Island of sal – Cape Verde

Island of sal – Cape Verde

On Easter Sunday, myself, my husband and friends met at Gatwick airport early in the morning to head off to the Island of Sal in Cape Verde. My husband treated us to a private lounge called My Lounge, it was lovely and peaceful, you could help yourself to tea and coffee, soft drinks and even alcohol, whenever you wanted and there was snacks to nibble on.  We all enjoyed sitting in a relaxed atmosphere before boarding our plane. We boarded our plane, and unfortunately, even though we were facing a…

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Weekly Update – 24/04/2017

Weekly Update – 24/04/2017

I am now back from my holiday celebrating my 50th birthday, so yes I am now officially old haha, am just doing a quick update this week. Last Sunday was my birthday and myself, husband and friends flew out to Cape Verde to celebrate my birthday, since we booked our holiday the resort had been split into two and we had heard good and bad comments about various things, we were all unsure what to expect.  Luckily we had no bad experiences at all. I was unsure about going and…

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Getting Ready For A Holiday Checklist

Getting Ready For A Holiday Checklist

It is now just over a week until I jet of on holiday for my birthday, at the start of this week I was going to cancel going, but holiday is back on and although I have been counting it down, it has just hit me how near it is. I am sitting here thinking about what I need to do, think it is going to be a busy week, Ironing – As all our summer clothes have been in hiding for months, I decided to sort through and wash them…

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A Guide to the Ideal Italian Holiday

A Guide to the Ideal Italian Holiday

Italy is well renowned for its varied treasures and historical heritage, and as such each region around the country has its own folklore and cultural character that reflects Italy’s overall diversity in its many forms—from its artistic and architectural wonders imbued with the wisdom of millennia, to the natural habitats and wonderful Mediterranean nature which add to its unique and diverse character. Where to start, when deciding to go on an Italian holiday? There are so many places to see and visit (including secluded spots away from the crowds) that…

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

In May this year, I was very lucky to travel to the Dominican Republic with my husband and our friends, to celebrate our friends milestone birthday.  The best and hardest part was there was no children, we travelled as two couples and had a week off from everything. This was our first ‘proper’ holiday with no children coming with us and although you feel guilty and bad for going away to paradise while we left our daughter at home with her grandparents, we did not feel too bad as she…