When our holiday didn’t go as planned and we ended up in a Spanish hospital

Sebby Hospital

No-one ever thinks that they will get ill on holiday. We escaped the UK ahead of Storm Dennis and were looking forward to finding some much needed sunshine and warmer temperatures, but less than a day into our holiday and it was clear that Sebastian was poorly. During our visit to Guadamar Del Segura Sebastian complained that we were walking to fast and that when Isaac made him laugh it hurt, so we sought out the local pharmacy. His advice… Continue Reading “When our holiday didn’t go as planned and we ended up in a Spanish hospital”

Make your own traditions with Swizzels

Much as I moan about all the extra work I have to do around Christmas, it is a time of year that I love. The tree, the decorations, the lights, the songs, the films – there are so many different traditions that we take part in, some of which have been handed down from older generations and others which we have introduced ourselves. We don’t start the Christmas preparations until 1st December when our advent calendars come out and our… Continue Reading “Make your own traditions with Swizzels”

Why You Need to Wear Watches During a Vacation

A vacation or holiday (or whatever you want to call it) is essentially synonymous with fun, relaxation, sand, sea, booze and partying (for those who like to drink). But, what should you bring with you? Swimwear? Party outfits? Medications? Well, whatever you bring, just don’t forget to bring a watch! Here’s a look at a couple of cool reasons why you need to wear watches during a vacation. How Many Watches Should One Bring? While some travelers prefer bringing with… Continue Reading “Why You Need to Wear Watches During a Vacation”

How to keep your home safe when you go on holiday

Burglar

After housing and the car, holiday’s are probably the next most expensive thing we spend our hard-earned cash on. Creating your dream holiday can also take months of planning and organising; ensuring passports are in date, booking excursions, planning your wardrobe to arranging travel insurance and entertainment for the kids, but there is one thing that many people forget………keeping your home safe when you go away. Nothing is ever going to be full proof, however, these are my top tips… Continue Reading “How to keep your home safe when you go on 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”