Our London Bucket list

Last year we had a lot of trips away cancelled and rearranged for this year. At the minute, we don’t know which, if any, of these will go ahead. However, the first break that we have coming up is 3 nights in London during the Easter holidays. This was originally supposed to be a trip to Birmingham but we changed hotels when that trip was cancelled. So, although we might not know if our trip is happening or not yet, I do still have to start having some kind of plan in case we do go. Here’s our London bucket

Why We Won’t Be Taking Term Time Holidays Anymore

We’ve always been a family who enjoy holidays. Before Erin was born me and John managed to go to some pretty amazing places; Rome, Paris, married in Orlando and we even managed New York while I was pregnant. Since then we have been away somewhere at least once a year. We have really tried to make sure Erin has experienced all kinds of different holidays and we have been places such as London, Majorca, Center Parcs and Haven… just to name a few, over the past few years. We have been very lucky that John can take holidays anytime in

A Place To Escape To During Lockdown V2

During the first lockdown we made sure that we made time to explore our local area a bit more. We had lived here for 7 years and didn’t even know about some of the fantastic places that were just around the corner. Since Erin started school and was back at swimming lessons for a while we just didn’t have much time at the weekend and this meant not getting out and about for a while. Now that the government has put into a lockdown again until the beginning of December I cannot spend that time being stuck in the house.

October Half Term Break In Norwich

AD | Contains some gifted experiences You might have read a post from us at the end of the summer holidays from when we stayed in Norwich for a couple of days. We managed to take advantage of a buy one night, get one free offer from Travelodge and when we did, we also booked a couple of nights for October half term as well. So, this is where we stayed last week for 2 nights. Monday We started our day at one of Erin’s favourite places in the city, Labyrinth. We have been there quite a few times now

Best Family-Friendly Museums in Melbourne

AD | Collaborative post Melbourne is geographically located in the southeast of Australia and, with a population of 4 million, is one of the most populous cities in the country. It is only the second-largest city after Sydney. Melbourne is a multicultural mix of people worldwide that helps make Melbourne tourism one of the city’s largest businesses. Attracting Visitors From Around The World Melbourne Tourism has it all, including dining, sightseeing, transportation, and entertainment. Melbourne, Australia, is one of the top holiday destinations in Australia, and it is worth learning a little better before arriving. Of all Australian cities, none

7 Ways to Save and Make Your Travel Dreams Come True

AD | Collaborative post Covid has many of us staying put or traveling locally which means for those of us still fortunate to be healthy and working we have the opportunity to save for future trips. Having enough money for your dream destination may seem to be a steep mountain to climb but reaching your target budget is far more doable. The key is to align your lifestyle to fulfill your traveling goals, and these tips can help. 1. Track your spending. Track expenses monthly, including impulse buys. Compare the total to how much you earn, and identify essentials to

Top 3 Waterparks in Australia

AD | Collaborative post Known for its sunshine and idyllic beaches, Australia is undoubtedly an ideal location for a day out at a waterpark! From the epic Whitewater World on the sunshine coast to Gumbuya World located near Melbourne, you can discover a range of fantastic water parks all over the country and enjoy a family day out to remember. Here are three of the top water parks to visit when you find yourself down under:  Whitewater World It’s almost always sunny on the Gold coast and Whitewater World is the perfect way to cool down! Whether you dare plummet

5 Reasons Why Bailey Of Bristol 4 Berth Caravans Are Great For Families

AD | Collaborative post Over the past few years we, as a family, have really gotten into caravan holidays. I’ll be honest, I was a bit of a snob before we had Erin, and they really weren’t the kind of holidays I liked the sound of. Things change though and in 2018 we went on our very first caravan holiday as a family, and I have to admit I was really quite impressed. We have been on more caravan holidays since. There are lots of different kinds of caravans and motorhomes to choose from though, from static in holiday parks