Visiting Hyde Hall Essex With Children

We have spent many happy sunny days visiting Hyde Hall Essex with children. These fantastic gardens are high up on the list of places we choose to visit when we just need to press pause and escape ‘real life’ for a while. Anyone who has followed this blog for a while will know I am huge […]

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What Makes A Good Holiday

Most of us only get a set amount of annual leave a year – so the idea of what makes a good holiday is something we hold dear. We may all look for something slightly different when it comes to our time away, for some it may be 5-star relaxation while others prefer a hostel […]

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4 Reasons To Visit The Needles As A Family This Summer

On our recent to trip to the Isle of Wight we found ourselves lucky enough to visit The Needles as a family, somewhere I had longed to visit since I was a child. This desire dates back to when children at school would return from their holidays with magical glass jars full of multi-coloured sands. The […]

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What’s your Lost In Translation Moment?

How is your French these days? Have your had any Lost In Translation moments recently? After studying up until the age of 18 I was pretty hot with my conversational French, but now…well sometimes it’s like all that studying has just fallen out of my head! According to a recent research, commissioned by Holiday Autos, the average […]

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The Best Family Travel Blogs On The Scene Right Now

Family Travel Blogs are a subset very close to heart. Since diping my toes into the traveling writing waters over 2 years ago I have been fortunate enough to be surrounded by some extremely talented people – some of whom I’m now lucky enough to call me real life friends! With that in mind I though I would […]

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Spending The Weekend At Ready Camp Tamworth

Being the fair weather campers that we are, our ‘canvas hotel’ season runs from late June to mid-August. So when the decision was made to go camping in early May this year, I was a little apprehensive about how we would cope with the shorter evening and lower overnight temperatures. With a little research we […]

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How to prepare your ears for air travel

Ear pain and discomfort experienced when flying, known as aeroplane ear, is a condition that’s all-too-familiar among travellers. Jetting off to your getaway by plane places a level of strain on your ears that can affect people to the point where flying becomes a stressful and unpleasant experience. With two children that suffer from ear problems […]

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5 Things To Do On A Day Trip To Calais

With so many great things to do on a day trip to Calais, and lots of low cost offers on cross-channel travel around right now, a visit to Northern France is always a great idea. 5 Things To Do On A Day Trip To Calais Enjoy The Crossing As the famous saying goes ‘life is about […]

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Planning A Family Holiday To Australia

People, I want a family holiday to Australia! I’m putting it out there and blaming Kat from Cool Bananas blog for this! Because ever since she made the move down under in 2016 I have been planning a family holiday to Australia based on the beaches featured in her IG stories! I make no secret […]

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Kefalonia Holiday Inspiration

Kos by car

The Greek Islands have been a destination of choice since I first started choosing my own holidays in my late teens. They have seen me through girls holidays, couples holidays, and most recently family holidays without ever letting me down. So far I have visited Crete, Corfu, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos, Patmos and mainland Greece – […]

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