Do you long to travel to exotic destinations but don't have the time or budget? Or perhaps you want to experience the European culture but aren't ready to give up your exotic summer holiday? Luckily, France is home to some stunning locations, that are sure to make you feel more like you're in the Caribbean than … Continue reading Finding Exotic Destinations in France
As we travel through France quite regularly to visit family, we love to break up our long journeys with fun stopovers. At around 2.5 hours from Calais, Reims is a perfect town to stop at - either if you've had a a long pre-ferry/Eurotunnel journey already and can't face another long drive, or if you … Continue reading 24 Hours in Reims with Kids
With award winning sandy beaches and beautiful unspoilt countryside , coupled with the adventure of smugglers coves and shipwrecks, the Gower Peninsula in South Wales is a perfect choice for a family holiday full of adventure.
New York doesn't always spring to mind when you think of baby friendly holiday destinations, but after my trip earlier this year I've put together my top 5 tips for visiting New York City with a baby. 1. See if your airline offer infant friendly seats Flying with an infant can be a daunting experience. To ease some of … Continue reading 5 Tips for Visiting New York City with a Baby
This weekend saw us taking a flying visit to Milan with kids, and what a lovely weekend we had. Mr DaisLikeThese was attending a conference out there and so the kids and I joined him. It meant that I had to travel alone with the children but it was definitely worth it! We stayed in … Continue reading A Flying Visit to Milan with Kids
On a nice day there can be nothing better than a walk in a beautiful setting followed by a refreshing drink in a lovely country pub. Now, the Malvern Hills certainly are a beautiful setting, but at 1,394 ft above sea level at their highest point, are they really child friendly? Well as we found out with our … Continue reading Walking in the Malvern Hills with Kids
With two trips to France with our kids and pooch already under our belts this year, I wanted to give a run down of some fab dog and child friendly accommodation. From large family houses to chambre d'hôtes, B&Bs and Air BnBs - we've found some gems. Anywhere that happily welcomes a family with three … Continue reading 5 Child and Dog Friendly Places to Stay in France
It's obvious that getting ready to go out (out out, not just out to the park or to the shops) as a mum is a world away to the days sans kids (and a world away from the title picture of this post!), but a recent nightmarish getting ready experience has left me scarred - … Continue reading Getting Ready (to go out out) Like a Mum
So it looks like we may possibly have to remortgage our house, or get a loan ...or sell one of my kidneys. I hear you wondering what financial emergency has prompted such drastic measures. Perhaps our car has broken down and needs extensive, expensive repairs? Maybe we've had a massive leak at home which the … Continue reading Summer Dollardays
This is Buddy, he's our crazy 1yr old greyhound. We got him as a puppy from the Dogs Trust in January 2015 and a few weeks ago we ventured abroad to France with him for the first time. Apart from the fact that a dog sitter costs nearly as much as a holiday itself, we … Continue reading Travelling to France With a Dog.