Tips For Dealing With A Fear Of Flying #Travel #TTOT

For the last few weeks, it’s been all about managing my husbands fear of flying.  How ironic is it that someone who loves to travel married someone who has a panic attack just at the thought of getting on a plane.  When we first got together, he covered up his fear of flying well.  We went to Spain and other…

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Camp Bestival Headline Acts Announced! @CampBestival

We literally love a good family friendly festival, and everyone who goes to Camp Festival raves about what an amazing time they’ve had.  We are so jealous that we haven’t been yet, but we are hoping that this year will change that.  Bestival is celebrating it’s tenth birthday bash, and we’ve got everything crossed that we get to join them…

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What Is Cardiff Castle Like?

On our way back from Bluestone National Park Resort, we decided to make a stop off in the city of Cardiff.  I was really excited about visiting Cardiff after having read so much about it online.  We found a NCP carpark on Greyfriars Road, that seemed pretty central according to the maps.  We unloaded the kids, and thought we would…

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Why I Want My Daughter To Enjoy Travelling As Much As Me

Sponsored post in association with American Express® I believe that travel should be as much a part of our lives when we have a family as it was before we had children, and so I’m delighted to announce my latest partnership with American Express, who agree with me.  During this exciting collaboration, I will be looking at how you can share…

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The 4 Best Holiday Destinations for Families in 2017

I know what your thinking, I’m always talking about the next holiday we are going on.  My husband would be inclined to agree with you, and it makes him very nervous, especially with his fear of flying.  He’s heading to Arizona in the New Year, and trust me when I say he’s freaking out.  Me, I’m just super jealous that I…

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Why You Should Plan a Romantic Holiday in Ibiza #Travel #TTOT

Ibiza is a beautiful holiday destination just off the coast of Valencia in Spain.  It is one of the three Balearic Islands, and sits in the calm blue waters of the Mediterranean sea.  Also known as the White Isle, reflecting it’s stunning sandy beaches, it’s been very popular with party goer’s and clubbers over the years.  Ibiza has a lot…

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10 Ways To Make Travelling In Europe Easier #Travel #TTOT

Travelling in Europe is an exciting prospect for lots of people.  It offers a wide range of diverse cultures, stunning and historic architecture as well as some of the most amazing foods that the world has to offer.  Whether you are visiting a destination in Europe for a week, a month or a year you will want to make the most…

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Audi Q3 S Line Edition 2.0 TDI Quattro Review @AudiUK

A few weeks ago, someone backed into our car.  It was the most ridiculous accident.  I was driving into a car parking space and the car parked next to it just started to reverse.  I watched in complete amazement, waiting for the sound of the crunch as there was literally nothing I could do about it.  As the accident was…

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My Christmas Family Holiday Wishlist #travel #familytravel

For years, we went away for Christmas and to be honest I miss it.  We used to travel to Scotland to see family and it was really magical.  There is something about leaving the day to day chores behind you, and going to somewhere where you can just enjoy being.  It might be being outdoors, being with family or being…

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24 Hours In Amsterdam #AccorHotels24hrs @AccorHotels

Amsterdam is one of my favourite cities.  It boasts a vibrant culture, many inspiring places to visit and some of the best architecture I’ve seen Europe.  It’s a city I’ve visited lots of times in the past, maybe 5 or 6 even, but I haven’t made it back for many years.  I am determined to change this as it’s so…

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Eating At Brewers Fayre Lewins Mead Bristol On Our Road Trip

Recently we went on a family road trip.  We were heading to Bluestone in Pembrokeshire, but experience has told me this is a long way to drive with two small children.  We planned an over night stay at Premier Inn Lewins Mead in Bristol and discovered there was a Brewers Fayre at the same site. When Brewers Fayre found out…

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Venice: Our Short Break With Pictures #Travel

Did I mention that I visited Venice recently for a short break.  Oh, you heard! Sorry about that.  I’m getting old, and repeat myself a lot these days.  If you caught my post about ‘How To Visit Venice On A Budget’, you’ll already know that money was a consideration when booking the trip.  I’ve also shared with you how we…

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Which Restaurants We Went To In Venice #Travel

Venice has a lot of restaurants, some are good and some are not so good.  On our recent short break to Venice food was quite a big feature.  We were exploring the city a lot, so we welcomed the chance to sit down and enjoy a meal together.  I have very high expectations of food when I’m on holiday, as it’s…

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Staying At Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Hotel

Holiday Inn Express very kindly invited us to stay at their London Stansted Hotel when we returned from our short city break to Venice.  Our flight from Venice Treviso Airport wasn’t due to arrive at London Stansted Airport until 11.40pm in the evening, so the thought of driving back to Nottingham at that time seemed an incredibly unsafe thing to…

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How To Visit Venice On A Budget #TTOT #TravelTuesday

Venice is a beautiful city and a place I had always wanted to visit.  My friend got in touch with me and asked if I would consider going on a short city break with her to see the floating city.  I really wanted to go.  I haven’t been on a girlie weekend since London, and we were talking about visiting somewhere…

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How To Choose The Right Luxury Villa For Your Holiday

Booking a luxury villa has become a very popular way for families, groups and couples to enjoy flexible holiday accommodation in lots of different travel destinations.  Staying in a luxury villa on holiday gives you the freedom to to set your own agenda, without having to worry about someone else’s timetable or opening times.  Having a villa is fast becoming…

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How to Stay Food-Fit When Travelling (and Not Break the Bank)

Travelling to explore a new place is what many of us love experiencing at one point in our lives and is something I’m really passionate about. At the same time, there are a ton of reasons how travelling can set even the most health-conscious individual’ diets off the healthy path, and it’s something that seems to effect me a lot!…

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Travelling Europe By Motorcycle

Before I met my husband, he had a motorbike.  He was very proud of his motorbike, and I always got a sense that his Honda Blackbird was the other lady in his life.  The Blackbird did stay in our lives for awhile, but when we had children it seemed a little impractical for us to keep old of her.  My…

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Planning a Trip With Premier Inn London Stansted

When you are trying to book a city break for a girlie weekend, and you live in different parts of the country, things can get a little complicated.  I was planning a trip with a friend of mine who lives in London, and there was definitely a point where we looked like we might not pull it off.  Not one…

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Bali Travel Guide: Things To Do In Paradise

Have you ever dreamed of visiting paradise?  If you have, I’m guessing that Bali is on your travel bucket list with it’s rugged coastline, beautiful beaches, vibrant culture and lush rice fields.  With all this nature and stunning scenery  it’s an island that appeals to all kinds of travellers from all over the world with over 3.1 million visitors a…

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The Perfect UK Outdoor Holiday Ideas For Luxury Camping

UK outdoor holidays are becoming increasingly popular as they offer that sought after ‘get away from it all’ experience just a few hours drive away from home.  Throwing everything you need in the back of a car without having to worry about baggage allowance or check in times certainly has it’s appeal for families and couples who are starting to…

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5 Amazing Road Trips To Do In Your Lifetime

Road trips are amazing aren’t they?  If done right, they can reignite your love of driving as you spend hours on the road soaking up the amazing scenery and taking in the very best of what the world has to offer, at your own pace.  Stopping when you like, to take in the breathtaking scenery or must see attractions, it…

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