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Category: Places

Why My Mum Ran 3 Marathons This Year

Posted on November 27th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Travel Tales, Unsung Heroes. No Comments
Is she a bird? Is she a plane? No, it’s my mother, and apparently she’s got superpowers too. Her powers include running marathons, and defiantly crossing oceans on the Clipper RTW Yacht Race, among other things. Meet Joan Clancy. She answers to ‘Mum’, ‘Gran’, and even ‘Doctor’, in her capacity to make Accident & Emergency staff across the North of England tremble at just the mention of an impending visit.…

Manchester’s Newest Spa Hotel – The Midland

Posted on October 6th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, Manchester, Roaming Resources. No Comments
So you’re working hard to earn a living, putting in the hours week after week, and it’s about time you took a break. A holiday is out of the question, you just want a day off to relax and unwind. Maybe you’re coming to Manchester for a concert, for the Christmas markets, or maybe you live here – you lucky devil.…

The Best Acts of the Gibraltar Music Festival 2015

Posted on October 2nd, by Peter Parkorr in Gibraltar, Picture Perfect. No Comments
This year was the 4th edition of the Gibraltar Music Festival. It’s grown from a relatively small event in 2012, where the first festival goers watched Jessie J headlining and Ali Campbell from UB40, to a hugely impressive lineup for 2015. This year 15,000 people packed in to Victoria Stadium over 2 days for the festival beneath The Rock. They had some big household names across the 3 stages with plenty of popular upcoming bands and performers too.…

23 Photos That Will Make You Rethink Ios Island Greece

Posted on October 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Greece, Picture Perfect. 4 comments
Earlier this summer I travelled to Ios island, Greece, for my second visit to the country in a year. I flew in to Crete and took a short ferry north to Ios, which isn’t where they make the Apple software (iOS), believe it or not. Sitting in the Aegean Sea between Santorini and Naxos, Ios has a reputation for being a party island.…

How I like to travel and a Booking Now app review

Posted on August 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 3 comments
In this post I’m reviewing a new app from that is designed to help you book accommodation at the last-minute – because when I’m travelling, that’s exactly what I like to do. Depending how you like to travel, you’ll either love or hate the idea behind this… This app is designed purely for the spontaneous traveller – anyone who might need a room for today or tomorrow night at the drop of a hat!…