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The Grand Park Hotel in Rovinj, Croatia

May 16, 2019

The untouched nature, Mediterranean climate and indented coastline with its many islands, the gastronomic offering which earned accolades from the Michelin team and the unique culture and history of the town are just some of the qualities of Rovinj, Croatia’s top destination. The new Maistra Collection’s flagship hotel is now a landmark of this historical city, positioned just across the bay from the Old town, with the St Euphemia church and Catarina island as its focal points. The view from…

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Indian Family Meal at Lasan, Birmingham

May 3, 2019

After an excellent weekend in Kingston Upon Thames (read here), we went straight to Birmingham to have a lovely meal at Lasan’s, and end the weekend in perfection. Lasan is an Indian restaurant true to India’s flavours, colours and culture. Lasan is part of the Lasan Group from the well succeeded Business entrepreneur Jabbar Khan and was Winner of Gordon Ramsay’s Best Local Restaurant in the UK and BBC’s ‘The Great British Menu’. So this meal promised. Situated in St…

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Eating out at Hawkers Bar & Brasserie, Kingston Upon Thames

May 2, 2019

While Staying at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, in Kingston Upon Thames, we had a lovely meal at Hawkers Bar & Brasserie which is just inside the hotel we were. For full review on Double Tree by Hilton Kingston Upon Thames, please check here on the blog!       Hawker’s has several menus for several occasions, like Afternoon Tea, Cocktail in their excellent bar and a very nice Children menu. Before starting, it was time for some cocktails…

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Hotel Room Tour at Double Tree by Hilton, in Kingston Upon Thames

May 1, 2019

What a wonderful weekend we had! We’ve been in a little town, considered part of the London plan, zone 6 to be precise, called Kingston Upon Thames. Kingston upon Thames, frequently known as Kingston, is an area of Southwest London, England, 10 miles Southwest of Charing Cross and 25 minutes by train for Waterloo Station. A very clean and quiet country side town, Kingston is also the home of Henry VIII Hampton Court palace and worth a visit (I couldn’t…

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Warwick Castle and the Falconer’s Quest

April 5, 2019

What a Back in Time to the medieval times we had this past weekend! The Falconer’s Quest was an amazing event surrounded by a beautiful green and the ambience from the Warwick Castle.   First, let’s talk about their Brand New Live Show: Falconer’s Quest The Falconer’s Quest, is a new aerial adventure starring over 70 birds of prey and around 40 of the birds will be in the sky at once. The Falconer’s Quest promises to be the UK’s…

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Lego Movie days at Legoland Discovery Centre Birmingham

April 4, 2019

No child can grow up without playing Legos. It’s not because of the brand, is because of the imagination, the skills and the engineering behind it… then comes the brand. Lego has such a range of toys for anyone, any age, any skill level, but when it comes to having a fun park or a discovery centre, they know what the public wants. Birmingham now has a Legoland discovery centre, situated in the NEC, and you can get a super…

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Sealife Birmingham: Getting near the Fishes

April 3, 2019

It’s not the first time we go to Sealife in Birmingham. We went there probably 3 years ago, Richie was very little to appreciate it properly, but now with almost 5 years, he was really excited. We got the promotion of 2 attraction tickets for one, the Combi Ticket, Sealife and Legoland Discovery centre (tomorrow the post comes out), and we had such a fun day, since both attractions are near one another, you just need to cross over the…

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Traveling Places: Visiting Cadbury World in Birmingham

April 1, 2019

This week will be the week of Must See Family Attractions! Family places for both young and new to have fun, make memories and appreciate the beautiful places the UK has to offer and to get some ideas and plan for the incoming Easter holidays. Starting this week of Fun, I start with a delicious place called Cadbury World! I don’t think anyone in the world doesn’t know what Cadbury chocolates are. What they might not know is where it began…

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Courtyard Oxford By Marriott Hotel

March 13, 2019

In our last visit to Oxford, which you can read our Oxford Guide on the Blog, we’ve stayed in a brand new hotel added to the Marriott chain, the Courtyard Oxford. Courtyard continues to grow its UK presence with the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Oxford South, located only 40 minutes by train from London and an excellent base to explore the local Oxfordshire area.     Inviting the modern traveller to work and play, the hotel features the latest Courtyard by Marriott design to ensure a refreshing…

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