Searching for Hampshire’s New York City’s best burger at: Bareburger, Manhattan [review]

OK. This burger restaurant definitely isn’t in Hampshire.

However, I couldn’t visit the probable home of the hamburger and not eat one.

So eat one I did at Bareburger on West 57th Street in Manhattan, New York, not too far from Times Square.

Bareburger opened its first restaurant in 2009. It’s now in 21 locations across New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, New Jersey, Ohio and Connecticut.… Read more

How to spend 48 hours in Valencia on a modest budget

Last summer, Tiff and I took a short mid-week city break in Spain.

Initially we were tempted to go to Barcelona or Madrid. But, after a bit of research, we decided to give Valencia – Spain’s third biggest city – a go.

Like Barcelona, Valencia is on the country’s east coast. It’s not far from the popular resorts of Alicante and Benidorm.… Read more

What does an Easyjet booking reference look like?

You’ll need a booking reference number when you fly with Easyjet. However, it’s not always easy to identify. This post explains what to look out for so you can check in and log in to the Easyjet website.

Since I published my post on flying to Valencia with Easyjet, which mentioned the issues I had with my booking reference, a few people have emailed me to ask for my help on what an Easyjet booking reference should look like.… Read more

Hiring a caravan at Trevella Holiday Park, Crantock, Cornwall [review]

What’s your claim to fame?

Have you been on local TV news? Maybe you’re related to a pop singer or played youth football with a premier league star?

Mine? It’s not that great…

When I was six years’ old, I was featured in a campsite holiday brochure. I was sat with my family on a bench outside the cafe with a tray of chips in front of me, crying my little eyes out.… Read more

Lunch at Salty’s seafood restaurant, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight [review]

I don’t have many things in common with Homer Simpson. However, there is one similarity I do have with the head of America’s most dysfunctional family – we both love seafood.

Unlike Homer, I’m happy to report that I’ve never been dragged kicking and screaming from an all-you-can-eat seafood restaurant (“That man ate our shrimp! And two plastic lobsters…!”). But, I’ll often opt for something fishy if it’s on the menu in a pub or restaurant, especially if we’re by the sea.… Read more