The summer camping season is fast approaching and as our family has grown over the years we have recently invested in a new (absolutely massive!) family tent. We have been itching to test it out for a while and so when we were invited as guests to visit and review the Andrewshayes Holiday Park in … Continue reading Camping at Andrewshayes Holiday Park
Back in December we visited Bruges with all three kids, hoping for a magical festive weekend visiting the Christmas market, sipping on glühwein (or hot chocolate for the kids) and squeezing in a bit of nice food and a Belgian beer or two. Unfortunately, the kids were just not on top form and our weekend was … Continue reading 24 Hours in Bruges….Without Kids!
Does the idea of taking road trips with kids fill you with dread?! It needn't! Because depending on where you live, packing up the car with all your family travel essentials and driving to your destination can sometimes be far easier than navigating your family through a busy airport or train station. Luggage is packed … Continue reading Road Trips with Kids: Top 10 Survival Tips
Up to a week in the woods, with no devices but plenty of fun and adventure? That's what's on offer from Camp Wilderness, the residential summer camps from the Bushcraft Company. To me it sounds like heaven but would my boys feel the same way? According to Camp Wilderness, summer camps are a rite of … Continue reading Camp Wilderness Summer Camps: A Day To Remember
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!
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
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
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
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
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