Weekend break under £300 and under 3 hours – Villajoyosa Alicante Spain

Weekend break under £300 and under 3 hours – Villajoyosa Alicante Spain

A weekend break under £300 and under 3 hours – this time to Villajoyosa Spain for £250, which is 2 hours 20 minutes flight time from Gatwick. I’m a big fan of Spain for three reasons. It’s really easy to get to from the UK, you can find a spot with great weather for most […]

Algarve Portugal and a mini break to see in 2017

Algarve Portugal and a mini break to see in 2017

I like to wake up somewhere new on New Year’s day. In 2016 it was the Maldives, but with the low value of the pound and high flight prices, that kind of trip wasn’t possible this year. I wanted to visit somewhere I hadn’t been and the weather forecast for the Algarve Portugal was looking […]

Staying in Cavtat

Staying in Cavtat

When researching where to stay near Dubrovnik I asked several travel forums about ideas for a laid back resort, many recommended staying in Cavtat. We weren’t disappointed! Where is it? Cavtat is on the southern part of the Dalmatian coast, close to the border with Montenegro. It’s between Dubrovnik airport at Cilipi and Dubrovnik town. Being […]

I want to be a mermaid, so I went to Copenhagen

I want to be a mermaid, so I went to Copenhagen

When I was young I had a book called the Sad Little Mermaid…well actually I still have it! Since then I’ve been fascinated with mermaids and love the films Splash and The Little Mermaid. So when looking for a city break where else could I choose, but the home of Hans Christian Andersen the author […]