Paris is a global centre for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques. With 10 different airlines flying to Paris fromContinue reading “Paris”

Dublin (Malahide)

With 9 flights a day departing Birmingham for Dublin it makes Dublin very accessible for long weekends. We have been to Dublin many times, the first few visits we stayed in hotels in the centre of the city. That was until we discovered Malahide. Malahide is an affluent coastal settlement in Fingal, County Dublin, situatedContinue reading “Dublin (Malahide)”

Klong Muang Beach

Klong Muang beach is only 10 miles from Ao Nang but in reality they are a million miles apart. Walking around Ao Nang feels akin to a touristy European town. It is brimming with Western-style restaurants and the amount of souvenir and tailor shops all touting for business is disappointing. The overall vibe of AoContinue reading “Klong Muang Beach”