Hawaii beach

Why Hawaii is my Ultimate Holiday Dream

Seeing the world has always been something I have been drawn to and even though I love the UK there is so much more I want to see and experience. I must admit I’ve never been one to consider travelling for a long period of time and I certainly wouldn’t want to hostel it around Europe, I’m just not good at ‘roughing it’! Instead, I am perfectly happy to see the world gradually, taking a different holiday each year and eventually getting to those countries that are on my ultimate dream list to visit, one of my top ones being Hawaii. Continue reading “Why Hawaii is my Ultimate Holiday Dream”

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7 Ways To Travel More Like a Local

Let’s be honest… Nobody wants to be a stereotypical tourist. You know the kind I mean. The kind that wanders round bumping into small children and animals blinkered by their sprawling maps. The kind that seems to find anything from a town hall to a public toilet worthy of a photo. The kind that you end up unintentionally photobombing as you elbow past them on your way to work. The kind whose bookshelves are littered with seldom-used rough guides and even more seldom used phrasebooks. Yeah. Those guys. Ugh! While nobody wants to be perceived as a clueless outsider fecklessly trying to replicate local life without bothering to absorb the cultural nuances that comprise it, it can also really compromise your holiday. Nobody wants to be a nuisance to the locals, nor do they want to miss out on topographical and architectural gems of the area because they have their faces buried in a map (or, more likely, smartphone). Continue reading “7 Ways To Travel More Like a Local”

romantic weekender getaway

Romantic Weekender Ideas Every Parent Will Love

When you become a parent, there is an invisible contract that you sign your name on. You signed it the moment that your baby was placed into your arms at the hospital and there is a clause that states that all parents shall not enjoy a night away from their child. Those who try will panic about their babies and those who don’t will lust after the idea of adult time alone; it’s a curse amongst the blessing that is your new child. Continue reading “Romantic Weekender Ideas Every Parent Will Love”

pet on holiday

What To Do With Pets When You Go On Holiday

Going on holiday is a fun, exciting time. However, if you are a pet owner, it can also be a little bit stressful. You need to organise what you are going to do with your pet while you are on holiday well in advance of leaving for your holiday. You all love your pets, so here is what you can do with your pets when you go on holiday.

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winter escape

A Winter Escape To Australia: What To Pack

The winter chill is really beginning to set in now, and alas, it doesn’t look it’s going to go away anytime soon. However, just because old England is living in freezing conditions, that doesn’t that mean we all have to suffer! Instead of waiting until summer rolls around before we take out holiday, why not plan a trip to the land down under, and get us some sun? It’s summertime down there! Below, we take a look at a few packing tips that’ll have you looking and feeling good on your travels. Continue reading “A Winter Escape To Australia: What To Pack”

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Ultimate Travel Honeymoon Ideas

Your wedding day is the best day of your life, for many, it’s the day they have been planning for a long, long time. It’s an exciting day that you spend with all your friends and family, celebrating the love of your life. But your honeymoon as all about the two of you. Traditionally it was time spent getting to know each other, as you didn’t get much time to do that before the wedding. Now, However, it’s turned into a fantastic opportunity to spend time together while enjoying a truly fabulous holiday. Everyone has different ideas as to what a honeymoon should look like; a dedicated honeymoon suite which you don’t ever leave, an all-inclusive resort holiday with cocktails by the pool, a secluded villa out on an island, hiking through the jungle, or travelling between cities or countries. Continue reading “Ultimate Travel Honeymoon Ideas”

Joie Commuter Travel Cot Review

With the imminent arrival of baby number two, we have been looking into the essential items that we need to purchase or replace. We do have a second-hand travel cot from Jake’s baby days but it has always been a tricky one to set up so I was eager to see what else was now available on the market. 

Kiddies Kingdom is your one-stop online shop for all things baby and child. I had a look through their wide range of Travel Cots for sale and was immediately drawn to Continue reading “Joie Commuter Travel Cot Review”