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Spain vacay

We got back from Spain last weekend after a fabulous (but super quick) week there! It was so good just to be in our house again and even though we were whizzing around the place tidying up, buying light fittings, a trip to Ikea, hanging pictures, assembling book shelves and a lot of gardening thrown into the mix, we still managed to have a fun holiday. Marks Mum and her husband came out for a few nights and stayed in a nearby hotel. It was soo good to see them again and also actually having some 'quality' time together. Some lovely meals out and an afternoon chilling on the beach enjoying some tapas and San Miguel! The beautiful beach at Mil Palmeras and my cheesy grin! I'm loving these aztec hairbands I picked it up in one of the many Chinese shops for about a €1! Absolute bargain. You must excuse my fluffy hair, it was the day before my trip to the hairdressers! We also of course managed to squeeze in a spot of retail therapy. I must admit I was sli

Holiday Inn, Kiev

~ this post contains affiliate links ~ So, Marks just had a little business trip over to Kiev. I must admit when he first told me he had to go to the Ukraine I was a little worried, naturally. But all was fine. Kiev doesn't seem to have any problems at the moment, but I really don't want to get into that side of things, because I really do not have the knowledge about it all! I do though, want to share with you a little about Marks stay. Mark was only there for the night and stay at the  Holiday Inn  in the city. Kiev has two airports. He flew into Boryspil International airport and out of Zhuliany International Airport. They say they're only 30 mins away, but allow for traffic as it's closer to an hours drive.  Hubby definitely recommends the Holiday Inn , it was clean and comfortable, friendly staff and in a good location, right in the centre of the city.  As Mark was there for work he didn't really venture out of the hotel.