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”

My Favourite Holiday reads!

Going on holiday with kids in tow isn’t always a relaxing experience. Gone are the days of chilling out around the pool everyday with a good book, however, I always take a book with me and normally manage to read for an hour or two when the kids are enjoying kids club. Whilst enjoying a press trip to Rhodes back in 2014, I was introduced to the very lovely Rachael Lucas who is not only a blogger, but an author too. We… Continue Reading “My Favourite Holiday reads!”

Fine Dining aboard the Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista

I have already posted about where to eat for free aboard the Carnival Vista, but they also offer some magnificent restaurants onboard and I urge you to check out at least one during your cruise. Now, I cannot give you our favourite restaurant as they are so different, yet all are amazing in their own way. The first restaurant we got to try was JiJi Asian Kitchen. JiJi, meaning lucky lucky, serves up enticing dishes in a restaurant designed with… Continue Reading “Fine Dining aboard the Carnival Vista”

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?”

Planning a Family Summer Holiday

Holiday

Planning the family summer holiday is so exciting but it can also be a little bit stressful. I’ve been looking for somewhere for us all to go for a while now for a nice and relaxing break. Factoring in things like activities for the kids to do, where we’ll get nice weather, how long the flights are, where we’re going to eat and walking distance to the beach are all important, so here are my top thing to consider when planning a family holiday:… Continue Reading “Planning a Family Summer Holiday”