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Blog posts about travel, accommodation, airlines, cuisine, hospitality and other ‘ad-lib’ musings.

What to expect when travelling to Barbados during the COVID-19 pandemic

For many of us, travel during 2020 has been a no-go. With various restrictions, new rules and guidelines to consider, it’s more essential than ever to plan, review and adjust to a new way of living.

Barbados is a destination that I’ve wanted to visit for some time, I just hadn’t expected to do so during a pandemic. But nonetheless, after 10 months of no travel and a second UK lockdown, I decided to take the opportunity to venture abroad. There’s plenty of new guidelines to factor in, but it’s possible.

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experience Gambia at Hypolink Village

My friends and I arranged a last minute trip to The Gambia, seeking a getaway that would allow us to enjoy a winter sunshine break, with a hotel located close to the beach. Hypolink Village offered exactly what we needed.

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Preview night: Celebrating 250 years of legacy with Zippos Circus

Zippos Circus is celebrating 250 years of the circus and they’re going to tour to commemorate it. I was pleased to see that the Birmingham show was taking place just a short walk away from my home in the city. Continue reading Preview night: Celebrating 250 years of legacy with Zippos Circus

The Clink, Brixton: A unique dining experience in a category C prison

Led by The Clink Charity, this restaurant located inside HMP Brixton, a men’s prison, is offering a dining experience that promises to demonstrate change. Continue reading The Clink, Brixton: A unique dining experience in a category C prison