Monthly Archives: January 2016

Singapore – The last stop

The last three days of our holiday have been jamb packed with fun on Sentosa Island in Singapore. This place was pretty amazing and a perfect end to the trip. We stayed on the island previously with Ari in 2009 … Continue reading

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Malaysia – Johor Bahru – Legoland

Before going to Singapore we spent three nights in neighbouring Malaysia at the Legoland resort. We were not entirely sure whether this would be a hit, something so gimmicky could easily not be, but the Tripadviser reviews were right, this … Continue reading

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London – England

After leaving Portugal we had a few nights in London before we were to start the return journey home via Malaysia and Singapore. Tess and Skye had recovered from their tummy bug by the time we arrived but Ari was … Continue reading

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Portugal – We’ll have to come back.

So, with Tess confined mostly to bed or in someone’s arms in front of the fire, and with Ari and Skye starting to fade too, we did not get out and about the next couple of days, but we did … Continue reading

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Sintra – Pena National Palace

While we were in Sintra we were also taken to the Palácio Nacional da Pena which is on the top of a hill above the town. Apparently it can be seen from Lisbon on a clear day. This Palace is … Continue reading

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Sintra – Quinta da Regaleira

After having our fill of Portugese Tarts, we drove to Sintra where we were taken to the amazing gardens of Quinta da Regaleira. This place is almost indescribable, Wikipedia tries to describe it as follows: Quinta da Regaleira is an … Continue reading

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First Priority – Portugese Tarts

Everyone at home lucky enough to have tried them knows that Rute’s Portugese Tarts are amazing! They are known in Portugal as Pastéis de Natas. Rute and Filipe took us to the most renowned maker of these tarts and apparently … Continue reading

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