Welcome to my Travel Journal

This is where I share my travel tips, experiences, news and day to day office life. Take a look and let me know if anything catches your eye.

Some last minute availability at two stunning adjacent (6 & 8 bedroom) houses opposite the White Eagle Pub and short walk to beach in Rhoscolyn, Anglesey;

Cil y Gwynt (sleeps 16) - up to 7 nights available between 2nd - 9th July 2021
2 Nights - (Fri-Sun)
5 Nights - (Sun-Fri)
7 Nights - (Fri-Fri)

Llain y Brenin (sleeps 12) - up to 5 nights available between 4th - 9th July 2021
5 Nights

Rates on enquiry.

I can help with booking but see @littlefishescapes & www.littlefishanglesey.com for full details and images.
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Happy Father's Day @mackleyt

Sorry I was out last night and for breakfast and card was a bit late 🙈

Treat dinner incoming tonight 😋

#bestdad
#patienceofasaint
#fathersday
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What a beautiful evening. Cheers 🍹 ...

Thank you for a delicious lunch in your beautiful home @annabeljanegriffin @lepetitmondeltd

Can't wait to start booking your gorgeous hotels for all of my clients who are keen to getaway as soon as travel opens up.

#englishcountrygarden
#tarporley
#lepetitmonde
#travelagents
#ladieswholunch
#alfrescolunch
#lunchalfresco
#saladdays
#healthylunch
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Really missing amazing hotel breakfasts from my travels but thanks to our @vonshef_uk waffle maker, these beauties are a doddle 👌 ...

Summer ready for tonight's opening of @izakayalounge Chester thanks to fabulous hands and feet by @jadorenaillounge Hoole.

Bargain mock crock sandals from @homebargains - so comfy but will brave heels tonight 😬
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The Caribbean has always been popular for winter sun and it's one of my favourite destinations - you can't beat a cold beer on the beach with a bit of background reggae!

It's great to see clients looking forward and booking great hotels like @curtain_bluff for later this year.

This luxury, all inclusive property boats two beaches, action packed activities from tennis to water sports, state of the art spa and gym, outstanding dining including one of the best wine cellars in the Caribbean PLUS all rooms have stunning sea views.
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The fate of our summer holidays is still unknown until the next government update later this month.

I have been in touch with everyone due to travel in July and August to discuss options and delay balances where possible.

Some people are still keen to travel to Amber destinations if they can quarantine on return but for others it's just not practical, in which case we can amend or cancel.

I won't be taking any new bookings for July and August until we have a definite Green light but many people are still booking with low deposits and flexible terms for later this year and next. Let's face it, we all need something to look forward to!

One lucky couple hope to be jetting off to the fabulous all inclusive lifestyle resort, IKOS Dassia Corfu in September.

Let's hope things are looking better by then 🙏
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On a more positive note than my last post, plenty of people are getting dreamy holidays booked in for later this year with low deposits and flexible terms, including a fab couple headed for @kanuhuramaldives in November 😊 ...

Catching the last of the sun with a large G&T and @condenasttraveller before kids go back and getting work head back on to handle the inevitable holiday changes and cancellations following the recent blow to summer travel 😭 ...

Should have called him velcro! ...

Early morning beach walk followed by this amazing brekkie @llanbedrogbeachbar 😋 ...

Amazing how much better blue skies and sunshine make you feel after a very long winter, chilly Spring and A LOT of rain 🌞 ...

Holly was chuffed to received a Top Chef wooden spoon after trying a couple of recipes from @cheftomkerridge & @marcusrashford 's @fulltimemeals

We are looking forward to recording us cooking this weekend, to be used as part of the marketing campaign to get families cooking and eating affordable, healthy meals together ❤

P.S. Puppy borrowed!
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Transported from rainy Shropshire to Greece at lunch with @lisagroometravel & @vb_private_travel today.

Thank you Victoria, so yummy! 😘

#theprivatetravelcollection
#privatetravel
#travelladies
#luxurytravel
#independenttravelagents
#supportsmallbusiness
#workinglunch
#greeksalad
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How stunning is this bespoke mural by @florencesuperart at Abersoch's hot new dining venue @thepottedlobster_abersoch opening mid June.

@jojobradleyinteriors have been working hard on the interior design scheme to bring something fresh and stylish to the Llyn Peninsula.

We can't wait to check it out in person.

The menu sounds amazing! 🦂🐙🦂
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If this isn't the dream set up over @peligoni I don't know what is.

Oh to be heading back here with my best guys and gals @chewitt261 @hughit @lestroismazots @schueyandsenna and all the kids.

Best holiday with the best people EVER 💙💙💙
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This would have been very apt today after being caught out in a hail, rain and thunder storm on my evening dog walk!

Check out @mabel_uk for some fab statement tee's and cosy sweats.

They have just added some great pieces to their Outlet Collection too.

#mymabel
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Lovely anniversary lunch, sheltering from the wind and showers, in the marquee at the Grosvenor Arms Aldford.

13 years married and I think nearly 20 together!

We both deserve a medal 🏅 especially after a year in and out of lockdown, home-schooling and no travel / holidays.
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So who's jumping on a plane to Portugal after the 17th May?

Yesterday's government announcement following the Global Travel Taskforce review wasn't quite a positive as we had hoped, with a very limited number of leisure destinations on the Green List, notably Portugal and Madeira.

The list will be reviewed every 3 weeks so let's hope more of our favourite summer destinations will move from Amber to Green before the summer 🤞🤞🤞
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