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One last beach day in Antigua {Caribbean cruise diaries #4}

Despite the best intentions – including buying a specific Caribbean cruise travel book – the extent of my Caribbean research amounted to scrolling through Instagram using various hashtags, and getting lost in other people’s photos. My searches for Antigua brought up hundreds of tiny squares showing beautiful beaches and people enjoying coconut drinks in the Read More

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May Day bank holiday events in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire and Swansea

Here’s a round-up of May Day bank holiday events in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire and Swansea. Let’s hope the sun comes out as forecast and we can enjoy the weekend outside! What’s on in Carmarthenshire: Celebrity Dusty Duck Trail, WWT Llanelli Saturday, May 5 – Sunday, June 3, Llanelli Wetland Centre. Free after entry cost. The celebrity-designed Read More

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Mothers’ Day on the beach in St Lucia {Caribbean cruise diary #2}

BRIGHT blue water, white sand and palm trees. The beach at St Lucia was almost stereotypically beautiful. It was exactly what I’d hoped for… And what we needed, having been up for three-and-a-half hours by the time the Azura docked at Castries Harbour at 8am (plus the 22 hour day travelling to Barbados the day Read More

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Long haul flight to Barbados with children {Caribbean cruise diary #1}

SITTING on the beach in St Lucia watching the waves crash onto the white sand just six weeks after booking a Caribbean cruise was a proper pinch yourself to believe it moment. We hadn’t really thought about this year’s holiday until New Year’s Day, when we had some news that just made us want to make Read More

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February 2018 half term events in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire

It’s almost half term already … how did that happen?! There’s plenty of half term events in Llanelli and further afield in Carmarthenshire and Swansea to keep you busy through the week – even if it rains (as it probably will). Take your pick from film shows, bird watching and even keeping the beach at Read More