Benidorm; should you go? March 5th 2018 Benidorm in winter.
It’s the ugly sister of Torremolinos and I still have nightmares about that place. Blackpool comedians, with no sense of irony, have made a punchline out of Benidorm for decades. OK, it was never on my bucket list with Botswana or the Maldives. However, as ever, the offer of some cheap flights changed my mind. I decided I wanted to go to see if it was as bad as I imag ... read more
Europe » Spain » Valencian Community » Benidorm Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
Work colleagues and friends used to ask if I'm a secret millionaire, the truth is we live in a modest house, buy cheap cars and don't spend our money on 'stuff'. There's no pockets in a shroud, we want memories to grow old with, not things. Some of the holidays are quite flashy and pricey, but most aren't as we take advantage of cheap flights. We look for bargains on booking.com and, if the weather's nice enough, we camp in the UK in summer. The aim of this blog is to share anecdotes from our trips and ideas about destinations. I hope you like it and thanks for looking.... full info