Things to do in Faro

Itinerary for a weekend in Faro Faro is a fantastic place to visit for a weekend break given its close proximity to the airport and there are more than enough things to see and do! Some ideas of how to fill a weekend in Faro are set out below. Half Day Trip around Ria Formosa…

Restaurants in Faro

Restaurants in Faro Take a look at my separate posts for my fantastic visit to Ria Formosa rooftop restaurant in Faro – http://hotelfaro.pt/ria-formosa-restaurant and Aperitivo http://www.aperitivobar.pt/ Some of the other restaurants I visited are here: O Castelo https://www.facebook.com/OCasteloCidadeVelha/ Based in the old town of Faro is the beautiful O Castelo, meaning the castle, with fantastic views of the…

Bars in Faro Portugal

BARS IN FARO Cosmopolitan Bar Hotel Faro http://hotelfaro.pt/ria-formosa-restaurant I do love a rooftop and I do love a panoramic view. So when I found out about the Cosmopolitan Bar on the rooftop of Hotel Faro, I just had to pay a visit. If you want to read about my visit to the restaurant on the…

Coco Bongo

Coco Bongo Playa Del Carmen When we told by our friends and family we were coming to Mexico, almost everyone told us to go to Coco Bongo. Given the glowing recommendations, and our penchant for a good night out, we couldn’t resist! Coco Bongo is a nightclub come theatre which hosts around 25 shows per…

Bars in Tulum

BARS IN TULUM Hemingways Cabanas http://www.hemingwaytulum.net/ South along the hotel zone road is Hemingways Cabanas. It was rather quiet when we arrived in the evening but it had some beautiful cabanas and seats on the beach which would be lovely during the day. A little pricier than some of the bars for a beer and…

Restaurants in Tulum

We visited a mixture of restaurants that were recommended in books and blogs I had read, as well as couple of Villas Geminis’ suggestions. Unico http://unicotulum.com/ Unico is on the main avenue in Tulum but make sure you don’t miss it as it is up on a mezzanine level but, don’t worry, it is well…

Things to do in Tulum Itinerary

Places to visit in Tulum for a 4 day itinerary We spent 4 days in Tulum in October and were slightly worried about the fact it was rainy season. However, apart from the odd heavy rain shower lasting 5/10 minutes, the sun then came back out which was perfect. Tulum is split into two areas…

Villa Geminis Hotel in Tulum

 HOTEL IN TULUM: Villas Geminis http://villasgeminis.com/ We stayed in downtown Tulum to be in the centre of everything and choose a boutique condo, Villa Geminis. A little tropical paradise hidden behind doors, Villa Geminis only has 12 rooms with stunning grounds of trees, flowers, fishes and hammocks by the pool area. We stayed in the…

Bars in Amsterdam

Bars in Amsterdam There are a ton of bars to choose from near the Red District. Given we were staying near the area, it is where we decided to spend most our evenings. Before we visited Casa Rosso we visited a couple of the bars on the Red Light District ‘strip’. Temple Bar is a…

Restaurants in Amsterdam

Set out below are a selection of the cafes and restaurants I visited in Amsterdam. Chez Georges http://www.chez-georges.nl/ons-menu.html If I was to recommend one restaurant in Amsterdam it would be Chez Georges, an intimate restaurant with only around 30 covers serving French cuisine. With a mezzanine area with only three tables, it felt special and…