Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Days: Looking Forward to a Day of Family Fun!

It may sometimes be hard to convince my boys to put down their devices to head outside, but when they are out and about they are often at their happiest.   So when we were recently invited to spend a day at a Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Day, I thought it would be a fantastic opportunity … Continue reading Camp Wilderness Bushcraft Days: Looking Forward to a Day of Family Fun!

BSpa at Brooklands Hotel: The perfect Mum’s Day Off

They say you can't pour from an empty cup, and it's no secret that parents very often do just that. Like most mums, I am guilty of neglecting myself whilst concentrating on the day-to-day stresses of family life. My new years resolution, therefore, was to spend a bit more time looking after myself so that … Continue reading BSpa at Brooklands Hotel: The perfect Mum’s Day Off

A Day Out In London: Searching for Roman Londinium

After half a school term learning about everything Roman, my 8 year old, Mr F, is obsessed! Having originally asked to go to Rome for the half term holidays (he's obviously got the travel bug!), he thankfully excitedly accepted a day out in London, exploring its Roman past. The obvious destination was The Museum of London, … Continue reading A Day Out In London: Searching for Roman Londinium

Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina

Writing a travel post over  two years after the last time you visited a particular country is not really the norm. But hear me out. I have visited Sicily twice, once as part of my honeymoon just over ten years ago, and then again as a family two years ago, with our kids in tow. … Continue reading Sicily with Kids: Amazing Things To Do In and Around Taormina

A Family Day Out at The Vyne, a National Trust Property in Hampshire

We awoke to a very frosty -5°C this weekend, but undeterred we layered up and headed off for a day out at The Vyne, a National Trust property in Hampshire. The property itself, a building with a varied and interesting history dating back to earlier than 1500, is currently undergoing renovations to its roof and … Continue reading A Family Day Out at The Vyne, a National Trust Property in Hampshire

A Weekend in Bordeaux with Kids

I was delighted to read that Lonely Planet have declared Bordeaux as the Number 1 city to visit in their Best in Travel 2017 guide. We love Bordeaux and couldn't agree more with their verdict. Mr DaisLikeThese spent a year in Bordeaux on a university placement and so for him it holds a special place in … Continue reading A Weekend in Bordeaux with Kids

Bruges at Christmas with Kids

With the promise of pretty buildings, picturesque waterways, beer, chocolate and plenty of Christmas cheer, I was super excited at the prospect of heading for a weekend in Bruges. The booking was all very last minute, which despite adding to the excitement, caused a few problems with finding accommodation - it would seem we were … Continue reading Bruges at Christmas with Kids

A Reward for Our Travelling Pooch – The Pawsome Box

January sees the two year anniversary of when we first brought Buddy home from the Dogs Trust. During that time he has been on many of our family travel adventures, but has also had to sit a few out, staying with family and friends. He has proved to not only be a great traveller, but … Continue reading A Reward for Our Travelling Pooch – The Pawsome Box

2016 in Review – A Year of Family Travel

2015 saw the arrivals of both our crazy greyhound puppy and baby number three to our family. You can't really blame me for thinking that travel might not be entirely possible with such a big family brood, but 2016 has truly proved me wrong and as well as an abundance of family day trips and … Continue reading 2016 in Review – A Year of Family Travel

Finding Exotic Destinations in France

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