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

Share This: 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…

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Staying In A London Serviced Apartment

Share This: There are so many options for places to stay in London that you really can find the perfect place to suit your needs. London has everything from budget hotels, b & b’s, luxury hotels to gorgeous serviced apartments. Kaz from Ickle Pickle’s Life And Travels and myself were heading to London for the weekend to go to Britmums Live…

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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review

Share This: When we arrived onboard the Norwegian Epic we were a tad peckish.  All that travelling had made us a little on the hungry side.  The one thing you can always guarantee onboard a cruise ship is there will be somewhere to get some food.  I checked out the ships plan, and felt drawn to the Garden Cafe.  After…

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#DoNotDisturb: Tips For Enjoying A Romantic Holiday

Share This: Whether you are going on a romantic holiday or not, there should alway be time for romance while you are away.  Going on holiday is such a special time for any couple.  Whether, like me you have children, or you haven’t reached that stage yet, it’s a time when you should be able to focus  on each other…

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Why I Want To Go Back To New York

Share This: New York and I have some unfinished business.  If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that my teen son and I visited New York back in February.  It was amazing, we had such a great time together and created some amazing memories in the Big Apple.  It was particularly special for us as…

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Cuddledry Poncho Towel Review

Share This: I’ve heard a lot about cuddledry towels online from various bloggers, and have been really keen to try one out for myself for a while.  When they agreed that we could test one out during our recent holiday to Spain it fitted in perfectly for us.  We knew we were going to be spending a lot of time in the…

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Al Fresco Holidays – Tamarit Park Review

Share This: Al Fresco Holidays was a new concept to us, but as a family with young children who enjoy travelling we were keen to give it a go.  Can you believe our visit to Tamarit Park was our first holiday together as a family this year considering how much I talk about family travel? That’s the problem with having a…

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End The Winter Blues With A Holiday To Bermuda

Share This: After all the excitement of Christmas we can come crashing down to earth with a bang in the New Year.  All the parties and family gatherings are over and all we are left with is dark nights and cold weather.  It can leave us feeling a little deflated.  We often need something to recharge those batteries, and what…

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Glorious! Adventures Cruising The Mediterranean

Share This: Going on a cruise is by far one of the best holiday experiences you will ever have.  I was lucky enough to take my first cruise with my husband in 2011 for our honeymoon.  My son was deposited with his Granny for a week in the summer holidays while we flew off to Mallorca to join our ship.  These were…

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Hotel Stella & Spa Review

Share This: We were just about to leave the house to start our trip to the Hotel Stella & Spa in Pineda De Mar when Daddy starts offering some last minute holiday assistance. Throwing in questions like, have you got the passports and did you pack the toothbrushes as we are leaving the house is bound to be met with…

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My Weekly Photo

Share This: Before this little lady and I head of on another travelling adventure, I thought I’d share with you one of my favourite pictures of her from our holiday to Costa Brava. The Hotel Stella & Spa had a lovely sun lounge for reading and relaxing in, and Princess is taking sometime out to catch up with the latest news…

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Low Cost Holidays Review

Share This: Low Cost Holidays is an online travel agent that offers a wide range of travel options for all kinds of holiday makers and travellers.  We used the Low Cost Holidays website to book our recent family holiday to Costa Brava.  If your thinking about booking a holiday with Low Cost Holidays find out how we got on.

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Do You Enjoy Travelling?

Share This: Do you enjoy travelling?  You probably think that’s a rather odd question. Who doesn’t enjoy travelling and visiting new places? I think a lot of us do don’t we?

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My Weekly Photo

Share This: I’m sorry it’s been a little quite on the blog folks, but me and the family have been taking a much needed holiday in Costa Brava.  It was a lovely relaxing break, and one of the highlights was being able to spend some much needed quality time on the beach with the girls. The picture jumped out at…

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What’s On in Great Yarmouth

Share This: Great Yarmouth has plenty of things to do all year round with a great programme of events including theatre shows and racing.  This is such an important factor when deciding where to take the family on holiday.  If you’re anything like us, we like having lots of things to do, interesting places to visit and plenty to see…

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Costa Brava: Looking Forward To Our Winter Sun

Share This: We are well and truly on countdown to our holiday in Costa Brava and it really can’t come quick enough. It feels like the right time for us to be taking a break as a family.  We haven’t been abroad since our trip to Ibiza, which was exactly 2 years ago. I wasn’t feeling my best for that trip at…

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Nerja: My Favourite Holiday Destination In #Spain

Share This: A holiday can be many different things.  It can be exploring somewhere new, like our recent visits to Liverpool and York or our up and coming holiday to Costa Brava. A holiday can be about living in the lap of luxury in a 5* hotel or being waited on hand and foot aboard a luxury cruise ship.  It…

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5 Reasons To Discover Costa Brava

Share This: We have just booked our family holiday to Spain and we are so excited.  We are off in October to Pineda De Mar, which is a town totally new to us.  We are huge fans of visiting Spain, but have not really explored Costa Brava.  I really enjoy sharing new experiences with my family, so I know already…

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Larmer Tree Festival Family Fun

Share This: Larmer Tree Festival is something I’ve really looked forward to sharing with you all.  There are some posts that are just like that.  I have enjoyed going back through our photos of our time at Larmer Tree Festival, and choosing the ones that sum up what a great time we all had. I missed out on the festival…

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Dreaming of Antigua & Barbuda #LoveAntiguaBarbuda

Share This: I have dreamed of a holiday for so long, and the time has finally come to get planning something we are all going to remember.  What with babies and exams, holidays have been put on hold, until now.  It’s a big year for us, I’m 40 and teen is turning 18.  There’s been lots of changes too as…

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10 Top Tips For Flying With Babies

Share This: I haven’t met a Mum yet who isn’t a little bit nervous about flying with their baby for the first time.  It’s completely understandable, negotiating check-in, the airport lounge, take off and all whilst hoping your little one behaves and doesn’t disrupt the other passengers. I’m going to be honest though and say that flying with a baby…

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Project 365 #4

Share This: Hello readers and welcome to another week of #project365.  This is still a work in progress for me, and I’m already getting frustrated that I haven’t got a DSLR.  I can see a purchase being very imminent. I’ve got my eye on a Nikon that looks perfect for a beginner like me.  If you have any suggestions though,…

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A Traditional Spanish Christmas With Villa Plus

Share This: When Villa Plus  asked me which of their destinations I wanted to chose to help me create a festive celebration I knew it had to be the Costa Del Sol.  As a family this is one of our favourite holiday destinations and we would spend Christmas in the lovely fishing town of Nerja in a heartbeat. We have…

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Why Do We Want To Go To Florida? #Flying100

Share This: Making memories is such an important part of our family life and holidays are the perfect way to spend time together and capture perfect moments.  I firmly believe that you make memories by spending time together, away from the day to day of family life, in a relaxed holiday atmosphere.  Stimulating the senses with beautiful scenery, amazing food…

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Cruising with Kids

Share This: This is a post I’ve been thinking about for a while, now that I’m in the ‘no-fly’ trimester of pregnancy.  I’ve been reminiscing over our last major holiday a lot, so when the chance came along to join up with Brit Mums and Visit Wales for the  #Wales4Kids Family Holiday Challenge I simply couldn’t resist!   Last April marked the end of…

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