Travel Blogs from Blackpool
School's out, work is on pause and the cottage industry is closed for Christmas. It's finally here after months of waiting and we're all beside ourselves with excitement.
The bags are packed (with space to spare thanks to Annette's frugal choice of clothes) and we have even managed to find room for Ellie much to Esther's relief.
We've got so many exciting new experiences ahead of us crammed into a 7 week trip. South East Asia here we come!
... of calm. Malc upstairs going through his collection of sunglasses, probably, Dan playing with his camera, Catherine buttering her toast... As I had come in like a ninja, due to my martial arts background, I met Daniel in the front room and shared my stress for "running late"... Thankfully calmness was not broken, Dan was a little bewildered, and like a true bug brother reassured me that we had plenty of time. We loaded up the car and now on our way to the big ...
... trip, where the focus was on centuries-old past, here we were revisiting our memories.
Of course, the Beatles are still a huge industry and the museum is just one of several Beatles-themed sites around Liverpool. It was reminiscent of our trip to Nashville, where we were immersed in all things Elvis. Thus, we also visited The Cavern, where they played as young lads and made their chops. It still has live Beatles cover bands every night. We both ...
... which was quite interesting. The Liverpool accent is something you need to hear first hand it's bizarre throw in booze and you might as well be listening to another language. Went back to the local haunt for a few warm ups and a couple of games of pool. We then ended up at the cock and bottle. The owner lady heard my accent and then went on to introduce us to everyone then got me to sing men at work's land down under on ...
... from Southport and is a port town where a lot of English people vacation. It is a nice little town, but it is mostly shops. And since it was raining, we didn't go into any shops.
For tea, Edith made me extremely happy. We talked, chopped, and cooked dinner together on her new cooker. I missed cooking my own food since all of my meals were eating out or getting takeaway. This was such a treat!!! Together (well mostly Edith) we made spaghetti bolognese ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Minotel Lucena Blackpool
Other places to stay in Blackpool
North Promenade Sea Front, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $103
- Just fine
- A fabulous hotel
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Needs a Changing Rooms makeover
- Value for Money ....... If that's what you want!
- Always wanted to stay in a castle
North Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Never again!!
- Some problems
- Cant wait to go back
Princess Parade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $51
- ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE WARNING DO NOT STAY HERE !
- Grand Metrople Hotel Blackpool Review
East Park Drive, Blackpool | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Small Rooms, Uncomfortably warm
- Don't fall for the golf course
- 4 Star? No Way!
Clifton Drive/Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Okay but some problems
- Haven't seen better! Immaculate
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Fan of the cliffs
- 18 carat
270 North Promenade , Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $51
- Steer clear
- Out of the tacky bit!
- £20.00 a night - can't complain
14 - 20 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $79
663 - 671 New South Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Nice Hotel
- Don't get a room near the elevator!
- Classy place to stay
250 - 262 North Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $91
- Great weekend
- Just awful.
- Lovely break
320 - 324 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $77
- Absolutely awful
- You couldnt make it up
- Never go there!!!!
240 - 244 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $71
282 North Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $96
24 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $55
479 South Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $92
48 - 52 Queens Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $106
58 / 66 Charnley Road, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $70
467 - 469 South Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $100
308 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $105
206 - 214 North Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $46
106 - 110 Hornby Road, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $72
Seasiders Way, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $122
Whitehills Park, Preston New Road , Blackpool | Hotelfrom $76