Athens, Greece Short Break

October 2014 We flew from Gatwick with Easyjet to Athens airport. It was an afternoon flight so we got good views of the landscape beneath us. However, we did not expect to see another Easyjet plane flying parallel to us at what seemed less than the regulation...

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Amsterdam, Netherlands Short Break

April 2014 Day One We flew to Amsterdam Schipol airport with EasyJet arriving around lunchtime. We then took the train from Schipol airport to Amsterdam City Centre. From there it as an easy bus journey to our hotel, the Westcord Art Hotel. After checking into...

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Belfast, Northern Ireland Short Break

This was a weekend trip taken in May 2012 . We travelled with EasyJet from London Gatwick to Belfast International. Upon arrival we collected our hire car and drove to the Premier Inn in Lisburn, a short drive away from Belfast city. We were very happy with th...

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Cuxac-Cabardes, France Short Break

This was a five day sort break taken in November 2011. We travelled with EasyJet from London Gatwick to Toulouse in France. Upon arrival we collected our hire car and then drove to the cottage we had rented in the village of Cuxac-Cabardes.   We spent our...

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Spain and Morocco Cruise

This cruise, taking in Majorca, Gibraltar, Casablanca, Agadir and Lanzarote was taken with Thomson Cruises in 2010. We flew with Thomson airlines to Palma, Majorca where we boarded our ship. We had arrived well before the ship was due to depart so we spent the...

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Rome, Italy, Vatican City Short Break

This was a weekend trip taken in November 2009. We flew to Rome International airport with EasyJet and took a taxi to our hotel. Day One We began our day in Rome with an open-topped bus tour. This was a great way to see all the sites and decide which places we...

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Krakow, Poland Short Break

This was a short break trip made in the Summer of 2009, book with www.escape2poland.com. We flew with Ryanair from Stansted to Krakow and then took a taxi to our hotel on the outskirts of Krakow. Day One Krakow City We had arrived quite late the previous night...

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Normandy D-Day Short Break

This was a short break taken in the summer of 2008. Day One – Omaha Beach, American Cemetery We took an early morning Channel Tunnel crossing from Ashford to Calais and then drove straight to Omaha Beach. The drive took longer than expected due to heavy ...

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The Algarve, Portugal Short Break

This was a week-long trip booked independently in July 2006. We flew from London Gatwick with Easyjet to Faro airport where we picked up a hire car. We had booked a two-bedroomed apartment at Balaia Sol Holiday Club for 7 nights. The apartment was a two hour d...

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Prague, Czechia Short Break

This was a short four day break taken in December 2018. Day One We flew from Gatwick, London to Prague with Easyjet arriving in Prague at 11.30am. We took the 119 bus to Divorka Sarka then the number 20 tram to Ujzed. After checking into our hotel, Ukrize, we ...

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