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    angelene001 is offline Member
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    Present Continuous vs Present Simple (writing a postcard)

    Are both sentences correct?

    1. Greetings from Spain. We're having a fantastic time. We are staying in a hotel. We are going sightseeing and going to the beach.
    2. Greetings from Spain. We're having a fantastic time. We are staying in a hotel. We go sightseeing and go to the beach almost every day.

    I've got a problem with using present simple in postcards from holiday when I'm writing to somebody while I'm still in that place.
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    Re: Present Continuous vs Present Simple (writing a postcard)

    Pluralise 'Greetings' and both are fine as holiday postcard messages.

    If your recipients want to quibble about your choice of tenses they need to get a life.

    Rover

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