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Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha

Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa-Al Waha

Our first trip to Oman didn’t get off to the best of starts: beware that getting through customs at the airport is a SLOW process. After a 6.5 hour flight from London to Dubai, 2 hour stop-over in Dubai and a further 45 minute flight into Oman, we were understandably tired and very keen to get to our hotel so the delay at customs was completely unexpected and stretched my patience to its very limit! Hardly the hotel’s fault but…

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Thomson Sensatori Resort Crete

Thomson Sensatori Resort Crete

Towards the end of October there are relatively few destinations close at hand for British tourists looking for those last rays of warm sun before the realities of winter are too close to ignore. Deciding to return to Crete where I had enjoyed several family holidays as a young teenager, my wife and I spotted a bargain¬†on Thomson’s website, staying at the luxury 5* Sensatori Resort Crete for 10 days on a full-board basis for a little under ¬£700 each….

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