The Garden Route, from Cape Town to Pumba by Hallmark Travel’s client, Marion

By |2019-02-05T23:07:30+00:00February 5th, 2019|Africa, Holidays by our clients|

We had a wonderful time. Flights and transfers went very smoothly, although it is a long flight if you don’t sleep. We enjoyed Winchester Mansions, our hotel in Cape Town, and quickly felt at home. We didn't eat in the restaurant, but had several bar meals which were excellent, and the breakfast buffet was very [...]

What happens in Vegas … by Sally Cole

By |2018-11-27T22:44:58+00:00November 27th, 2018|Holidays by our clients|

I flew Virgin Atlantic to Las Vegas and although it was a long journey the hostesses were superb and treated us very well. I stayed in two hotels during my trip. My first was The Westgate. The first thing I saw as I walked in was all those shiny glitzy slot machines winking at me! [...]

Tell It Like It Is… why don’t you!

By |2018-02-09T11:15:57+00:00February 5th, 2018|Holidays by our clients|

We LOVE receiving your pictures and your stories about your holidays. Mostly it's always good, you had a great time, weather was great etc etc....but when this landed in our IN BOX, we read with amusement and laughter - hope you will appreciate it too..... Hi Jo, I'm very happy to tell you about my [...]

Route 66 – no Harley? – no problem! by Trish Elliott

By |2017-11-21T22:39:17+00:00November 20th, 2017|Holidays by our clients|

Route 66 has been on my bucket list for some time and finding myself without a Harley the sensible option was to join a tour. 15 days, 9 states (8 on Route 66 and a detour into Nevada for Las Vegas) from Chicago to Santa Monica Pier.  The best holiday! Our guide was Jim Conkle (Google [...]

A Week at Pollenca, Majorca by John and Jill Chisholm

By |2017-10-28T05:53:57+00:00June 21st, 2017|Holidays by our clients|

Hi Joanna We had a great holiday thank you. The hotel choice was great for us being adult only and as it was only one street back from the seafront the location was very good. We made good use of the half board eating at the hotel for breakfast and most evening meals. We thought [...]

Our Borneo Adventure – by Jonathan, Ruth, and Jaqui Elliott

By |2017-10-28T06:48:46+00:00June 1st, 2017|Asia, Holidays by our clients|

We have just returned from a magical adventure in Borneo, which started with BA upgrading us to First Class - WOW - how the other half lives! We flew to Kuala Lumpur to acclimatise for a couple of days.  This has changed beyond our recollection of 20+ years ago. After a couple of nights we boarded a flight to Sandakan [...]

Sorrento by Keith and Jo Visser

By |2017-10-28T06:49:58+00:00May 10th, 2017|Holidays by our clients|

We had a wonderful holiday – Jo’s birthday treat to remember. The Belair – what an excellent choice of Hotel!  As its name suggests it is in the “good air”. Although the hotel is on a busy road into Sorrento, the Belair is perfectly quiet as it is built into the cliff face below road level. The entrance is at [...]

Kerala – God’s Own Country by Brenda and Gordon Wilkinson

By |2017-10-28T06:54:38+00:00April 18th, 2017|Holidays by our clients|

We wondered quite what to expect when Charmaine suggested a homestay in Cochin. We need not have worried, the Francis Residence was lovely Mr Francis and his wife Rosie were charming and our room was beautiful. Cochin has been occupied by the Portuguese, Dutch and English and all have left their mark. The first afternoon we did a tour of [...]

Florence City Break by June Blaine

By |2017-06-12T14:24:40+00:00November 9th, 2016|Holidays by our clients|

View of Florence from the south of the river Arno which also runs on to Pisa and the Med                                       Florence must be the most elegant city we have visited so far. We had such a good time visiting the Art and [...]

Sofia City Break by Brenda Wilkinson

By |2018-05-15T10:16:43+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Europe, Holidays by our clients|

Looking for a City break that's a bit different? Why not try Bulgaria's beautiful capital Sofia, set at the foot of the Vitosha mountain.  We found prices to be very reasonable despite the recent devaluation of the pound.  We stayed at the Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel near to the main places of interest just a short walk from [...]