Travel

Below you will find all our travel related posts. It includes places we have visited as well as our future holiday plans.

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Our First Visit to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is what I would describe as Classic Disney. It is the Central Park of the four Disney theme parks that make up Walt Disney World in Florida. There are only two ways to actually get to the Magic Kingdom from either the resort hotels or the expansive car parks. The first is the futuristic monorail system and the second is the old style paddle boat. The first…

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A Weekend at the Solent Hotel and Spa – Fareham

It’s always nice to spend a weekend on a family break at a hotel somewhere we haven’t really explored before. Recently we were invited to stay overnight at the Solent Hotel and Spa in Fareham, Hampshire. This is quite local to us, about an hour’s drive away, and we were all looking forward to some time to relax after the first week back into the usual school and work routine.…

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A Family Weekend at Darwin Forest – Luxury Lodge Holidays

As the children had an inset day at school at the start of January, we took advantage of the last weekend of the Christmas holidays and stretched out our time together with a brilliant self catering family weekend in Derbyshire at Darwin Forest. Our drive to rural Derbyshire brought us to the outskirts of the Peak District, home of Darwin Forest. We were immediately impressed as soon as we drove…

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Planning an All Inclusive Family Holiday to Iberostar Playa de …

A couple of years ago we went to Mallorca and fell in love with the island. It felt like a little piece of paradise and we explored so much of it. We stayed in a villa but I know that when we visit again we’ll opt for our favourite way of holidaying – at an all inclusive resort like the Iberostar Playa de Muro. Mallorca is the perfect destination for…

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Our Year in Travels {2018}

Last year I wrote about all the trips we had been on throughout the year and so, this year, I thought I would make it into a tradition. This year has been so busy, with so many trips, so many memories made and so many nights away. Here’s our year in travels: January We started the year with a weekend in Brighton. The children hadn’t been to Brighton since they…

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A Festive Weekend in Salford Quays #TheQuaysat18

Last weekend, after the children finished school on Friday, we drove up to Manchester for a self catering weekend in Salford Quays. It’s somewhere we’ve never visited as a family and although I’m in that area twice a year for the Blog On conferences I have never explored further than the venue. We were looking forward to a festive weekend somewhere new. We stayed in TheHeart Apartments for the weekend…

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5 Reasons to choose a Villa for your next Family Holiday | …

We have holidayed in villas a couple of times now and they have always worked so well for us as a family so when Villa Finder introduced us to their personalised travel service I thought it would be a great time to put together a few reasons why villas are a fantastic choice for family holidays – whatever age your children are and however many members of your family you…

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