CARIBBEAN

Tranquility Spa at The Club Barbados – A Review

How can you make a relaxing stay at a relaxing resort even more relaxing? On a recent trip to Barbados, that challenge was taken up by the friendly and talented staff of The Tranquility Spa at The Club Barbados. This is a full run down (or is that rub down) of the experience. We were… Continue reading Tranquility Spa at The Club Barbados – A Review

Taking the Turtle Tour from The Club Barbados

Swimming with turtles is one of my favourite underwater activities. It feels like such an honour to be sharing the waves with these chilled out denizens of the deep. That is why we had to ensure to book onto a turtle tour from The Club Barbados during our visit.

A Bed in Barbados – The Club Barbados Review

Elite Island Resorts has hotels dotted throughout the Caribbean. In 2018 we spent a few glorious days at Galley Bay in Antigua. It was with this wonderful experience in mind that we booked to stay at the group’s Barbados offering, The Club Barbados. The resort has just undergone a fancy facelift so we were particularly… Continue reading A Bed in Barbados – The Club Barbados Review

A Bed in Antigua – Galley Bay Resort and Spa Review

Antigua, on the Eastern side of the Caribbean, is completely delightful. Not only do they have some of the friendliest people we have met on our travels, but they have 365 beaches; one for every day of the year. I guess I would be pretty friendly too if I had that many places to relax… Continue reading A Bed in Antigua – Galley Bay Resort and Spa Review

Indulge Spa at Galley Bay Resort and Spa, Antigua – A Review

Galley Bay Resort and Spa is a five star property on Antigua’s west coast. The whole place is dedicated to relaxation and rejuvenation but the absolute best place on the resort to be utterly spoilt is the Indulge Spa. Here you will find all kinds of treatment to pamper you from head to toe. We… Continue reading Indulge Spa at Galley Bay Resort and Spa, Antigua – A Review

Beyond the Port – Five Top Cruise Ports To Explore (By Land)

Have you ever been on a cruise? I am going to be honest, we haven’t. That is, unless you count a two day boat trip around Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, and the odd boaty border crossing. It has just never appealed. I can see the joys of travelling the Nile in Egypt or the… Continue reading Beyond the Port – Five Top Cruise Ports To Explore (By Land)

Virgin Atlantic – When Lightning Strikes – Flight VS65 LGW to MBJ

On 22nd March 2017, our Virgin Atlantic plane was hit by lightning, which was very normal. We returned to Gatwick, which was not. What happened? Is lightning dangerous? Will I finally get the right things out of the overhead locker!?

2017 – The Plan

In a change to our regularly scheduled programming: our plan for 2017. 2016 was a BIG year. Ignoring everything else that happened, Mr Fluskey and I finally got married after ten years together. It took up most of my time, most of my thoughts and most of our holiday days. This year, I am dragging… Continue reading 2017 – The Plan