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Coffee & Tarts in Cardiff

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I asked my Uber driver for food recommendations around Cardiff. It was my second weekend in the city and I was still finding my culinary feet. Opposite the castle, he said, was the most wonderful Portuguese bakery that we must try. This Cardiff institution was home to the famous Portuguese Custard Tarts. To be honest, I’d never heard of and…

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Porto Cervo, Millionaire’s Playground

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Porto Cervo is a small town on the Eastern Coast of Sardinia that rivals Monaco for bling and boats. Visitors to Sardinia looking for a touch of glamour and some serious people watching should take time to visit and soak up the atmosphere. Located about half an hour’s drive North of Olbia airport, Porto Cervo around a natural harbour with luxury…

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Coffee & Chill on Lindisfarne

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Not a lot happens on Lindisfarne/Holy Island which is one of the many great things about this place. Situated across a causeway, inaccessible at high tide, Lindisfarne is a haven for bird watchers and tourists keen to see the beautiful castle and priory. Dining and drinking options on the island are limited to the two pubs, one hotel and odd…

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Riviera: Sexy Skullduggery in the South of France

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Riviera is the latest blockbuster Television Series from Sky TV, showing on Sky Atlantic here in the UK. As major fans of the South of France and movies (have you seen this list?) we just had to watch this. The story opens focuses around newlywed Georgina Clios (Julia Stiles – Jason Bourne, Dexter) as she starts to unravel her late…

Replica of the Cavern Club stage at the Beatles Story

Review: The Beatles Story, Liverpool

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The Beatles Story museum in Liverpool must be the definitive account and collection of the Fab Four’s rise to superstardom. Located in Liverpool’s Albert Dock, just a few minutes walk away from the Beatles Statue, the Beatles Story charts the early beginnings of the band from their beginning as the  Quarrymen all the way through to their mega stardom and…

Albert Dock Liverpool

I lost my heart to Liverpool

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As you may know, I’d never been to Liverpool before. Never had a reason to go. A celebration of 50 years since the release of Sgt. Pepper seemed the perfect excuse to visit. In less than 24 hours I fell in love with the city and vowed to return to spend more time in this amazing place. Read on for…

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The hidden secrets in Liverpool’s Beatles Statue

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The Beatles Statue is an iconic tribute to Liverpool’s most famous band. It was unveiled in 2015 after the Cavern Club owners had felt there was no one place Beatles fans could gather in celebration of the band. Located on the renovated Pier Head, the Beatles statue stands between the ‘Three Graces’ (The Liver building and two others) and the beautiful, modern, Mersey…