low cost airline carriers

As I start prepping for my trip to Italy, I find myself wondering whether it’s actually possible to make full use of those cheap flight deals.  Can I travel abroad for a week with only a carry-on bag?  In recent years there has been an increase in low cost flights offered by low budget airlines…Continue Reading “Budget Airlines – Deal or No Deal!”

Monte Judea Villa in Algarve

My daughter recently got married in Portugal.  For the event we hired out a villa in the Algarve. Monte Judea is one of many villas in southern Portugal owned by Affinity Villas. Their website is very user-friendly and allows you to have a virtual tour of each of their properties, and also provides in-dept information…Continue Reading “Review: Monte Judea – Affinity Villas, Algarve, Portugal”

Main entrance to Eden Andalou Hotel

This summer I visited Morocco for the first time with my partner. I had heard many stories about how lovely Marrakech was and I wanted to see this for myself.  Before booking I checked out the seasonal temperatures.  In September, when I wanted to fly, it would still be hot. The average temperature was said…Continue Reading “Review: Eden Andalou Hotel Aquapark & Spa, Marrakech”

Looking out onto the Atlas Mountains on the quad bike

My boyfriend and I spent an exhilarating day with the Dunes and Deserts excursion group in Marrakech. One of the things I wanted to do in whilst in Morocco was to ride a camel. I had sat on a camel before on a previous holiday, but had never actually ridden one. After perusing the excursion…Continue Reading “Review: Dunes & Desert quad bike and camel ride combo, Marrakech”