mum and child in the sea at sunset on holiday

Why We Are Taking Our Child Out Of School To Go On Holiday

Ok, so as you know by now we are off to Florida in March. What I haven’t mentioned is the fact that we are going during term time and so we will be taking Jake out of school but there are good reasons for this. No, they may not be good enough for the school or Government to accept but for us, we need to do this.

You see, what they may not class as exceptional circumstances Continue reading “Why We Are Taking Our Child Out Of School To Go On Holiday”

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Family-Friendly Attractions to Visit in Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland is a real hidden gem of a holiday destination, offering just enough excitement to keep the kids entertained while providing plenty of opportunities to take in the country’s unique culture, history and landscape. There are countless attractions to visit, with many being ideal for the whole family to explore. Here are just a few of the best that you should make sure you visit on your next trip to Northern Ireland! Continue reading “Family-Friendly Attractions to Visit in Northern Ireland”

Florida beach from above

7 Reasons Why Our Florida Holiday Is Going To Be Amazing

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I am so excited to be writing this post because by actually writing it down it makes it all so much more real… We are going to Florida! Since I was a child I have dreamt of walking barefoot down those beautiful white sandy beaches, paddling in the brilliant blue sea, exploring the varied coastline and of course, visiting Disney World! Continue reading “7 Reasons Why Our Florida Holiday Is Going To Be Amazing”

5 top tips to prepare for your summer holiday abroad

5 Top Tips to Prepare for Your Summer Holiday Abroad

As you know, we have recently come back from our family holiday in Crete. It was only the second time we’d taken Jake abroad and the first time we had taken a baby as we waited until Jake was 2 years old. We didn’t really know what to expect but we did plan everything down to the smallest detail to ensure that the travel side went as smoothly as possible and that the resort was perfect for our needs. So, if you are thinking about taking the kiddies abroad this summer, here are my 5 tips to prepare for your holiday. Continue reading “5 Top Tips to Prepare for Your Summer Holiday Abroad”

kournas lake

Visiting Lake Kournas, Crete

We have recently got back from a gorgeous family holiday in Crete and I am just sitting here dreaming of going back to the sea and the sun… bliss! We booked a fantastic family-friendly resort and spent most our time in our ‘resort bubble’, just enjoying the pools, beach and evening meals and entertainment. It’s not often that we go on a holiday and don’t venture out much but with having two young children and no hire car, we decided that it was easier to stay put this time around. However, the hotel did offer a land train ride Continue reading “Visiting Lake Kournas, Crete”

Amalfi coast

How to Make the Most Out of a Trip to the Amalfi Coast

Since the Roman times, the Amalfi Coast and its three islands – Procida, Ischia and Capri – have been a must-visit for many travellers.

Surrounded by tall mountains, the coastal towns in this area remain largely unspoilt, being a culinary, artistic and scenic delight. Visitors come to the area in their droves during the warmer summer months, so if you want to avoid the crowds it’s a good idea to visit out of season.

Here are some more top tips on how to make the most out of your trip to the Amalfi Coast: Continue reading “How to Make the Most Out of a Trip to the Amalfi Coast”