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Forum: UK Holiday Planning 29 Oct 20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Gunna
Mobile We are in Suffolk for a few days at the minute...

We are in Suffolk for a few days at the minute. Would definitely recommend Aldeburgh. Lovely walk to Thorpeness and the smoked fish we bought in Aldeburgh was delicious.

Off to Southwold tomorrow...
Forum: General Trip Reports 27 Oct 20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,648
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Itís an amazing city and we really enjoyed our...

Itís an amazing city and we really enjoyed our break, have a great time.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Ours son is in Birmingham (tier 2) and we are...

Ours son is in Birmingham (tier 2) and we are tier 1. Weíve got a weekend booked to see him in a couple of weeks.

From yesterdayís news weíve decided still to go but have spoken with him that we...
Forum: General Trip Planning 6 Sep 20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Gunna
Mobile We did AirBNB and stayed here ...

We did AirBNB and stayed here

https://abnb.me/gFJgTHsgz9

Great place and host- delicious bakery/coffee shop downstairs and five minute walk to the main square. We walked everywhere, itís a...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 31 Aug 20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Weíve just come back from a weekend in the Dales...

Weíve just come back from a weekend in the Dales - we stayed and ate here two nights.

http://thequeensarmslitton.co.uk/

Right off the beaten track and the food is amazing, the chips alone are...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Aug 20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Gunna
We went last June. Really great city but yes food...

We went last June. Really great city but yes food isnít cheap.

We bought the Copenhagen card which covered admission to lots of places and transport which we used lots. We stayed in a Cabinn...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Aug 20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Gunna
Mobile I had two booked through Hotels.com. I called...

I had two booked through Hotels.com. I called them and explained we couldnít travel and they refunded/cancelled the booking with no fees at all.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 6 Aug 20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Staycation - recommendations for a South Downs & Suffolk trip

Weíve postponed/cancelled three foreign trips this year and as cases seem to be fluctuating abroad we have decided to holiday in the UK. We have booked two Airbnbís. One on the south coast...
Forum: General Trip Planning 6 Aug 20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Gunna
Mobile We went to Pisa last February - we stayed in a...

We went to Pisa last February - we stayed in a small hotel called Ď7 Roomsí which is about 5 minutes walk from the tower. We just stayed one night before taking the train to Florence.

During the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jul 20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,548
Posted By Gunna
Like you we where due to go to China in October...

Like you we where due to go to China in October. We booked flights ourselves and a tour with Odynovo round China before we then went to Hong Kong.

Weíve decided to postpone to 2021. Our flights...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Jul 20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,189
Posted By Gunna
We went to Blackpool Pleasure Beach yesterday...

We went to Blackpool Pleasure Beach yesterday. They had organised it brilliantly with lots of measures in place and the staff were excellent.

Some of the guests there were not observing social...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jun 20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,332
Posted By Gunna
We had a trip booked to China for October - Since...

We had a trip booked to China for October - Since we had to start looking at our visa in August we decided to move to 2021. The tour company are happy to move it - and give us a discount and Virgin...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 May 20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Gunna
My son is due to go to Birmingham this year to...

My son is due to go to Birmingham this year to start his maths degree. He had an attainment offer so should be fine with what he was predicted to get with the assessed grades hopefully. Iím not sure...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 May 20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Gunna
Mobile We do one each week with our family and take in...

We do one each week with our family and take in turns to host.

Weíve done

- Treasure Hunts,
- a generation game conveyor belt with one person recording a video of it then sharing, giving you...
Forum: Positivity Forum 29 Apr 20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Iím reading a lot more too. Got out of the habit...

Iím reading a lot more too. Got out of the habit of it a few years back and last year set myself a challenge to read a book a month and this year upped it to 25. On to my 15th already and itís been...
Forum: Positivity Forum 19 Apr 20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Gunna
Mobile https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/55769/b234e9f...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/55769/b234e9f68f4f23.jpg

This is one weíve got round to now.

We bought the map online and the lockdown has given us chance to pick though lots of our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Apr 20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,818
Posted By Gunna
Ours has gone up a bit as we are buying more...

Ours has gone up a bit as we are buying more extra bits and treats, we are shopping for 4 other houses too (our parents, sister in law and relative whoís self isolating) so we both go while observing...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Apr 20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Gunna
I moved from SQL to NPB mainly because of the...

I moved from SQL to NPB mainly because of the refit. We did add an extra night and have never stayed at NPB before. We did look at the Marvel hotel which was about £500 more for us too. Asked my son...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Apr 20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By Gunna
I rang 0800 169 0737, took over an hour to get...

I rang 0800 169 0737, took over an hour to get through but they were helpful once I did. Hope you get sorted out
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Apr 20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By Gunna
I used this one 0800 169 0737, I was waiting...

