[REVIEW] Gran Canaria: @MarinaSuites

I haven’t written a review on Trip Advisor for a while, but decided Marina Suites in Gran Canaria definitely deserved a positive review: Thought this was a nice touch: Nice touch #marinasuites A photo posted by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on May 22, 2016 at 9:59am PDT Really enjoyed our week in Gran Canaria as a whole, and TripAdvisor was very helpful in identifying places to eat! drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Continue Reading →

Time for a few ‘Maltesars…’

Malta: An island of legends between Sicily and North Africa Malta is a beautiful island nestling below Sicily and far away from the bustle and pollution of major cities. Malta enjoys a Mediterranean climate with many hours of summer sunshine making it ideal for enjoying the coast. Snorkelling is one of the most popular activities here. One event in Malta’s history is the shipwreck of the apostle Paul. Running aground at ‘a bay with a Continue Reading →

“Walk Like an Egyptian” … DOH, I wasn’t going to say that…

I could not get that song (or to be precise, that line from the song) out of my head for much of the trip!!! 18th December 2010 See earlier post re our first go at trying to fly to Egypt. 22nd December 2010 We were super-early to the airport as I knew of others who’d had trouble getting into the Terminal yesterday, but it was all smooth sailing… Because of the chaos, although we’d been Continue Reading →

Keeping Calm and Carrying On (@HeathrowAirport, @British_Airways)

Well, there seems to be some good news coming out of the airport… but very much mixed with uncertainty, etc..  Flights are taking off, including throughout the night, but many of the planes are still iced in, or in the wrong place… As you know, it’s been a pretty intense year, with acres of work (good in a recession, but I’m a bit lacking on the sleep), so was very much looking to flying to Continue Reading →