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Betty and Garry’s BIG European Vacation – Part 3

From Split we embarked on an 8 day cruise sailing the Dalmatian coast.  The aquamarine water was magical and each day we’d drop anchor and jump off the yacht into the crystal clear Adriatic.  Each night we docked at a different port of call – Markarska, Mjlet, Trstenik, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and Split.  Our experiences […]

3a Athens Changing of the Guard

Betty and Garry’s BIG European Vacation – Part 2

Viewing a breathtaking sunrise from a hot air balloon floating over Cappadocia in Central Turkey – tick that off the bucket list.  Cappadocia is famous for its “fairy chimneys” and homes carved into valley walls by troglodytes and later utilised by   – many of these caves are still lived in today.  Our hotel suite in […]

2a Istanbul Blue Mosque

Betty and Garry’s BIG European Vacation – Part 1

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” Like you, Michael Palin, I too am afflicted.  My remedy was to organise a trip to Europe, visiting some places on my list that I hadn’t yet ventured to. After […]

Amazing visit to Ireland and Chesterfield

Your son phones from Berlin and announces he has just gotten engaged and will be marrying in England in the northern summer. What to do? Contact Maverick Travel and begin planning a holiday around the wedding. That’s what to do. The wedding was to be held in Chesterfield, Derbyshire so Garry and I settled on […]

CLIA Masters and Cruise on Carnival Spirit by Martyn Chapman

I have just been lucky enough to have taken my Cruise Masters course on board Carnival Spirit with an 8-day cruise to the Pacific Islands. Poor old I had to work for 5 of my 8 days but I still got to see and use the facilities of the ship and so here are my […]

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