Disneyland Paris – Hollywood Studios

Toon Studio

During October half term, during our stay with Al Fresco Holidays, we were lucky enough to visit Disneyland Paris to experience all the fun of Halloween. It is not possible to visit Disneyland Paris in just one day, so we purchased an open two-day pass which meant we could visit the park twice within a 7-day period. We planned our visit to concentrate on the Magic Kingdom first and Hollywood Studios to the second day. Unlike the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood… Continue Reading “Disneyland Paris – Hollywood Studios”

Why you should take an escorted trip on your next holiday

As a family we love to travel and often visit destinations and just wander around, seeing what local secrets we stumble across. However, there are times where taking an escorted tour is the perfect choice for many reasons: It takes the planning away If you work full-time, or are running around after the family, it can be a struggle just to find time to book your flights and hotel, never mind plan a full itinerary of your holiday. Taking a… Continue Reading “Why you should take an escorted trip on your next holiday”

What to pack for a skiing holiday with the kids

Toboggan

Taking the kids on holiday to a cold climate is a whole different ball game to packing for the summer holidays and can take some careful planning, especially when it comes to suitcase weight limits. The key to keeping warm in arctic temperatures is to layer up, but getting those layers right is key. What to pack for a skiing holiday with the kids Good quality ski clothes: Either a ski suit, or jacket and salopettes, with braces for kids,… Continue Reading “What to pack for a skiing holiday with the kids”

5 things to do with kids in Koh Samui

Big Buddha

One of my most popular blog posts is my bucket wish post about visiting Thailand. With stunning beaches, beautiful temples, bustling cities and vibrant night life there is something that will appeal to all the family. One place that was not on this list is Koh Samui, Thailand’s second largest island and an ideal family destination as kids are welcome everywhere and there is all sorts of activities on offer to keep them entertained. 5 things to do with kids… Continue Reading “5 things to do with kids in Koh Samui”

10 must do activities to try in the Bahama’s with kids

Seaplane

We are busy enjoying an extended heatwave here in the UK, with local beaches packed with people taking full advantage of the warm and dry weather. It is showing no signs of ending just yet, but my thoughts have already turned to finding some sunshine this winter, with the Caribbean being top of our wishlist. Did you know that the Bahamas are at least 27°C all year round, making them the perfect destination for some warm, winter sun and despite… Continue Reading “10 must do activities to try in the Bahama’s with kids”