Preparing For A Family Holiday To Center Parcs

Today we are heading off to Center Parcs at Elveden Forest until Friday and this is actually our second visit there now. We only went for the first time last year (the same week) but we quickly fell in love which is why we’re going back this year for a family holiday with my Mum, sister and her partner. Last year I made a couple of pretty big mistakes when it came to packing so this year I have taken a much better approach and written lists for everything. Somehow, I managed to forget my own clothes. I think I

Buy A Gift Experience: Planet Hollywood Meal For Two

When we go away, whether that be for a week or a night, we like to eat out and treat ourselves a bit. Somewhere we have really enjoyed previously in other countries is Planet Hollywood but neither of us had ever been to the one in London. We had a Buy A Gift voucher for a Two Course Meal for Two with Drinks at Planet Hollywood so this was the perfect time to use it. Using the voucher was really simple. After it was delivered I went on to the Buy A Gift website where I could find the restaurant’s phone number

Buy A Gift Experience: London Zoo For Two Adults

One of my absolute favourite places to visit is the zoo and luckily, John and Erin love them just as much as I do. Just over a week ago it was John’s birthday and we went away to London for the night using a Buy A Gift Voucher for a hotel stay. We needed something to do while we were there though so we decided that London Zoo was the way to go. Using Buy A Gift again, we chose the Entry To ZSL Zoo For 2 Adults experience which costs £48.60. If we had bought tickets on the day to the

Buy A Gift Experience: Overnight Family Break In London At A Novotel Hotel

John’s birthday was a little over a week ago and I wanted to do something really special. Buy A Gift helped us out by sending us for an Overnight Family Break In London At A Novotel Hotel. We love going to London as a family as there is always so much for Erin to do and it means we get to spend some real quality time together. We have previously stayed at the Novotel London Blackfriars hotel and loved it so this time we wanted to stay somewhere different and chose to stay at the Waterloo branch instead. The Buy A Gift

Things To Do In Liverpool As A Family

We love exploring different places in the UK and we would love to take Erin a bit further afield and discover some new places up north. Somewhere we have heard so many good things about, and it is on a direct train line from Norwich is Liverpool. Of course, the 5 hour train journey might be interesting with a 2 year old so we would definitely need to stay a couple of days to make it worthwhile. If we were to visit Liverpool and stay for a few days we would need plenty of family friendly activities and places to

Our Greater Anglia Rail Adventure To London

As a family we don’t always get to spend the most time together. John works 6 days a week at least 2 weeks of the month and Erin is often asleep even before he gets home. Life tends to get in the way a lot of the time but Greater Anglia gave us the opportunity to have a fun packed day out together as part of their #railadventure campaign. When it came time to decide where we wanted to go and what we wanted to do it took me a while. Greater Anglia cover quite a large area so there was

Great Road Trips To Take In The UK This Summer

We’re in the middle of some absolutely beautiful weather here in the UK and I know it might be too warm for some people but personally, I’m loving the heat! While it’s nice to stay home with all of the windows open I can’t help but think that there are some great road trips to take. Here a just a few ideas to keep you busy: The Norfolk Coast I may be a little bit biased here because I live in Norfolk but I think it’s such a beautiful place to visit, especially if you have never been before. There are

Holiday Inn Express London – Stansted Airport Hotel Review

When I booked our holiday to Majorca we were initially supposed to fly out on the Sunday but things got changed and we ended up flying on the Monday instead. Our flight was at 9am so this meant us having to be at the airport pretty early in the morning. Living in Norfolk and not driving meant that this was pretty impossible so we knew that we would need to stay in a hotel the night before. Although there are plenty of options at Stansted Airport we chose to stay at the Holiday Inn Express London – Stansted Airport Hotel.  We