Halloween at Disneyland Paris

Halloween

We have been lucky enough to visit Disneyland Paris twice before, once for Hubby’s 30th birthday back in 2003 and again for Isaac’s 5th birthday in 2013. Both times were in spring / summer and we have been hoping to return to see the park transformed for either Halloween or Christmas. During October half term, we spent the week with Al Fresco Holidays at their fabulous park La Croix du Vieux Pont, which is the perfect base for day trips to Paris… Continue Reading “Halloween at Disneyland Paris”

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”

A Holiday Nightmare

Condor Ferries

My husband had been hinting for years about visiting Normandy and the D-Day beaches that he is fascinated by, so for his birthday last year I booked a family holiday to see them. With money fairly tight I booked to go in February half term as the prices were very reasonable and we are a family that will enjoy activities in pretty much any weather. What I hadn’t considered was the weather for the ferry crossing and the night before… Continue Reading “A Holiday Nightmare”

All the fun of the Farm at Eco-Gites of Lenault

Eco-Gites of Lenault

Being a family of 6, hotel stays can be really awkward as they just don’t make family rooms that are big enough for our family so we have to pay extra to have two rooms which really adds to the cost of a holiday, so we tend to look for holiday cottages or large caravans that can comfortably sleep us all. I am always nervous of staying in new places and have to admit that I prefer to stay somewhere where… Continue Reading “All the fun of the Farm at Eco-Gites of Lenault”

Travelling from Poole with Condor Ferries

Condor Ferries

Watching the Condor Ferry leaving from Poole Harbour is always an exciting experience for the kids and we have watched it go past from the Sandbanks Chain Ferry and White Cliff Park before now, but we have never actually been on the ferry itself. This half term that all changed when we took the Condor Liberation to Jersey via Guernsey and then changed to continue to St Malo aboard the Rapide. I have wanted to visit the Channel Islands for… Continue Reading “Travelling from Poole with Condor Ferries”