Reviews


 

Review: Hotel Riu Republica, Punta Cana

I haven’t stayed at a RIU hotel since I was a child so booking one this year for our anniversary trip to Punta Cana seemed like a good shout, especially as there were six RIUs to choose from. And trust me I’d know because our coach stopped at every single one (one of the cons of inclusive airport transfers). Anyway,…
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Review: Hôtel Libertel Montmartre Opéra, Paris

Hotel reviews are still pretty new to this blog because I’m usually too impatient to start exploring wherever I am to bother taking photos of where I’m staying, but after my accommodation review in Mexico got such a good response (one of my most popular posts to date in fact), I figured I’d try to make reviews more of a…
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A Long Weekend in Lublin

At the end of September we flew out to Lublin, Poland, for a long weekend with family to celebrate my cousin’s wedding. I hadn’t been to Poland before this trip and I’m always looking to tick new destinations off my bucket list, so being able to spend four days abroad with family that I don’t often see was a perfect…
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Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal Mexico

On Monday 3rd July we boarded our Thomson Dreamliner flight to Cancun, Mexico, which sounds mad to me even now we’re back. When I first suggested booking Mexico to Darryl last year, I never imagined we would actually go so soon. Our usual all inclusive holidays are around the £500/£600 pp mark, so booking a holiday that cost in excess…
Akumal, Mexico
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Stoke Park Hotel & Spa

Being woken up on your birthday to be told to pack a bag because you’re spending the day at a spa, is undeniably a great feeling. This right here is proof that men do listen! I’ve only been to one spa before, but the older I get the more appreciation I have for the idea of a spa. Sitting there with…
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