Venice: Our Short Break With Pictures #Travel

Share This: 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…

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Which Restaurants We Went To In Venice #Travel

Share This: 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,…

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Staying At Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Hotel

Share This: 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…

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How To Visit Venice On A Budget #TTOT #TravelTuesday

Share This: 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…

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How To Choose The Right Luxury Villa For Your Holiday

Share This: 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…

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

Share This: 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…

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Travelling Europe By Motorcycle

Share This: 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…

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Planning a Trip With Premier Inn London Stansted

Share This: 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.…

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Bali Travel Guide: Things To Do In Paradise

Share This: 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…

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The Perfect UK Outdoor Holiday Ideas For Luxury Camping

Share This: 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…

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5 Amazing Road Trips To Do In Your Lifetime

Share This: 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…

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West Midlands Safari Park Review

Share This: Do you know when a day out is just so good, you firstly struggle to pick your favourite moment and secondly, you are still talking about it a week later.  That’s exactly what happened to us when we visited West Midlands Safari Park for the day.  It’s been somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for a while, so when…

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The Ultimate Guide To Going on Holiday with the Kids

Share This: Providing you put a lot of care and attention into planning your holiday, then taking your kids away with you shouldn’t pose too many problems. In fact, it should be an enjoyable experience for everyone involved. You can all try new things, spend some quality time together and broaden your horizons. Of course, it’s unlikely that the entire…

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What Is Cruise Food Like?

Share This: When I start talking to people about how good a cruise holiday is, one of the first questions I get asked is ‘what is cruise food like?‘. It’s understandable really as food is a pretty major part of a holiday, well it is in our book.  If, like me, you like a week or two off from the…

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