Bella Torino!

Posted on Aug 6, 2007 in Travel | 2 comments

Palazzo Reale Duomo DC’s Excellent Italian Adventure AUGUSTA TAURINORUM When Hannibal’s Elephants came across the Alps in 213 BC this is where they came to and destroyed the town. In Torino they remember it as if it was yesterday, and to this day you won’t find elephants on the streets. Strategically located and surrounded on […]

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Useful Websites

Posted on Aug 6, 2007 in Travel | Comments Off on Useful Websites

I’m often asked for a list of useful websites so at last I’ve compiled the best 100 or so. I’ve kept the commentary to a minimum as it is long enough and website users generally know what they want and move on if they don’t see it! Apologies it is UK / Irish centric but […]

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Last Minute – Caveat Emptor!

Posted on Aug 6, 2007 in Travel | one comment

I sympathise with Matt Rudd http://travel.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/travel/your_say/article1901525.ece as experience has thought me to be careful with Lastminute. They have been advertising 5 Star Kos £299 on tube billboards at the moment. When you try to book this is only available at that price in the next 3 weeks and is subject to to a £39 fuel […]

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Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Posted on Aug 6, 2007 in Ireland | 2 comments

Radio Room Boeing B314 flying boat replica If you are heading to Adare in C. Limerick it is worth taking in a trip to Foynes on the Shannon Estuary to the Flying Boat Museum which is housed in the restored terminal building of the Trans Atlantic Flying Boat service which connected this sleepy port town […]

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Ibis Moussafir Marrakech

Posted on Aug 6, 2007 in Travel | Comments Off on Ibis Moussafir Marrakech

The full review is on Tripadvisor.com http://www.tripadvisor.com/members/daithai Ibis Moussafir Marrakech Avenue Hassan II | Place de la Gare, Marrakech 40000, Morocco Went down to Marrakech for the first time in December 2006 spurred on by Ryanair opening up from London Luton and being able to obtain a round trip for £37 including taxes – Since […]

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The Eagle On London

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

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Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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The Longest Day

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Bloomsday 2019

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My Old Man

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An Irish song for May Day!

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