airlines – not the best but not the worst

We flew Turkish Airlines from London Heathrow Terminal 2 to the Azerbaijan capital, Baku, via Istanbul. Checking in online 24 hours beforehand, gives you
4/5

Africa

STP Airways hop between Sāo Tomé and Principe

The little known, and second smallest African country, Sāo Tomé and Principe, comprises of two small islands. Separated by nearly 100 miles, the easiest
4/5

Africa

Five African countries in twelve hours

Before we’d even flown with Ethiopian Airlines strategic partner, ASKY Airlines, our experience was poor. Our flight from Sierra Leone (Lungi) to Sāo Tomé,

Things to do

5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Super food – super service –

The Black Horse in Findon, near Worthing, is our favourite place to go for a seafood sharing platter. We’ve tried other local ones but
4/5

Europe

Not one of the usual Roman cities

Conimbriga was a major location on a route that travelled north from Lisbon to Coimbra (in modern terms). It is unusual because it does
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

‘Right Plant Right Place’ in Beth Chatto’s lovely garden

We visited the garden which is not far from Colchester in April on a coach trip with our plant society from Kent; we’d been
5/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

The Beatles Childhood Homes

We booked online on the National Trust tour of the Beatles houses. These are timed tours and a minibus picks you up from South
4/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Possibly the best lasagne I’ve eaten

As a lasagne aficionado, my declaration ‘possibly one of the best I’ve ever eaten’ is not to be taken lightly and when my friend
3/5

United Kingdom & Ireland

Good but not outstanding tapas in Central London

Quarterly matinee theatre trips with a friend traditionally finish with tapas, but having had this routine for many years, it’s become difficult sourcing different

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