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Where to stay in Murcia, Spain: La Manga Club

So today we’re heading for glorious, sunny Spain to the province of Murcia. The region sits between Andalucia and Valencia on the Mediterranean coast and is one of the truly unspoilt places in Spain I’ve visited. You’ll find plenty of beaches – 250km of them on the Costa Calida and also the fabulous Mar Menor […]

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London tours and royal weddings

So Saturday was a big day in the UK, what with Prince Harry getting married to his American actress bride Meghan Markle. It was also a sunny day, hooray, as we embarked on our morning walking tour of Westminster in London. Destination, a pub in Whitehall to watch THE wedding. What a perfect London day […]

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Travel: 24 hours in Brighton

Today we’re heading to Brighton at the seaside, less than an hour by train south of central London. I love train travel and this journey is almost too short, through picturesque quintessentially English countryside to the coast. I visit whenever I have the chance, which really isn’t often enough. This time it was because my […]

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Breakfast delights at La Bottega di Finestra in Prague

La Bottega di Finestra Today we’re in Prague tucking into an energy-building brekkie before embarking on a walking tour of the city. La Bottega is a ¬†contemporary bistro and Italian deli with a dining area at the front where they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tasty goodies on shelves and in cases surround you: bread […]

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Great Italian on the river at CottoCrudo in Prague

Dining alfresco at CottoCrudo It’s a cold, dank day in London so I’m transporting myself back to a warm August evening in Prague when we dined on the terrace of CottoCrudo. How I love a bit of al fresco dining. CottoCrudo is in the rather swanky¬†Four Seasons Hotel and the terrace overlooks the Vltava River. […]

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Travel: What to do in Prague

What to do in Prague Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. The city is over 1,000 years old and has had an eventful history – in recent times alone it’s been occupied by Nazis and ruled by oppressive communism. It’s now a democracy and tourists flock there from all over the world. In […]