Category: Travel in Europe

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Emilia-Romagna in Italy…how I loved it!

When my sister-in-law, Perry said she was going to Italy last June and did I want to meet her there…obviously I jumped at the chance. Silly not to. She was swimming in the World Masters Championships (yes, she’s a seriously good swimmer) in Riccione in the Emilia-Romagna area in North-East Italy. The region is one […]

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A day in London’s chocolate heaven

Need something different to do this weekend? How about a Chocolate Ecstasy tour of our beautiful city, where you can eat chocolate for hours while ambling through some of the most stylish parts of London. I did the Chelsea tour which started in Pimlico, near Sloane Square tube station and finished near Victoria. The tour […]

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Bulls, markets and Marc at 5am in St Remy

My first guest blogger on my new blog. Welcome Jan Orchard. She wrote about her visit to Arzak in San Sebastian for the previous, destroyed blog and I’m glad to say has agreed to making another appearance. And it’s a real goodie from the town of St Remy in Provence, France. Visiting St Remy by […]

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Wonderful Cabo de Palos

Just a short drive from La Manga Club is the harbour town of Cabo de Palos. A wonderful place to spend a few hours sipping Rose, enjoying some local delicacies and watching the boats (sometimes offloading freshly caught fish) come and go. Lunch on the harbour is an annual tradition. And we always go to […]

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Casa Victor at La Manga Club

We’ve been going to La Manga for many years, it’s one of our favourite holidays. And Casa Victor is our favourite restaurant on the resort. Victor always remembers us (even though we only go once a year) and we are greeted with a complimentary half bottle of Cava. Always a good way to start off […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel in Europe

Beachside at Escuela de Pieter

I’ve got to admit to being a beach baby…maybe it’s because I grew up in a land-locked country, I just love being by the sea! And a restaurant on the beach, now you’re talking – Escuela de Pieter is the place for me! It’s along the La Manga strip, a long sleeve (manga means sleeve […]