I used this one 0800 169 0737, I was waiting about 70 minutes to speak to someone but they were very helpful when I got through.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,846
Posted By Gunna
Mobile We were due to be there early July. We moved it...

We were due to be there early July. We moved it yesterday until July 2021. I couldnít see it being open partially or at all so felt it best to give things chance to hopefully settle down.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Apr 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By Gunna
Mobile I got hold of them yesterday and moved our July...

I got hold of them yesterday and moved our July 2020 booking to July 2021. I had to pay a small admin fee but we could move and take advantage of the early booking offer for next summer which gave us...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Apr 20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Iím just contacting them now to look at moving...

Iím just contacting them now to look at moving mine from July this year to July 2021. On the back of what was announced by President Macron recently Iíve made the decision to change it as I donít...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Apr 20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 492
Posted By Gunna
Itís on the metro route so easy to get too, we...

Itís on the metro route so easy to get too, we only took a cab as we had 3 large cases and thought that would be easier. Itís central and easy to reach.
Forum: Positivity Forum 11 Apr 20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By Gunna
Mobile https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/55769/fde512e...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/55769/fde512e8ce27a5.jpg

Mine would be this of my mum when we went in 2016 as a family group. Sheíd never been to Disneyworld before and loves Donald who she...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Apr 20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 492
Posted By Gunna
When we did ours a few years back we collected at...

When we did ours a few years back we collected at Union Station. We grabbed a cab there and then drove out from DC to Williamsburg.
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Apr 20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Really was a special place to visit. Weíve...

Really was a special place to visit. Weíve certainly for the last few years have always done things independently when travelling but having done Jordan with a private tour felt this was a great way...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Apr 20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Gunna
Iím booked for October for China. Weíve got...

Iím booked for October for China. Weíve got flights with VA , a tour through a company called Odynovo round China and then we head to Hong Kong. Odynovo has sorted all our mainland China bookings so...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 30 Mar 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Gunna
Donít know how far in advance you want to look...

Donít know how far in advance you want to look but there are offers on at the minute for summer 2021,

We are not due to go until early July but looking at alternatives in case we need or decide...
Forum: Positivity Forum 28 Mar 20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By Gunna
I love Northumberland, Scottish Highlands,...

I love Northumberland, Scottish Highlands, Cornwall, Northern Ireland, so many great places in the UK.

We were talking this morning that if we canít do our trips abroad this year then,...
Forum: Positivity Forum 17 Mar 20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,032
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Trying to learn Mandarin, if things settle we are...

Trying to learn Mandarin, if things settle we are off to China October if not this year it will wait until next which will give me plenty more time to learn. Itís not easy but Iím able to say Ďmy...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Mar 20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,790
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Been having a read of this and a bit confused. ...

Been having a read of this and a bit confused.

I take various tablets for a heart condition and have the flu jab every year, I was also given the pneumonia one recently too. When Iíve looked at...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Mar 20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Gunna
I use meet and greet booked via Quidco - itís...

I use meet and greet booked via Quidco - itís easy just drop at the terminal car park, head in and call as you get back, car usually there in 5/10 minutes if not waiting for you
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 3 Mar 20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Gunna
Mobile We are booked to go to China in October which I...

We are booked to go to China in October which I know is a way off and there are lots of people on here who are due to travel a lot sooner to various locations. A friend of mine has already cancelled...
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Feb 20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Gunna
Mobile Jordan will always be one of my travelling...

Jordan will always be one of my travelling highlights - certainly didnít disappoint, the sights where amazing. We only really scratched the surface and definitely need to head back to see some more.
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Feb 20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Gunna
Mobile You can easily fill a couple of days in Petra...

You can easily fill a couple of days in Petra. Lots of walking and sights to see, it was a definite highlight of the trip.

I certainly would recommend Jordan and Petra as a place to visit.
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Feb 20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Gunna
Mobile I loved the dessert, we where offered another...

I loved the dessert, we where offered another plate full and declined but could of easily eaten more.

Khaled was so good, I do think without him we certainly wouldnít have seen and enjoyed it so...
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Feb 20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Gunna
Mobile The food in Jordan was really good, the best...

The food in Jordan was really good, the best hummus Iíve ever had.
Forum: Indexes 10 Feb 20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Gunna
Jordan & Petra February 2020

Here's the Index for our recent trip to Jordan with the links to the relevant days.

Pre-trip report (https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1120238)
1st February - Travel Day...
Forum: General Trip Reports 10 Feb 20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Gunna
Thank you so much for the feedback and I hope you...

Thank you so much for the feedback and I hope you feel better soon.

It is a place Iíve wanted to visit for a long time and it didnít disappoint at all. Think it will always be one of my...
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