Preparing for a magical trip to Walt Disney World

When I applied to visit Walt Disney World with Mumsnet.com in the middle of a rainstorm in a wet and muddy field at Camp Bestival I had no idea that we would actually be chosen. Fast forward just over a week later and just before our walking holiday in the Lake District, an email came in to say we had been chosen. Hubby and I were stupidly excited but chose not to say anything to the kids until we had… Continue Reading “Preparing for a magical trip to Walt Disney World”

Italian Destinations for a Gorgeous Family Holiday

Rome

Italy quite simply has it all- the food, the friendly locals, and just about every landscape you can imagine, from beaches to mountains to active volcanoes! For a family holiday, it is an especially wonderful destination as all members of the family are sure to find something they love. Whether you are looking for an urban city break, a relaxing getaway to the countryside, time at the seaside or the mountains, Italy has something to offer families with kids of… Continue Reading “Italian Destinations for a Gorgeous Family Holiday”

Holiday Tips for Parents

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Going abroad with the family is always an exciting time. Some of my favourite memories from travelling as a child is visiting new places, learning a new language and using a foreign currency. Fast forward a few years to my children and nothing has really changed. They love exploring new destinations, always make an effort to learn some of the language of and are always fascinated by using different money. Budgeting whilst on holiday is always something I find tricky… Continue Reading “Holiday Tips for Parents”

Cornwall: Your Guide to the Best Beaches, Ice Cream and Cider

Newquay

Ah, a summer holiday in Cornwall. Is there anything more quintessentially British than that? A bucket and spade, a drive through narrow country lanes and a spot of crabbing if you’re handy with a line is perhaps one of the loveliest way to enjoy a week in August, come rain or shine. But do you know where to go, and where to find the best treasures Cornwall has to offer? Here’s a quick guide to the best beaches, where you… Continue Reading “Cornwall: Your Guide to the Best Beaches, Ice Cream and Cider”

What to Pack for a Festival: The Essentials

Camp Bestival 2014

Packing for a festival is a daunting task and not one to leave to the last minute – you want to start your festival experience right, which means being prepared and relaxed with time to spare. As well as the obvious things you need such as a tent, sleeping bag and roll mat, plus a pair of good wellies, your ticket for entry, and a form of identification, there are a few extras for both guys and girls that we… Continue Reading “What to Pack for a Festival: The Essentials”