Julie

Bukhara & Haiku, Cape Town

We had originally set out to find a good meat restaurant within walking distance of our hotel for our second evening in Cape Town. However, when we spotted Bukhara with their Indian and Asian menu combination, we decided the chance of a good curry was too good to ignore. Bukhara’s concept was to set a new standard for Indian cuisine in South Africa, their large restaurant at the V&A Waterfront oozes opulence with three large dining rooms overlooking the harbour.…

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Victoria & Alfred Hotel, Cape Town

We wanted to stay in the V&A Waterfront area of Cape Town for our first 2 nights in South Africa and chose the Victoria & Alfred Hotel for our accommodation. This hotel has 94 bedrooms and is right on the waterfront, situated next to the food market, a shopping mall on the doorstep and within a stroll of 80 restaurants, a perfect location for us. We booked a loft room and was allocated no 305, which would have had a…

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Hotel Visits in Gran Canaria

We’re just home from our travel agency spring conference which was held in Gran Canaria this year. Puerto de Mogán We stayed at the 3* Apartamentos Cordial Valle Mogán in the lovely resort of Puerto de Mogán, known as “Little Venice” by visitors. This large aparthotel has 267 one bedroom and 36 two bedroom apartments, which are built into the hillside set back 600m from the beach and harbour area. There is a shopping centre directly opposite the hotel including…

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Summer Island Maldives Super Sale June 2016

Book a holiday at the Summer Island Maldives now to take advantage of this 7 day Maldives Super Sale, which includes FREE upgrade to all inclusive & FREE room upgrade. This Indian Ocean offer is to book by the end of May and travel from the 1st to 24th June 2016. Based on 2 adults sharing 7 nights accommodation, and including return flights and speedboat transfers, prices start from: From £1,199 per person, flying with Qatar Airways from London (save…

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Mauritius Honeymoon Offers Sep & Oct 2016

Are you getting married this year and haven’t booked your honeymoon as yet? Have a look at these fabulous honeymoon offers in Mauritius. Enjoy 7 nights in Mauritus this September from just £1122 per person! The following offers include 30% discount off your accommodation cost, return economy flights with Emirates, free land & water sports, and airport transfers in Mauritius. 4* Le Mauricia Hotel from £1122pp 7 nights in a Standard Room including half board with free lunches The 4*…

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Our next travel adventure is Cape Town

A few weeks ago we were discussing where we should travel to in October/November for our next adventure, we wanted it to be a long haul destination and batted around a few ideas, including Thailand, Far East & South Africa. I wanted Mike to influence this trip as Morocco had been something I’d wanted to do for years. We finally settled on South Africa and decided that we would go in November, straight after the World Travel Market in London…

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South Africa Fact Sheet For Travellers

South Africa draws many visitors for a variety of reasons, beach dwellers head for Cape Town in December & January, safari seekers head for the parks during the dry season from May to September, the Cape Winelands harvest attracts wine aficionados from January to March, walkers like to visit during Spring and the Garden Route is spectacular all year round. This is a diverse country, the coastline has two oceans and stretches 2798 km from the desert border with Namibia…

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Spring Into Summer Sale: South Africa 2016

Cape Town & beyond – Save up to £270pp Stay 9 nights at 5 different locations from £1,299pp Waterfront Village 2 nights room only Protea Hotel Mossel Bay 1 night with breakfast Robberg House 2 nights with breakfast Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth 1 night with breakfast Sibuya Game Reserve and Lodge 3 nights all inclusive Includes reduced rates in Cape Town, Plettenberg Bay & Eastern Cape. Includes car hire for the full duration – pick up and drop off…

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Our Travels

Last trip: Tenerife South

Next Trip: Mainland Spain road trip

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Julie: Cape Town

Mike: Hong Kong

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