Iceland – a family friendly destination?

Back in January 2016 I wrote a post about why I wanted to visit Iceland and that the destination was top of my “without the kids” bucket list. I don’t why, but I never thought of Iceland as a family friendly destination, however, on a recent trip to World Travel Market at Excel London, I was introduced to the Iceland Tourist Board who changed my mind. Flights to Iceland take just 3 hours from the UK and you can fly from… Continue Reading “Iceland – a family friendly destination?”

My Top 5 places to visit in Birmingham with Kids

Thomas Land

Birmingham is the largest and most populous British city outside London and is famous for its network of canals, many of which radiate from Sherborne Wharf and are now lined with trendy cafes and bars, but what is there to do in the city for kids? Drayton Manor: This is a theme park that is built for all ages. With a 15 acre zoo with animals ranging from Tigers to Snakes, Owls to Monkey’s and even some dinosaurs if you… Continue Reading “My Top 5 places to visit in Birmingham with Kids”

Is Mauritius a Family Friendly Destination?

I have to admit that I have always thought of Mauritius as somewhere you would visit for a romantic holiday as a couple, however it is now the go to place for an affordable luxury family holiday. Mauritius is located in the South West part of the Indian Ocean, north of the Tropic of Capricorn and lies 855 kilometers east of Madagascar and is actually part of the Africa continent. Mauritius is protected by the world’s longest unbroken coral reef and… Continue Reading “Is Mauritius a Family Friendly Destination?”

Airbourne, Eastbourne’s International Airshow!

#bmthairfest

My favourite childhood memory is being stood on the seafront watching the Red Arrows roaring across the sky in front of me with their colours of red, white and blue trailing behind them and my love of aircraft has stayed with me ever since. Without fail, every year we make sure we see the Red Arrows displaying if they are local, from Lyme Regis to Lymington and we ensure we get there early to get the best spots, but it… Continue Reading “Airbourne, Eastbourne’s International Airshow!”

Get set for Camp Bestival 2016

Camp Bestival 2014

It is just 42 days until Camp Bestival and excitement levels are starting to grow. Not only are we looking forwards to seeing some of the acts on stage, but we are most excited by the fact that we don’t have to make the half a dozen trips back and forth to the car with our camping gear as we are camping with Pitch Village this year. Camping with Pitch Village means the hard work is done for us, all… Continue Reading “Get set for Camp Bestival 2016”