#Win a Family Ticket to Victorious Festival

Last year was our first time at Victorious Festival and we loved the laid back vibe and fabulous music. Held on Southsea Common, Portsmouth, it’s not the largest festival we have been to, but it certainly the most reasonably priced and we love that you can sit on a hill, overlooking the sea whilst listening to fantastic music. Last year we saw bands such as Franz Ferdinand, Olly Murs, Elbow and Stereophonics and this year is promising to be even… Continue Reading “#Win a Family Ticket to Victorious Festival”

Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth Review

We are big fans of visiting aquariums as there is something so magical about seeing creatures that live under the sea. Last month we welcomed a new colony of Fairy Penguins at Weymouth Sea Life Centre and this weekend we were invited to visit Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth to see what they had to offer. We enjoyed a visit to Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay back in 2013 and the kids still remember putting their hand in a box… Continue Reading “Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth Review”

Enchanted Narnia at Gunwharf Quays – Review

Enchanted Narnia

Do you find the gap between Christmas and New Year a difficult one to fill? The first couple of days are filled with the kids playing with their new toys and games, but then the itch to get outside gets stronger and stronger. We were invited to go and review Enchanted Narnia at Gunwharf Quays to help fill the void between Christmas and New Year. As the name suggests, the experience is based on the beloved classic series The Chronicles… Continue Reading “Enchanted Narnia at Gunwharf Quays – Review”

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”

Revisiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Back in July 2015 we visited Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and found that there was so much to see and do that you could not fit it all into one day. On New Years Eve we headed to Portsmouth to visit Spinnaker Tower and as we have annual passes to the dockyard we decided to head back and see what we missed back in July. Our first port off call was HMS Warrior 1860 which was the fastest, largest and most powerful warship… Continue Reading “Revisiting Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”