What is the Catalan Christmas pooping man?

What is the Catalan Christmas pooping man?

Look for the Caganer in Catalonia at Christmas! One of our cheekiest Christmas decorations at home is this little guy we picked up on holiday in Barcelona years ago. He is a caganer, basically a little pooping man! You may have seen one in nativity scenes at Christmas time inRead More…

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 3

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 3

Day 3 of our trip to Palma, Majorca It was day three, the final day, of our quick break to Majorca. Day one can be viewed here and Day two is here. A pool with a view Our hotel, the Melia Palma Bay hotel had an outdoor swimming pool, bar and viewing terraceRead More…

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 2

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 2

Day 2 of our trip to Palma, Majorca Palma was recognised as one of the best value destinations to visit in Western Europe last year by the Post Office, and we chose to go there at the start of the month using a Travel Money Card for the first time. YouRead More…

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 1

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 1

Ordering a Post Office Travel Money Card When we travel abroad, we usually split currency between the two of us in case of any mishaps but we were recently asked if we’d like to try out the Travel Money Card from the Post Office, a pre-paid debit card backed by MasterCard,Read More…

Travel: Girona for Game of Thrones fans

Travel: Girona for Game of Thrones fans

Geek out on Game of Thrones sight seeing in Girona Girona is a beautiful city and an ideal destination for a short break in Europe.  If you are a Game of Thrones fan you should know about Girona.  The historic centre is extremely walkable and you can easily geek outRead More…

Travel: Tapeo tapas tour around Seville

Travel: Tapeo tapas tour around Seville

Tapeo: Tapas crawl around Seville World Tapas Day – the third Thursday in June, seems the right time to write about our tapeo around Seville late last year. What is a tapeo? Well, think of it as being like a long lunch or dinner but spread over a number ofRead More…

To Tuscany Villa Recipe

To Tuscany Villa Recipe

A picnic fit for Tuscany The folk at To Tuscany have challenged a group of bloggers to create a Tuscan-inspired recipe, which got me thinking about what Tuscan food actually is…bean soup immediately  springs to mind. Sausage pizza? Chicken and pasta? Boring! There must be much more to Tuscany than that! It’sRead More…

Travel to do: Game of Thrones locations in Seville and Cordoba

Travel to do: Game of Thrones locations in Seville and Cordoba

Visit the sights of Cordoba and Seville shown in Games of Thrones Cordoba and Seville are magnificent cities to visit to start with, throw in some Game of Thrones film locations and there’s another excuse to visit. Alcázar de Sevilla, Seville (Water Palaces of Dorne) The Water Gardens of Dorne,Read More…

Pergola Club Hotel and Spa, Adenau Street, Mellieha, Malta

Pergola Club Hotel and Spa, Adenau Street, Mellieha, Malta

The Pergola Club Hotel and Spa is a 4-star rated hotel (probably more 3-star UK rating wise). This was another bargain found through Travelzoo. Located at the North of the Island within easy reach of Gozo, and about an hour from the airport. Flights were with Ryanair from Edinburgh toRead More…