My friend turned 40 recently and as such decided to have a lads holiday in Benidorm, Spain. It has a reputation for being a mini-Britain and some see it as the homeland of smut and cheap alcohol. It had never been on my list, but it’s my friends’ birthday and we go where he says. My job is to find out if there is more to Benidorm than being a warm version of Skegness.
I’ve not long got back from a short break in Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, and thought it would be handy to make a quick guide of the do’s and don’t’s, complete with some mini reviews, so you know what to do in Lanzarote.
To some this place is merely a warmer Benidorm, to others it is a volcanic wonderland.
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#LaTomatina is it’s official name, and throwing tomatoes is the game, but is it any good? I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to review La Tomatina, which had been on my bucket list for over a decade! This classic festival dates back to a 1940’s feud and has grown exponentially ever since, but is it any good? Is it just a tourist trap now? So read on for a complete guide to La Tomatina, including everything you need to know and all the tips and tricks to maximise your time there.
Today is the day I left the UK for a few years. I hate goodbyes. Missing people is the worst part about travelling.
Before too long, I was £8 lighter and on my way to the adventure of a lifetime. I got swept up in the usual hordes of miserable folks on the underground, but it was fresh faced excitement for me. I nipped up around Leicester Square area and stumbled upon the ‘7 dials’ festival. It was good to see so many attendees, and I stayed to watch Ian Stone, a comedian I like. There was another famous guy hosting, but I’ve no clue who he is.