March 11, 2020

Ibiza is an island of delightful contrasts. Cosmopolitan and multicultural, yet firmly grounded in its rural roots. Bustling and relaxing. World famous and at the same time unknown. An exceptional corner of the Mediterranean, visited by many for the allure of its vibra...

December 13, 2019

My 15-year-old son Charlie and I wanted to experience the real Spain. We had been to the Costas on many occasions and had thoroughly enjoyed it but felt that we were missing out on the genuine Spanish culture.

After watching Michael Portillo's Great European Railway Jou...

December 1, 2019

Handpicked Worldwide Cruises

Magical Med with Oceania Cruises 

Enjoy a full week of savouring the bouquet of some of the world’s best wines in Provence and Tuscany and enjoying the views in wonderful destinations like Portofino. 

What's included:
4 Shore excursions - Hous...

November 20, 2019

A place where the vibrant energy of the Catalan capital meets the iconic spirit of Nobu Hotels, Nobu Hotel Barcelona opened its doors this September.

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November 13, 2019

When I first came in I saw Carly and explained where I wanted to go (Barcelona), how much my ceiling was (pricewise) and that I intended travelling alone.

Her response was both fast and professional. In addition, she also had a detailed knowledge of this region.

We looke...

October 11, 2019

A place where the vibrant energy of the Catalan capital meets the iconic spirit of Nobu Hotels, Nobu Hotel Barcelona opened its doors this September.

Home to 259 sleek rooms and stylish suites, a 150sqm Nobu Suite, an elegant spa and gym, as well as tailor-made meeting...

October 4, 2019

​After booking, and losing a holiday with Thomas Cook we didn't really know what to do next. Abbotts were recommended to us by friends.

I must say what a fantastic experience it was booking a holiday at short notice with them. To say they were understanding, helpful and...

September 22, 2019

Blending the old with the new can create something special, as guests at the new Carrossa Hotel Spa Villas will testify.

Situated in the north east of Mallorca, near the historic town of Artà, the five-star resort with just 75 luxurious rooms and suites, was once an old...

September 2, 2019

I just wanted to say a big thank you to Carly for organising all the travel and hotels on our holiday. The whole experience was a massive success; the ferry trip was great and we actually saw a whale right next to the ferry in the Bay of Biscay.

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August 8, 2019

Jane and myself spent three nights in the Mercure Madrid Plaza de Espana, as part of a short break.

The hotel has an underground car park, which we pre-booked, and our room was fully accessible with handrails and a roll in shower. The breakfast, facilities and staff wer...

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