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How To Plan A Road Trip

...Overview All of our American trips were planned and booked ourselves. Described below are the steps we followed to organise and plan our America 2004 trip. This was our second trip to America and we did a great job of planning it. The basic steps are… 1. Decide Where 2. Plan A Route 4. Flights and Car Hire 3. Hotels, Hostels, B&Bs 5. Excursions 6. Check The Bookings These plans are not made overnight,...
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America 2010

...Link 1 Kalispell None 1 East Glacier Park Village Link 1 Bozeman Link 3 Yellowstone National Park Link 2 Bozeman (Flight from Bozeman to Los Angeles) 4 Los Angeles Link 3 Las Vegas Link Details Seattle The first three nights of this holiday were spent in Seattle staying at the Grand Hyatt, which was a great hotel. While there we visited the Space Needle which was OK but a bit expensive and overrated. The observation...
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Alaska Cruise Tour

...from the airport into a taxi straight to the hotel. Early the next morning we were picked up by coach and taken to Banff, a hour and a half trip. Once checked into the Rimrock Resort Hotel we wandered around the hotel grounds, and made our way up to the Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola. The next day we were then taken to the Cave and Basin, a national historic site of Canada (Link), where there...
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America 2002

...get used to the time-zone and learn to drive on the wrong side of the road. We did all the usual tourist stuff, the Hollywood sign, the Walk of Fame, Disney. After a week, we drove north up the Route 101 to San Luis Obispo and stayed there for 1 night. We didn’t really see much, but did eat in a really nice Italian restaurant. In the morning, we drove up the Route 1 –...
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Toronto, Canada

...see and do, including boating and cycling. There is even an amusement park. Other places we visited were the City Hall and the Harbourfront and we also spent a lot of time walking the many miles of underground walkway below Toronto. Niagara Falls After our time in Toronto, we were transferred by shuttle to Niagara Falls where we spent a further two nights staying at the Sheraton on the Falls. We spent quite a bit...
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America 2004

...family for a few days. During our time in Los Angeles, we did some exploring, visited Universal Studios and spent time with family. After a few days in the Los Angeles area, we headed east along the I15 towards Las Vegas before turning north to Death Valley before reaching Las Vegas. We spent one night at the amazing Furnace Creek Inn in Death Valley where the daytime temperature was in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit....
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Travel Locations

Section Links This is a quick list of links for this section... Alcatraz Island...
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About This Site

...Introduction As you can see from the right hand menu, this blog is organised into the types of holidays we do. Here is a quick break down of each section… Cruises We cruise with Royal Caribbean. We believe that everyone should try a cruise at least once. It’s a great experience, and not as expensive as you may think. Go for a short 3 or 4 night trip and see what you think –...
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Cork, Ireland

...View Wikipedia Article Overview Date: Aug 2008 Details After our trip to Alaska, we discovered that we quite enjoy cruising so we decided to book a short four night cruise to Cork, Ireland for the UK’s August bank holiday weekend. The ship that we sailed on was the Independence Of The Seas which holds in excess of 4000 guests and 1300 crew. It was huge. The ship was much bigger and had far more...
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Kitzbühel, Austria

...View Wikipedia Article Overview Date: Sep 2000 Please note, this holiday was over 10 years ago, so things may have changed. This was our very first foreign holiday together, and also our Honeymoon. This started the travel-bug that we have today, and made us appreciate the rest of the world. This holiday was booked though Crystals’ Lakes And Mountains. We stayed at the wonderful Alpen Hotel. This hotel sits right on the edge of...
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Alcatraz Island

...View Wikipedia Article Overview When I visit somewhere, I am not one of those people that use the pre-recorded listening devices. I hate them. However, you must get one when you visit Alcatraz. The commentary is done by the former inmates and tells the story of the island and the prison. The boats leave from Pier 33 every 30 minutes or so (from memory) any don’t take long to get to the island. Once...
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next-episode.net

...I have been using this site since the early beginnings – early 2006. Once registered, it allows users to track when their favourite TV show is airing and whether or not you’ve seen a particular episode. They have a great bunch of friendly regulars, and even sports a great live chat system. They also have an iPhone/iPod Touch app too that links to the site. Check it out....
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Munich, Germany

...around the food market at Dreifaltigkeitsplatz in order to sample the local food. Then, for the rest of the day, we explored the city centre. On the second day, we spent the whole time visiting the Deutsches Museum which was very interesting and very big. Even though we spent the whole day there, we still never got round all of the exhibits but we really enjoyed what we did get to see. On the final...
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About Us

...We don’t do boring holidays. Our holidays are not for people who like to go to the same hotel year-in-year-out and just sit on a beach all day reading books. We can do that at home. We like two main types of holidays… Cruises These are like package holidays in that everything is included. However with a cruise, the hotel moves about various locations and allows you to visit lots of different places...
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Dublin, Ireland

...View Wikipedia Article Overview Date: April 2008 Dublin is the largest city of Ireland, it is also the capital. We just visited for the weekend. First we went to see the famous Guinness Storehouse. Wandering around the building, you get a sense of the size of it. There isn’t a formal tour, but everyone follows the same path around the museum. There are various displays and boards, all very informative and interesting. Next we...
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Image Gallery

...Overview This is a flash-based (HTML also available) interactive slide show of all our images from everywhere we’ve been. Click the image on the right to visit the image gallery…...
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Location Map

...Overview This is an interactive Google map has three types of markers. Places we have been too : This is a complete list of places around the world that we have been too. Places we want to visit : This is a small section of places we are looking to visit in the future. It is not a complete list and will be added to in the future. Places we have currently planned :...
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Site Map

...This is a list of all the pages on this blog… About Us About This Site Contact Us Image Gallery Location Map Cruises Alaska Cruise Tour Cork, Ireland Other Holidays Dublin, Ireland Kitzbühel, Austria Munich, Germany Toronto, Canada Road Trips How To Plan A Road Trip America America 2002 America 2004 America 2010 Travel Locations Alcatraz Island...
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