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reposition cruises

Reposition Cruises

Up until a year ago we had not heard of  “Reposition Cruises” but after completing our first Atlantic crossing with Pullmantur from Bilbao, Spain to Colon, Panama you could say we are hooked. (Editor Update 2019)     So what exactly are Reposition Cruises? A Reposition Cruise is one that where the embarkation and disembarkation differ.  Usually...

Hotel Gran Bilbao Spain

Hotel Gran Bilbao Spain Review

Hotel Gran Bilbao has been awarded the “Family Hotel of the Year” in the Global Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2017.  An award that we believe is well deserved, as well, the hotel is rated #2 out of 43 hotels by TripAdvisor. Location of Hotel Gran Bilbao Just a Euro 25 taxi fare from the airport Hotel Gran Bilbao is a good quality 4-star hotel 500m from the...

Panorama Restaurant Dubrovnik

Reservations Required View Complimentary Panorama Dubrovnik

There is only one way to get to the Panorama Restaurant in Dubrovnik and that is by the Dubrovnik Cable Car.  Well, actually there are two other ways – by car or a strenuous walk up, but we preferred the scenic route which takes only a few minutes and we believe that you would too! We met the charismatic Sasha Sobot, Marketing Manager of the Nautika Group of...

Croatian Wines

Why Croatian Wines Won Us Over

Who would have thought Croatian Wines would totally win us over and leave us wanting more! Could it have been the expertise of Anna Bitanga Jukic, who holds a Level 3 Diploma as an International  Sommelier and co-founder of Insider Holidays  who hosted us on their Half Day Wine Lover’s Tour of Peljesac Peninsula? Could it have been the visit to the family-owned...

travel essentials

Our Top Travel Essentials

We have been on the road now since 2013 and we have our travel essentials that we would not leave home without.  Some are new like our luggage, this is our third set, and some that have been with us for the whole journey. A holiday packing list is different to our packing list for long term travel as we now only travel with carry-on luggage. (Editor Update 2018)...

On the Trail of the Panama Hat

The Panama hat is originally from Ecuador not Panama as the name suggests.  One story suggests that the name was given to the hat when President Theodore Roosevelt visited the Panama Canal Construction Site in 1904.  He was given one of the hats as a gift during his visit. The actual story is that the hats were produced along the Ecuadorian Coastal province of Manabi...

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