Our 10 Favourite Interactions with Disney Characters at Disney World, Florida

The characters were a huge part of the Disney experience and there were so many different opportunities to meet and see each of them with meet and greets, character dining experiences and the shows and parades too. So I thought it would be nice to go through our favourite character…

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Our reasons for choosing a Villa in Florida over a Disney Hotel

When we were planning our trip to Florida we looked at all the possible options and spent time deciding between a villa or staying in a Walt Disney World resort, making use of the frequent free Disney dining offers. But, in the end we chose a villa and so I…

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Things I Learnt in 2 Weeks in America

The last time Dave and I came to America was in 2010. It was our before kids blowout holiday to Las Vegas and we had a great time. But, we were in the Las Vegas bubble of hotels and casinos. We didn’t get to actually experience any of America really.…

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A Family Weekend at the Hilton Bankside Hotel, London

Last weekend we were invited to stay at the Hilton Bankside for a night and planned a whole weekend based around the hotel’s proximity to so many of London’s attractions. We arrived early, dropped our suitcase off and headed into London for a day of adventuring. Before we left the…

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10 Things We Learnt on our First Family Camping Trip

Last month we went on our first camping trip as a family – although, because we don’t have our own camping gear, we went glamping instead. And it was eye opening for us. So here are a few things we learnt on our first camping trip as a family: Sometimes,…

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A Solo Week in Wales {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some…

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Reminiscing: Our Mexico Honeymoon

Back in 2009 there was a swine flu pandemic and all flights to/from Mexico stopped – just before our wedding, when we had booked to go to Mexico two days afterwards. Luckily, flights opened the day before our wedding and we were fine to fly. But, this meant that our…

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