A visit to Planet Hollywood London – Review

I was 17 when Planet Hollywood was first launched in New York and remember the fanfare about the restaurant in newspapers and magazines at the time as it was backed by superstars like Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Demi Moore. It wasn’t until our first visit to Disneyland Paris in 2003 that we got to see what it was all about, visiting again in 2013. What I didn’t realise is that there was one in London too and… Continue Reading “A visit to Planet Hollywood London – Review”

Celebrating Individuality with Fruit Shoot #itsmything

Fruit Shoot

As a family we love to try out new things and visit different places, so when we were invited to take part in the Fruit Shoot ‘It’s my thing’ campaign we jumped at the chance. Fruit Shoot has talked to UK parents who feel that their kids are under pressure to live up to societal expectations and it is getting in the way of their ability to truly express themselves and discover what makes them happiest. As a parent I want… Continue Reading “Celebrating Individuality with Fruit Shoot #itsmything”

Peculiar Happenings at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley's

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to do a London Duck Tour which is a 75 minute tour of London onboard an amphibious vehicle. London is a good couple of hours away for us so I was keen to make the most of our day out and one place we have been keen to visit is Ripley’s Believe It or Not! which is based in Piccadilly Circus. A visit to Ripley’s allows you to follow in the footsteps of… Continue Reading “Peculiar Happenings at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!”

A Sightseeing Tour of London with London Duck Tours

I have done a few sightseeing tours of London in my time, but a sightseeing tour aboard a giant yellow duck has to be the most fun. Before you wonder if we were bobbing about on the river Thames in a giant yellow rubber duck, a DUKW (known as a Duck) is a six-wheel-drive amphibious modification of the 2½ ton CCKW trucks used by the U.S. military in World War II. For the safety conscious it is reassuring to  know… Continue Reading “A Sightseeing Tour of London with London Duck Tours”