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Accor Hotels … Accor PLUS! Quick overview, scroll down if you’re after the details… We love the Accor Hotels brand, from luxury to economy, you’ll find the properties spread across 92 countries, over 3,400 hotels and what we love most, is that the brand is consistent. It doesn’t matter whether you book a hotel in London, Budapest, Morocco or Australia, you’ll find the brand true to its name. Being loyal to a… Read More

On our long weekend trip to Kiama on the South Coast of New South Wales, we made sure we stopped in to Bombo Quarry. This would probably be one of my favourite stops on our trip to Kiama. Bombo Quarry is located a little south of Cathedral Rocks. Going back around 70 years, Bombo Quarry was once an active quarry but today is one of Australia’s most famous seascape locations. Getting to… Read More

While we were staying at Kiama, on the South Cost of New South Wales, we stopped by Cathedral Rocks to see what all the fuss was about. Located around 4km north of Kiama, you will find Cathedral Rocks, an awesome rugged coastal rock formation. After doing plenty of research, we decided on a very early start and get there for sunrise. Getting to Cathedral Rocks: Cathedral Rocks is around a 1.5 hour drive… Read More

Located 120km south of Sydney, nestled in the Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia is the gorgeous village of Kiama. One of the main tourist attractions is the Kiama Blowhole, but there is so much more to this gorgeous little town than the blowhole! The village, located on the coast has a few surfing beaches, caravan parks, a little restaurants and within a short drive other popular tourist attractions such as the little… Read More

Hotel:  The Sebel Kiama Harbourside Location:  Kiama, New South Wales – Australia Room:  Deluxe Room 1 King Bed Harbour View Perfect for: Beach holiday & Relaxing weekend stay Category:  Contemporary, 4.5 star When deciding on where to stay in Kiama, we came across the Sebel Kiama Harbourside which was perfect for us as we’re platinum Le Club members at AccorHotels. The hotel is perfectly situated in Kiama, on the harbour and within walking distance to the… Read More

A visit to Sydney is not complete without a stop off at The Lord Nelson Brewery, Sydney’s oldest continually licensed hotel, established in 1841. Located in the Rocks (Sydney’s historic precinct) you can’t get a more appropriate area to house the pub. After living in London for two years, sitting in The Lord Nelson made us feel a little nostalgic… it was a rainy day, the trees had lost their leaves, the… Read More

Surrounded by mountains and incredible local culture, it is quite easy to see why Lake Como (or Lago di Como as the locals call it) has become one of Italy’s most popular holiday destinations. At just over an hour drive north of Milan, Lake Como has many things on offer and is a perfect way to spend a long weekend. We visited Lake Como in early September and the weather was spectacular…. Read More

If turquoise water, sandy beaches and rock cliffs are up your alley, then Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura is certainly the place for you! Day 6 of our Sardinia holiday is where we stumbled across our favourite beach in all of Sardinia!  Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura! It is located on the very tip of Sardinia and about an hour drive north from Olbia.  It was certain to us, we had… Read More

Some of the most amazing beaches in Sardinia are located on the east coast, along the National Park, which in Italian is called Parco nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu. The only down side is that these beaches are only accessible by boat which meant leaving our little hire car at the hotel and jumping on a boat! However it makes for an awesome day and not to mention, the… Read More

You can’t visit Italy without a trip to the Amalfi Coast.  It is a 50km stretch of coastline on the south eastern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula. It is an extremely popular holiday destination and is famous for its sheer cliffs, rugged coastline, small beaches and pastel coloured houses built in to the mountains. These are our top 10 things to see and do on the Amalfi Coast. 10: Visit Sorrento and… Read More