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Plymouth celebrates 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Plymouth is primarily known as the place from where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked on their voyage to America, and this year the town is celebrating the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. In the eighteenth century Captain James Cook set … Continue reading

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Cruising on the Douro in Porto

  Major cities tend to be based near rivers and Porto in Northern Portugal has the River Douro. I was on a trip there with several colleagues and one way of seeing a city is from the river. We chartered … Continue reading

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Gulet sailing in Bodrum

Turkey is suffering dreadfully from the migrant issue but it’s good news for holiday- makers. Hotels at every level have had to lower their prices considerably to attract visitors. Read a full account of my trip to Bodrum from Saturday … Continue reading

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Djerba, an inexpensive Sun and Sea Destination

For those of us who want a relaxing holiday where you can chill out and enjoy the sun and sea, without it costing a fortune then Djerba could well be an option. The hotel I stayed at Park Inn by … Continue reading

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