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« Reply #675 on: Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 21:29:18 »

Barclays too offer good insurance, comes with lounge passes etc too
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« Reply #676 on: Thursday, June 20, 2024, 07:37:58 »


Thanks for that.
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« Reply #677 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 09:56:40 »

Are Mediterranean type holidays become too hot to enjoy. Iím in Kefalonia now and weíre getting July/August temperatures already. Having lived here for 4 years things are certainly changing.

If youíre here, or a lot of other places, with kids, itís just too damn hot to do anything. I know theyíll always be those who will still roast in the sun for 2 weeks but, imo, itís not an enjoyable holiday for a family with kids anymore.
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« Reply #678 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 10:42:18 »

Was in Kefalonia 15 years ago in September.  Beautiful, beachy climate and only stifling in the middle of the day.  Fantastic beaches, shady glades up in the mountain(s) and cove hopping with boat hire were great.

Seville and Cordoba this time last year were shocking.  Only tourists were out in the middle of the day and a Flamenco all-nighter still saw a temperature of 30 degrees at 4am.

Until just now, it's been pretty miz. in the UK mind.
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« Reply #679 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 11:54:44 »

We generally go to Turkey in April/May and August/September, our apartment is not as far south as the more popular places like Dalaman/Antalya but we went in June/July once and the heat was very oppressive.
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« Reply #680 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 12:10:05 »

Was in Kefalonia 15 years ago in September.  Beautiful, beachy climate and only stifling in the middle of the day.  Fantastic beaches, shady glades up in the mountain(s) and cove hopping with boat hire were great.

Seville and Cordoba this time last year were shocking.  Only tourists were out in the middle of the day and a Flamenco all-nighter still saw a temperature of 30 degrees at 4am.

Until just now, it's been pretty miz. in the UK mind.

Sevilla and cordoba are like that from june to september, sevilla is known as el horno de espana - the oven of spain
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« Reply #681 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 12:34:04 »

Flying out to Gerona tomorrow with my mate for a weeks R&R. Only thing planned other than watching the football is a trip to the Camp Nou stadium if itís open to casual tourists.
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« Reply #682 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 13:17:24 »

Sevilla and cordoba are like that from june to september, sevilla is known as el horno de espana - the oven of spain

I went to Sevilla in September a couple of years back and think we got lucky as weather was manageable. Going again this year in August so expecting a rougher time. Lovely place though
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« Reply #683 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 17:11:14 »

I went to Sevilla in September a couple of years back and think we got lucky as weather was manageable. Going again this year in August so expecting a rougher time. Lovely place though

Could quite easily hit 50 in august. I was in Cordoba last August and went on a tour of the mezcal at midnight, it was 38.
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« Reply #684 on: Sunday, June 23, 2024, 17:30:41 »

Flying out to Gerona tomorrow with my mate for a weeks R&R. Only thing planned other than watching the football is a trip to the Camp Nou stadium if itís open to casual tourists.

It's undergoing reconstruction, so may not be.  It's a paid tour system if they have it open.  You can always pop to the Olympic Stadium instead, which is where they have been playing.  Lovely setting, especially the backdrop to what was the diving pool, was a public pool the last time I went.
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