Emigrating to Australia: What You Need to Know

For many, moving away from the UK and over to Australia to live for good is a dream. The idea of beautiful weather, the laid back atmosphere, the friendly people, the general way of life and stunning scenery and beaches and history and… The list goes on. And for some, that dream becomes a reality. […]

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Best UK Christmas Markets 2016

Halloween is official over so its finally time for me to mention the C word! I have been researching the best UK Christmas Markets for a while now as I fancy a weekend away pre Christmas – and I thought it was only fair of me to share my findings with you all. Best UK Christmas […]

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5 Reasons To Visit Indonesia

One of the great things about our girls getting older are the traveling options that are opening up for us as a family. Feeling that we can that we can now handle longer travels, and more time off the beaten track, we have started to compile a more challenging bucket list to work on over […]

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Stopover Ideas – 24 Hours In Dubai With Kids

I’ve only ever spent 24 hours in Dubai once before, and that was many moons ago, pre-children, on my way back from an amazing few weeks travelling in China. Right now we are thinking of going back as a family for a stopover on the way back from Hong Kong – so with that in mind there needs to […]

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Emirates Flight Time Stories Competition

Last weekend we spent a fab morning with Emirates learning all about their great new competition, Emirates Flight Time Stories. Over pastries and peppermint tea we were talked through how to create and illustrate a story from the top team of Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre (who have previously collaborated on children’s books including Pugs of the Frozen […]

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Packing For A Family Cruise – Hints & Tips

Family cruises are big business these days. Having a floating, all inclusive, resort to base yourself from and then getting to explore a different town or city each day is very appealing to many families. And with such great cruise deals on offer, from companies such as Iglu Cruise, more and more families are opting […]

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HOWL-O-WEEN At Paradise Wildlife Park!

Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne Woods, Hertfordshire, is the place to go for the spookiest Halloween adventures for all the family! Starting our school holidays in style today, we headed down to Paradise Wildlife Park to pick up our annual passes (we are very excited to have been asked to family ambassadors for the park over the […]

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Best Firework Displays In Essex 2016

With half term nearly upon us I thought it was time for a quick round up of the the best Firework Displays in Essex for 2016… With more and more people opting to buy fireworks on sale and have displays at home alongside heading out with the family to a more structured display, Bonfire Night is big business these days. […]

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Egypt Adventure Tours with Encounters Travel

Some countries are made to be explored. A holiday isn’t enough, you need time to really get under the skin of the place, and find out it quirks and beauty in your own way. For me, Egypt is one of those countries. A weeks all-inclusive break to Sharm doesn’t really do it for me, experiencing Egypt Adventure Tours with Encounters […]

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12 hours in NYC with CityPass

This summer’s visit to the Big Apple (a saying I finally learnt the meaning of – more on that later) was to be my 3rd in 5 years. Having done a lot of sight-seeing on my previous two visits we really wanted our 12 hours in NYC with CityPass this summer to show us a side […]

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