Review 2018 : Return to Costa Teguise

It isn’t often we return to a resort; it breaks our traditional view of never going back – you don’t get to see new things if you keep going back to the same places.   In this case however we decided to make an exception and re-book at the Apartamentos Galeon Playa in the centre of the resort of Costa Teguise. Continue reading “Review 2018 : Return to Costa Teguise”

Review: Fort D’Auvergne Hotel, Jersey 2017

In July 2017 we took a small break to Jersey in the Channel Islands to celebrate Sue’s mmmthieth birthday.    This trip had been prompted by two reward tickets with Flybe, which we had accumulated on our Flybe credit card (see our credit card post for more information).  But when we came to book our hotel via my favourite website Booking.com, finding an hotel was a different matter!   After much searching, we came upon this little gem nestled directly on the beach.   Perfect?   Read on. Continue reading “Review: Fort D’Auvergne Hotel, Jersey 2017”

Czech Republic 2016

Travelling around the world for my company has been a mixed bag of good and bad moments, but one highlight on every trip has been the really nice people I have met along the way, and the special friendships I have made with many of them.

One person in my mind stands up at the top of my list of overseas friends, and that is my good friend Mr Josef Vodehnal, from the beautiful village of Dolní Lánov in the Czech Republic.

After talking about it for many years, last year I finally managed to make a visit to his home town and experience for myself the stunning scenery he had described every time we met.    This is my account of that visit… Continue reading “Czech Republic 2016”