Top 10 Travel Must Haves when Travelling with Children

Mark Warner have just announced their fourth Blogger Ambassador programme and have challenged bloggers to come up with their top travel must haves. Travelling with children is stressful, there is no denying it. From the packing and re-packing of cases to checking and re-checking you have all your travel documents ,it is bad enough doing it for yourself, but with small people in tow it is even more challenging. I like to think I have the whole holiday thing nailed these… Continue Reading “Top 10 Travel Must Haves when Travelling with Children”

A Perfect Winter Holiday in Angus with Newton Farm Holidays

Newton Farm

I have always wanted to visit Scotland but living on the south coast of England we couldn’t be much further away if we tried, but this half term we decided to make the nine-hour drive to see how much of the beautiful country we could see. Our base for the week was a beautiful holiday cottage in Angus which is set on a working farm – Newton of Fothringham. We are big fans of farm holidays in winter, having previously stayed… Continue Reading “A Perfect Winter Holiday in Angus with Newton Farm Holidays”

Sun, Sea and Sand: Water Adventures in Rhodes


Rhodes is a magical island filled with wonderful experiences. I have marvelled at the medieval Old Town and relaxed by the tremendous blue hues of the sea but, I have not yet discovered everything this island has to offer which is why I decided to explore the island’s water-based adventures. Here are the top three places to enjoy water-based activities: Rhodes Town With its harbour, Rhodes Town is the ideal place to stay for boat excursions. Here you can explore… Continue Reading “Sun, Sea and Sand: Water Adventures in Rhodes”

How to Travel on a Budget with the Family

Eco-Gites of Lenault

Travelling on a budget with the family can be tricky. We have tried everything from £9.50 Sun Holidays to camping, cottage hire to budget hotels and have to admit it can be a challenge. We are a family that often travels with four children and sometimes all six which opens up its own issues as most holiday companies cater for two adults and two children. In fact it is a common bugbear of mine that we often have to shell… Continue Reading “How to Travel on a Budget with the Family”

Travelling with a Baby


Travelling with a baby opens up all sorts of issues but it doesn’t have to be a painful experience. I have been really lucky with my kids and they have all been good travellers, some of which is down to luck, but also good planning. My favourite form of transport has to be the car as it is your own space, you can take all the paraphenalia you want to keep the kids entertained and you can stop for a… Continue Reading “Travelling with a Baby”