Barbados – July 2019

I flew from London Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic in Economy delight so we received premium check in, priority boarding and extra leg room seats which were perfect for the duration of the flight and made it so much more comfortable. Whilst in Barbados we were lucky enough to visit a range of different hotels all […]

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The Maldives

07 September through to 15 September 2019 – Report by Gordon Quick We flew with Sri Lankan Airlines from Heathrow to Colombo and onto Male, all flights were on the Airbus A330-300 series, service was very efficient and friendly, food was a choice of 2 main courses plus a vegetarian option, and there were two […]

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Celebrity Edge Mini Cruise

13th of May – 2 nights I was lucky to be invited to enjoy a short mini cruise on one of Celebrity Cruises newest most innovative ships on her first visit to the UK. The ship combines absolute luxury with cutting edge technology for the ultimate cruising experience. With over 90% of cabins having views […]

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Dutch Waterways & Tulips River Cruise

Thanks to Titan Travel, I have recently experienced a fantastic River Cruise – Dutch Waterways and Tulips. Onboard the MS Bellejour, my cabin was on the Rhine Deck (middle deck) and was a light, airy , with a French balcony and very comfortable.  All the staff on board were friendly, courteous and most obliging. Day […]

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Las Vegas, Mexico Cruise & L.A. – February 2019

Thanks to JTA Travel I was fortunate to enjoy 3 Nights in Las Vegas, 3 Nights on board the Carnival Inspiration from Long Beach and a tour of LA on our last day. I flew from London Heathrow to Las Vegas with Delta Airlines. After we checked in, we headed to the Upper Class Lounge […]

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ABU DHABI – OCTOBER 2018

Thanks to the tour operator If Only, I was fortunate enough to join a group of agents travelling to Abu Dhabi (Capital of the United Arab Emirates), I flew from London Heathrow with Etihad, what a wonderful airline…. I flew in economy both there and back, the legroom was generous, there was great selection of […]

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5 Star Majorca Hotel Visits – October 2017

I was lucky enough to go to Majorca with ITC holidays for a 4 day trip to stay at the Luxury 5* Jumeirah Port Soller for 2 nights and the 5* Park Hyatt in Canyamel for 2 nights. When we arrived, we were taken to our First hotel the 5* Jumeirah Port Soller, the Jumeirah […]

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Havana & Varadero October 2017

Thanks to Cuba Holidays I was fortunate enough to enjoy 7 nights in Cuba split between Havana and Varadero. I flew from London Gatwick to Havana with Virgin Atlantic and experienced premium economy on the outbound and economy on the return. Premium and economy both had ample leg room, the food was of a good […]

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ASIMINA SUITES APRIL 2017

I was fortunate to visit the adult only Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites this April for 7 nights.  From the minute you arrive, the personal service and attention to detail is second to none. Only 15 minutes from Paphos airport and a warm welcome that includes a one to one check in with a welcoming drink, […]

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DUBAI MAY 2017

Thanks to If Only Holidays I got the opportunity to travel to the United Arab Emirates and see some wonderful sights and remarkable hotels. The flight to Dubai was just under 7 hours each way. I was very lucky to get to fly from Birmingham to Dubai direct with Emirates Airlines. The legroom was ample, […]

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COSTA BRAVA & JET2 HOLIDAYS

Costa Brava – May 2017 We were fortunate enough to join a group travelling out to the Costa Brava with Jet2 Holidays. We had never flown with Jet2 before and I was very surprised with the whole flight, going out the duration of the flight was 1 hour 30 minutes, the legroom on the Jet2 […]

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Oasis of the Seas – Royal Caribbean Cruise

The Ship Oasis of the Seas is part of the Royal Caribbean Oasis Class of ships, along with Allure of the Sea and Harmony of the Seas – These are the largest cruise ships in the world at 220,00 tonnes. She can carry up to 6,000 guests and around 2,100 crew. Cabins The types of […]

