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A Head For Heights

RondaI'm not good with heights, and that's something which rather annoys me. So whenever I'm presented with something high, steep or precipitous I'm determined to face down my fears.....READ MORE

Lanzarote

Lanzarote beachThe island of Lanzarote is very safe with virtually no cases of Coronavirus. Due to the quarantine that the UK has in place at the moment, we are seeing an increase in guests coming for a month or longer, to make the whole trip worthwhile.....READ MORE

Road Racing on The Island

Isle of Man TTIn 2021, it may not be quite so clearcut when a motorcyclist says he will be racing on "the island". There is a plan being developed for motorcycle races on the Isle of Wight, that will be called the Diamond Races.....READ MORE

Newsletter, August 2020

Tobago CaysThis month we bring a few more new hotels, some of our hotels that are especially highly rated on Trip Advisor, a big new event for 2021 on the Isle of Wight, and an out-of-the-ordinary hotel in North Wales.....READ MORE

Setenil: a Picturesque Spanish Town That Shouldn't Be Missed

Setenil de las BodegasAs you wander through Setenil de las Bodegas, large chunks of rock hang precariously amongst the winding streets, often creating natural roofs for the houses and restaurants. Most amazingly, one large overhang covers an entire street.....READ MORE

Newsletter, June 2020

Cornish engine houseOnce again we bring you an email dominated by Coronavirus. It's sad, it's annoying, but it just can't be avoided. There is light at the end of the tunnel though, so let's try to move forward positively. As well as the latest travel and hotel news, this issue also features some new hotels and a most unusual B&B in Ireland.....READ MORE

Newsletter, March 2020

ClovellyInevitably, this month is dominated by Coronavirus; and our Newsletter was overtaken by events even as it was going out. In the time it took to work through our mailing list, Government advice changed twice and the whole situation became much more serious. So for now, all we can do is look forward with optimism (or at least, hope) to the time when life becom....READ MORE

British Landmarks You Really Mustn't Miss

StonehengeI feel like I've set myself an impossible task here as there are hundreds, possibly thousands, of British landmarks that shouldn't be missed. Here are a selected few: Hadrian's Wall, Land's End, St Michael's Mount, Mount Snowdon, the white cliffs of Dover, the Jurassic coast, Stonehenge and Avebury.....READ MORE