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”

The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo

Lemur Loop Marwell

Last night we were invited to the opening of the new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo. Marwell Zoo has 140 acres to explore, packed full of hundreds of endangered and charismatic animals from anteaters to white rhino, giraffes to penguins, zebra to snow leopards and many, many more. One of our favourite recent additions to the zoo is the African Wilderness, their largest exhibit to date, which is home to the White Rhino, Zebra, Scimitar-Horned Oryx and Ostrich, which all… Continue Reading “The new Lemur Loop at Marwell Zoo”

Things to do in Las Vegas with the kids

Bellagio Fountains

I remember traveling to Las Vegas when I was a child, seeing some amazing sights such as the fountains at the Bellagio Hotel and winning some teddies in a kids casino, although I cannot remember where that was. I was looking to see what I could do with the kids in Vegas now that I have a family of my own and here are some things that look pretty fun things to do. What could be better than shopping? Shopping… Continue Reading “Things to do in Las Vegas with the kids”

A Visit to Dynamic Earth – Edinburgh

A Visit to Dynamic Earth - Edinburgh

On our final day of our visit to Scotland we let the kids decide where they wanted to visit and they all chose to return to Edinburgh as they wanted to go to Dynamic Earth. I bargained for a walk up Arthur’s Seat with them first as Dynamic Earth is part of the Holyrood estate and is sat at the base of the hill, next door to the Scottish Parliament building. Thankfully the cost of parking was a lot more… Continue Reading “A Visit to Dynamic Earth – Edinburgh”

A Fun Family Day Out at Dundee Discovery Point

During February half term we are spending our week in Scotland, staying at a gorgeous holiday cottage in Angus which we are using as a base to explore as much of the country as possible. So far we have been subject to pretty much everything the weather can throw at us with rain, hail, snow, wind and even a spot of blue sky and with the weather looking a bit ropey this morning we decided to stay local and pay a… Continue Reading “A Fun Family Day Out at Dundee Discovery Point”