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Norwegian Escape

I  sailed on NCL’s latest ship the Norwegian Escape prior to its Transatlantic crossing to its home port of Miami, from where it will cruise the Eastern Caribbean sailing to St Thomas, Tortola and Nassau. At over 164,000 tons catering for over 4,000 guests the ship offers a wide choice of entertainment venues including the […]

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Asimina Suites Hotel – Paphos Cyprus

ASIMINA SUITES APRIL 2015 I was fortunate to visit the Asimina Suites this April for 5 nights.  From the minute you arrive, the personal service and attention to detail is second to none. Only 20 minutes from Paphos airport and a warm welcome that includes a one to one check in with a welcoming drink, […]

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Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah

United Arab Emirates This country is made up of 7 Emirates, Abu Dhabi (serves as the Capital), Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain. I was invited to join a group to visit Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah (part of the United Arab Emirates) on Friday 6th February 2015. The flight to […]

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China with Wendy Wu Tours

  I was invited to sample the 16 day Wonders of China Tour which is one of with Wendy Wu’s most popular tours. Shanghai This big up and coming city is forever growing and changing and full of high-rise buildings. We visited the Shanghai museum, The Bund area (It is the business district so very commercial), The fastest […]

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Vancouver & The Wildlife Of British Columbia

Being a Travel agent you get to travel to a lot of places around the world, but none have been better than Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia. Vancouver is the spectacular gateway to the amazing natural beauty of British Columbia. The hotel that I stayed in was the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in downtown […]

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Cyprus – Paphos – Asimina Suites

I stayed at the hotel for 5 days from the 14th May and having been to Cyprus many times before, all I can say is this hotel will take a lot of beating. From the moment you walk through the door, and met by friendly, very efficient staff, checked in promply and taken to your […]

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Sharm el Sheikh – Egypt

In April 2012, I travelled with Red Sea Holidays to Sharm el Sheikh for 4 days. We stayed at the Grand Hotel which is situated in one of the quieter areas of Sharm el Sheikh and like most of the other hotels in the resort offers accommodation on an All Inclusive basis. During my brief […]

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China Tour with Wendy Wu Tours

Wendy Wu China Educational 2011. Glories of China Tour. Shanghai Shanghai is a big up and coming city. It is forever growing and changing and full of high-rise buildings. We visited the Shanghai museum, The Bund area (It is the business district so very commercial), The fastest lift in Shanghai (88 floors in 45 seconds), […]

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Queen Mary Transatlantic

My thoughts on the QM2. Excellent Food – Buffet restaurant was very good, which we used at lunch time, but in the evening we only ate in the main restaurant as the food was so good. Excellent standard of service – Restaurant, cabin staff etc could not do enough for you. The ship was spotlessly […]

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Los Angeles & Las Vegas

Until you walk down Hollywood Boulevard you don’t think that you are in Hollywood, then as soon as you hit Hollywood boulevard and walk down the “walk of Fame “where all the stars have there “name’s” in stars lining the street you know your in Hollywood. When walking down Hollywood Boulevard you are greeted by […]

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Maldives – Medhufushi

A much smaller island classed as a five star but I would rate it a good four star. One buffet sand floor restaurant with an option of a la carte dining on the stilts over the sea close to the bar area. One side of the island can be very windy with the other side […]

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Queen Elizabeth Visit

I was fortunate to stay overnight on the Queen Elizabeth which is a fantastic luxury ship with great facilities. I thought the ship was very elegant, with several aspects reminding me of the QM2 that I have previously crossed the Atlantic on. The balcony cabin which we stayed in was very similar to the cabin […]

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Maldives – Kuramathi Island

Kuramathi is a large island that was once three resorts that is now operating as one, great beaches with a very long sand spit where you can watch the sunset. Plenty of activities with it being a large island and many dining options, depending on where your accommodation is you are allocated a main buffet […]

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Maldives – Meeru Island

This is one of the largest Maldivian islands, it has perfect white beaches where you can walk all the way round. The island is divided into north and south, the north being the adult’s only end and has a fantastic bar where you can watch the sunset, the south is busier and accommodates families. The […]

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