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Re: Holidays

Post by PTAO? » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:36 pm

Colback's Orange Tufts wrote:Went to Brighton this weekend. Very cold.

Bit of an odd vibe as everyone staying inside in the cold. Brighton feels like if you got Blackpool, dressed everyone as a hippie and spend lots of money restoring buildings to their former glory
I used to live there and I'm in no hurry to ever go back.

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Re: Holidays

Post by NilandoGman » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:18 pm

Colback's Orange Tufts wrote:Went to Brighton this weekend. Very cold.

Bit of an odd vibe as everyone staying inside in the cold. Brighton feels like if you got Blackpool, dressed everyone as a hippie and spend lots of money restoring buildings to their former glory
I really enjoy Brighton, although it probably depends on why you're going. Good for a sesh and the people are nice enough I found, please the sea front is lovely.

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:46 pm

Any recommendations for hotels close to Heathrow with parking?
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Re: Holidays

Post by overseasTOON » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:10 pm

Bodacious Benny wrote:Any recommendations for hotels close to Heathrow with parking?
The Renaissance on Bath Road

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Post by Bodacious Benny » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:11 pm

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Bodacious Benny wrote:Any recommendations for hotels close to Heathrow with parking?
The Renaissance on Bath Road
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Cheers, will have a look.
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Post by biggeordiedave » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:12 pm

Weird. I was just watching the episode of Luther where they end up at the Renaissance hotel last night.
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Re: Holidays

Post by PTAO? » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:12 pm

Bodacious Benny wrote:Any recommendations for hotels close to Heathrow with parking?
The Sofitel at Terminal 5 is decent.

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Re: Holidays

Post by overseasTOON » Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:54 pm

Finally had the confirmation of wedding dates in Singapore and it's mid December so I've booked the flights and now we'll be spending the Christmas period in SE Asia.

Couldn't see the point of flying all that way to leave a few days before Xmas so arranged to use Singapore as a hub and traverse a few countries and make that the main family present.

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Re: Holidays

Post by jcgrumbles » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:14 am

I hate you all,im going to pately bridge for a week...

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Re: Holidays

Post by Colback's Orange Tufts » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:21 am

I'm going to the Isle of Skye in April. Not sure why really. It'll be cold
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Re: Holidays

Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:24 am

Colback's Orange Tufts wrote:I'm going to the Isle of Skye in April. Not sure why really. It'll be cold
Sounds great to me <ok>
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Re: Holidays

Post by seatonsluicetoon » Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:06 pm

Going to Grenada in May. Not brilliantly off so it’s the only holiday we’ve had in a while and it’s only a four day one. Still, really looking forward to it. We have a hire car and it’s just bed a breakfast as we like to explore and we’re very food-centric. I gather Grenada is one of the last bastions of proper tapas with every drink so really hoping that’s true.

Any recommendations of things to do and places to go very welcome.
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Re: Holidays

Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:32 pm

Never been but bet it's great <cheers>
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Re: Holidays

Post by overseasTOON » Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:52 pm

Only thing I know about Grenada is that the Americans invaded it back in the early 80s for spurious reasons.

Hope you have a great time!

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Re: Holidays

Post by seatonsluicetoon » Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:50 pm

I’ve realised I’ve misspelt Granada there. So I’m not going to Grenada in the Caribbean, I’m going to Granada in Spain. Hopefully you got that from the reference to tapas.
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Re: Holidays

Post by overseasTOON » Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:25 pm

Granada is great.

A heck of a lot to do and see and taste. You've got to see the Alhambra and we'll as get lost in the Arab quarter and as you've got a car, head up into the national park.

Highly recommend tasting the Sacromonte tortilla when there. The food is rustic, authentic to local ingredients and very filling.

You'll have a great time.

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Re: Holidays

Post by Micky Quim » Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:36 pm

Just booked 5 days in Alicante in April for a bit of sun and tapas. Going to Corfu in June, then Ibiza in September for a wild one. My wife is taking me somewhere in October for my 40th - Im secretly hoping its up her arse

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Re: Holidays

Post by ALF » Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:52 pm

Micky Quim wrote:Just booked 5 days in Alicante in April for a bit of sun and tapas. Going to Corfu in June, then Ibiza in September for a wild one. My wife is taking me somewhere in October for my 40th - Im secretly hoping its up her arse
Close, she's actually taking you up the arse!

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Re: Holidays

Post by Micky Quim » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:47 am

ALF wrote:
Micky Quim wrote:Just booked 5 days in Alicante in April for a bit of sun and tapas. Going to Corfu in June, then Ibiza in September for a wild one. My wife is taking me somewhere in October for my 40th - Im secretly hoping its up her arse
Close, she's actually taking you up the arse!
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Re: Holidays

Post by Colback's Orange Tufts » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:03 pm

Any recommendations for skye?

Definitely going to Talisker distillery...
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