• Our Canterbury Tale – Family Fun in the Cathedral City

    November 19, 2020

    As the October half term approached we were desperate to get away – but along with the rest of the country we also felt anxious about travelling too far due to the looming threat of Lockdown 2.0. Having really enjoyed our stay in York last October we decided to try a similar city break closer…

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  • Whitemead Forest Park – Family Adventures in the Forest of Dean

    September 13, 2020

    Whitemead Forest Park is a holiday park in the heart of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Surrounded by dense woodland and within easy access of numerous walking and cycle trails Whitemead enjoys the luxury of a stunning location perfect for exploring and getting back to nature. The park boasts a wide range of…

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  • AliKats’ Bucket List Challenge – My ultimate to-do list!

    March 4, 2020

    We all have travel plans and dreams that we realistically might never achieve. There are a handful of countries that I’ve had on my must-see list for decades – yet the time has never been right. When AliKats’ Mountain Holidays recently got in touch to set me the challenge of creating my ultimate adventure bucket…

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  • 5 Simple ways to keep cool in your van on your summer road trip

    February 28, 2020

    Sponsored post – No matter what your preferred means of travelling might be, hot summers on the road can be a challenge. Motor homes, camper-vans and even cars are not always designed with warm climates in mind. If you find your self living in your vehicle for weeks at a time it’s well worth considering…

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  • Villas in Taormina – Sicily’s Secret Volcanic Destination

    February 25, 2020

    Sponsored post – When dreaming about luxury Sicilian villas Taormina is up there with the best destinations on the island. This historic town enjoys a stunning location whilst ticking boxes for a range of holiday wish-lists from adventure to pure relaxation, walking in the hills or simply lying by the pool. This pretty corner of…

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  • The Beach Hut Suites at the Beachcroft Hotel, Felpham, West Sussex

    February 19, 2020

    Price: From £190 / night including breakfast Sleeps: up to 4 Location: Felpham village near Bognor Regis, West Sussex Beachcroft Beach Huts provide the perfect blend of a traditional British bucket and spade seaside holiday, complimented with a sense of true luxury. A stay here offers simple beach living without compromise; underfloor heating, rooms serviced…

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  • Executive Airport Lounges: Are they worth the money?

    January 12, 2020

    I’ve travelled through tens, possibly hundreds of airports over the years and I’ve only even been vaguely aware of the concept of an executive lounge. I’ve always assumed these classy airport havens are for a very different traveller to me. You know the types… CEO’s, celebrities and well-to-do folk who prefer not to mix with…

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  • 5 Fantastic Days Out for Families visiting Perpignan, France

    January 8, 2020

    During the Easter break last year we were invited to visit Les Dunes holiday park just outside Perpignan on the French Mediterranean Coast with Canvas Holidays. We loved the whole experience from morning dips in our hot tub to evenings spent playing family boules, relishing the high-end yet intimate camp site experience…but looking back nearly…

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  • Planning a family holiday in Puerto Pollença: 5 places not to miss!

    December 12, 2019

    As family holiday destinations go Puerto Pollença on the Balearic island of Majorca gets pretty close to perfection. With a flight time from the UK of just 2.5 hours and a wide range of airlines flying daily (including budget) the resort is not only easily accessible but also offers guaranteed sunshine and warm weather throughout…

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  • Autumn Glamping at Swinton Bivouac

    November 16, 2019

    Price: From £159 / night Sleeps: up to 5 Location: Near Masham, North Yorkshire Swinton Bivouac is a glamping and outdoor pursuits venue set on the Swinton Estate on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The estate is situated just outside the pretty market town of Masham in North Yorkshire. A beautiful part of the…

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  • Getting the most out of a one day trip to Paris

    September 19, 2019

    You might think 24 hours in the world’s most romantic city isn’t enough time to fit everything in. Well think again. If you have just one day in Paris, you’ll need to fine-tune your itinerary and keep to a tight schedule if you want to fit in visits to all of the major tourist attractions,…

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  • Cruising the Alaskan Coastline

    September 18, 2019

    As the US’s largest state Alaska offers endless opportunities to explore it’s incredible, wild and breathtaking landscape. Coming from the native Aleutian the word ‘Alaska’ means the land towards the sea and indeed this state offers incredible experiences both on land and ocean. Boasting a range of majestic wildlife and pristine landscapes Alaska is now…

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  • How to get the best deals on mobile calls and data roaming when travelling overseas

    September 2, 2019

    [AD] Thankfully, gone are the days when receiving or making phone calls from overseas would nearly always lead to astronomical charges. Most phone companies now include free roaming in their packages, especially if you’re travelling within Europe. However there are a number of hidden costs frequent travellers should be aware of. Here are a few…

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  • 5 tips for enjoying long flights with children

    July 25, 2019

    [AD] Flying can be a tiresome hassle at the best of times: bumbling through security, constantly checking your pocket for your passport and enduring that much-dreaded turbulence is enough to make us groggy and irritable once we’re off the plane. If you add disruptive and badly-behaved children to that list, the journey goes from tiring…

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  • Mexico’s Top 10 Beautiful Beach Destinations

    July 4, 2019

    [AD] It’s no great secret that Mexico hosts some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. On the contrary, Mexico is certainly a sought after destination for affluent travellers seeking a unique and luxurious destination. The beaches in provide everything a tourist could wish for with marine panoramas combining white, fine sand with crystal clear waters…

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