Michael lives in London most of the year and has for many years had a penchant for travelling around the world.
He has been to many countries including Spain, France, Barbados, The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic to name a few.
His favourite destination is the Dominican Republic not just for the climate, but also for the lovely people and their way of life.
Michael loves playing table tennis, poker and watching his team Arsenal, although lately that hasn't been so much of a pleasure as an endurance.
When it comes to taking a break, the first thing I think about is a nice sandy beach in some sunny faraway tropical paradise. The Bahamas, Barbados, The Dominican Republic are places that immediately spring to mind.
There are, however, many places off the beaten track that have very...
Istanbul with a population of almost 15 million residents was the 10th most visited city by tourists in the world.It is the capital and most populous city in Turkey and it's economic, cultural and historic centre.
Istanbul has two main...
Dog Friendly Holidays
These days a dog is not just a mans best friend but also part of the family. More and more people are taking dog friendly holidays at home and abroad. So why would you take your dog on holiday with you?
Why take your pet on holiday?
There are many...
Top 10 Most Visited Cities In The World
Every year since 2009 Mastercard has put together a Global Destinations Cities Index which ranks cities in terms of the number of their total international overnight visitor arrivals and the spending by these visitors in the destination...
Hotel Review – Bluebay Villas Dorados
I booked to stay at Bluebay Villas Dorados in Puerto Plata as part of a multi-centre trip to the Dominican Republic.
Bluebay Villas is an adults only hotel and one of 2 hotels run by Bluebay Resorts, the other being Bellevue Dominican Bay in...
Rome is the final part of our European city break destinations series, following on from Barcelona, Reykjavik, Amsterdam and Paris.
Rome is the capital city of Italy with a population of over 4 million, With its rich history and many magnificent archaeological and tourist...
European city breaks destination - Paris
Following on from Barcelona, Reykjavik and Amsterdam, in part 4 of our European City Break Destinations series, we visit Paris.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with a population of over two...
European City Break Destinations - Amsterdam
Following on from Barcelona and Reykjavik, in part 3 of our European City Break Destinations series, we visit Amsterdam.
With a population of almost one million people within its city limits, Amsterdam has evolved...
European City Break Destinations - Part 2 Reykjavik
Following on from the first of my European City Break Destinations series, Barcelona, in part 2, I discover the Icelandic gem that is Reykjavik.
For a city with a population of just over 120,000, Reykjavik is...
European City Break Destinations - Part 1 Barcelona
Taking a city break is a great way of exploring that city's history and culture over a short period of time.I have put together a list of some amazing European destination breaks, with information of things to do and see as well as...