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Travel || Waterfront in Gdansk

I was fascinated by the history of Gdansk. It’s a city in Northern Poland at the edge of the Baltic Sea with a strong German influence (it was officially incorporated in to Poland after World War II). But in…

Europe Travel

Travel || Gdansk Old Town

Gdansk is just so fantastically beautiful, I could wax lyrical about it!  If you’re on a quick city break to Gdansk, like I was, I recommend focusing your attention on the Old Town because there is enough there to…

Asia Travel

Travel || Khao Lak Laguna Hotel

I only have the BEST things to say about Khao Lak Laguna. They couldn’t have taken better care of us and it was phenomenal value for money. The hotel had 3 pools, a hot tub, spa, two restaurants and…

Asia Travel

Travel || Sailing Rock, Koh Similan

It’s time for the last of my big travel posts about Thailand (I have one left about our hotel but this is the last adventurous post) and in my mind I saved the best for last. Today I want…

Asia Travel

Travel || James Bond Island

With Sam being a big movie buff, and me just liking to go on adventures, it seemed natural that we schedule a time to visit James Bond Island whilst in Thailand. (Actually called Khao Phing-Ka). It’s where 1974’s “The…

Asia Travel

Travel || The Floating Village (Koh Panyi)

We went on some really excellent day trips during our time in Thailand, but one of the most unique sights we saw was the Floating Village (Koh Panyi). Koh Panyi is a fishing village in the Phang Nga province…

Reviews Travel UK

A countryside mini-break || Ox Pasture Hall Hotel

I recently had the joyous opportunity to stay at the Ox Pasture Hall Hotel in Scarborough. Technically, it’s out in the countryside between Scarborough and Hackness. Sam grew up in Scarborough and we were married in Hackness, so it’s…

Asia Travel

Travel || Khai Island, Thailand

Khai Island is off the the coast near Phuket, Thailand in Phang Nga Bay. It’s a 30 minute ride by speed boat from Phuket Royal marina. It’s part of Ao Phang Nga National Park. The island is tiny – you…

Asia Travel

Travel || Koh Similan

Whilst we were in Thailand, another priority of ours was to make a trip to Koh Similan. The Similan Islands are supposed to be some of the most beautiful ones in the entire world, and some people argue that…