The all new Pirates of Skeleton Bay at Legoland Windsor

Legoland

Visiting Legoland is something we do fairly regularly with our Merlin Annual passes. When visiting we always seem to radiate towards the same rides with Atlantis being our first port of call followed by the Squid Surfers. Isaac loves Laser Raiders and this time Sebby was old enough to join him and actually scored more than Isaac and Daddy, much to their disbelief, whilst Eliza and I visited the Lego Friends area and spotted Olivia, Mia, Stephanie, Andrea and Emma… Continue Reading “The all new Pirates of Skeleton Bay at Legoland Windsor”

Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington

The Gruffalo is one of our favourite children’s books of all time and we really enjoy taking part in activities that are related to the story. Last month we were one of the first to try the new Augmented Reality Trail at Moors Valley which was packed full of fun facts about forest animals and the chance to make the Gruffalo come to life on your mobile phone or tablet which Sebastian adored. Not long after doing the trail we saw an… Continue Reading “Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington”

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”

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”

Days Out in Review – January to June 2016

Omaha beach

For some 2016 has been shocking and they have been very vocal about it and how they are looking forward to 2017. For us however, 2016 has been one of our best years yet, full of fun and adventures and here are some of our favourites. January 2016 We love to get out and about and bad weather never stops us from having fun. In January we journeyed to Hampshire where we climbed the Spinakker Tower, explored the Historic Dockyard… Continue Reading “Days Out in Review – January to June 2016”