5 affordable winter getaways

5 affordable winter getaways With winter on its way, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the year was almost over. Sure, you’ll be more likely to stay indoors and binge on your favourite TV shows when it’s dark outside, but there’s still a lot that you can get up to when the nights draw colder and earlier. One of the best ways to celebrate the winter season is to explore a new town or city. Below, I’ve rounded up five affordable winter giveaways for you to consider this year. London What better way to celebrate winter than by seeing a West End show? There’s a whole host of choices for … [Read more…]

Where To Stay In Spain

When you going on holiday, it’s highly likely that you tend to do the same things, time and time again, especially in Europe. Whether that’s visiting the same kinds of countries, heading to the same sorts of regions, or even staying in the same type of accommodation, we’re all creatures of habit. And when that’s the case, it’s easy to find yourself sticking to what you know. After all, you chose to do that kind of thing for a reason – it’s probably something you love. But that doesn’t always mean that it’s the best for you. In fact, it’s actually quite the opposite. Because when it comes to travel, … [Read more…]

Must Visit London Attractions for Christmas and New Year

Must Visit London Attractions for Christmas and New Year London, one of the most visited cities in the United Kingdom, mostly due to its unrivalled events and ease of access. Many people plan to do something fabulous for Christmas or New Year. This year why not check out the attractions below, and make it a festive period to remember.  River Thames Christmas Dinner Cruise on The Harmony – this three-hour cruise includes a drink on arrival, a three course festive meal, and a live band! As well as a selection of hot drinks, cold beers and, chilled wine. The evening views, London lights reflecting on the water as you travel … [Read more…]

Luxury Villas in Sicily

When we go on holiday there are 6 family units so we tend to opt to rent out a large house or large Villa, something that can accommodate all of us. We love to cook and eat meals all together but equally have time to retreat. While googling ‘villa to rent in Sicily‘ I found two utter gems that I’m going to share with you. If you, like me, like to be surrounded with rich deep greenery and fragrant summery smells, this Villa is surrounded by vineyards, as well as having it’s own very large lush Mediterranean style garden – bliss. Villa Kalòn is nestled in so much greenery, the … [Read more…]

A Honeymoon with a Difference

Getting married can be one of the most exciting times in a couple’s lives – maybe bar extending their family with children! There are months and sometimes years of planning that can go in to a wedding – from the cake, to the church, to the guest list, every detail is important and will be unique to each couple. But once the big day is over, what about the honeymoon? Everyone knows the traditional honeymoon imagery of a couple on white sands and turquoise seas – but what if this isn’t your style or you want a change from a previous holiday you might have done before? Well, many couples … [Read more…]

Top Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep on Holiday

We are in the middle of peak holiday season and for many of us, that means boarding planes, trains and automobiles and heading off to spend a week or two relaxing. While the days are long and lovely, the nights can cause us a few problems. When it comes to sleeping we can often miss our home comforts. Here are a few top tips to make your holiday nights dreamy. Be sure to take your favourite loungewear. Simple things like your favourite jogging bottoms and comfy t-shirt put us in the home comfort mental state. On more than one occasion I’ve treated myself to new p.js and they just haven’t … [Read more…]

5 Reasons to Visit Iceland

I’ve always had two places on my list of ideal trips, Sweden and Iceland. Very recently I ticked Sweden off my list and so it has prompted me to start doing some research on Iceland! The main things I want to know about are food, transportation, great tourist stuff like museums and quiet spaces. I love to travel with my camera so finding locations for great photographs is both essential, and rewarding. I also usually have a daughter or 3 with me. So a varied itinerary is essential for us. With that in mind, here are my 5 Reasons to Visit Iceland. Food Great food is a must have. When traveling to a … [Read more…]

All Mum’s Need To Travel Alone Once In A While

Look, we all need some mum time, and we don’t mean an hour over the weekend. We mean a break; a chance to go travelling alone for a bit. We go on holidays as a family, and read all the tips we need, but it’s so important for mum’s to get away alone because, well, we get an average of 17 minutes to ourselves a day. However, for one reason or another, women are led to believe that traveling solo has a myriad of negative side-effects linked to it. There are perceptions that it is dangerous, hard work, lonely and frightening. We are led to believe that we are not … [Read more…]

Holidays Are Coming! How To Make The Most Out Of It

Summer is here, and that means many people are considering their family holidays. It is always an exciting time as you start to approach your holiday. The month’s countdown becomes weeks, and then it literally is only a matter of days before you hit the road or board a plane. However, I think many of us could get so much more our of our annual summer holiday. So I thought I would share with you some of the ways you can to. Allowing you to make more memories as well as enjoy yourself to the maximum. Consider hiring a car Some people are happy to spend their days lounging by … [Read more…]