Packing for the family holiday: 5 medical essentials

First Aid Kit

Family holidays are always guaranteed to be a bundle of fun, so long as you’re guaranteeing your health and safety are on top form. Here are five medical essentials to keep in mind before heading on your travels. Pack a basic travel kit Depending on where you’re going, you’ll want to bring a basic kit that includes all of the essentials. Consider everything from plasters to a thermometer, so that no matter what predicament either you or the little ones land yourself in, you’ll always be well equipped to deal with it. Remember to include sufficient medication, too. Things such… Continue Reading “Packing for the family holiday: 5 medical essentials”

Home Insurance vs Your Holiday #WinterWithChill

When you’re counting down the days until you jet off into the sun, checking and re-checking you have everything you need is exciting: Travel Insurance Travel Plugs Suitcases Sun Cream Capsule Wardrobe Money Charging cables / Power pack for the essential phone / tablet / kindle First Aid Kit It is so easy to forget to ensure your home is secure and covered for all eventualities while you’re away. Go around the house and test all locks on window and doors and if you have a house alarm, make sure it is serviced regularly. Chill, a leading home insurance company… Continue Reading “Home Insurance vs Your Holiday #WinterWithChill”

Dubai Dreams with the Teens

Disneyland Paris

Last time we went abroad with our eldest three children together they looked like this: It is horrifying to think that this was almost 13 years ago! We have had holiday’s in between but they were all in the UK, usually in a caravan somewhere in Cornwall or the Isle of Wight. The last holiday we had all together was to Coombe Mill in Cornwall for Christmas 2014, which I had thought of as our last full family holiday. I had thought that the days of holidaying with us parents had been and gone, however, whenever we go abroad they… Continue Reading “Dubai Dreams with the Teens”

Red Frog Pub & Brewery onboard the Carnival Vista

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It is only two more days until the Carnival Vista is launched and as the Carnival Cruise Thrill Seeking Family we cannot wait, hubby even more so thanks to the announcement that he can raise a pint onboard in the Red Frog Pub & Brewery and that they will have a choice of three distinctly flavoured hand-crafted beers brewed right on board. Carnival Vista’s Red Frog Pub & Brewery is the result of a unique collaboration between Carnival and Miami, FL. based Concrete Beach Brewery. Concrete Beach is an Alchemy & Science brand, an independently operating subsidiary of The Boston Beer… Continue Reading “Red Frog Pub & Brewery onboard the Carnival Vista”

On the bucket list – Visiting Thailand

Thailand

In the next of my bucket list posts I have chosen Thailand as the place I dream of visiting as many of my friends have been and raved about the stunning beaches, beautiful temples, bustling cities and vibrant night life. I am a sucker for the beach and the islands off the coast of Thailand are famous throughout the world for their beautiful beaches and gorgeous scenery. Ko Phi Phi is top of my list as it was made famous by the movie “The Beach” and I would love to brush up my scuba diving skills at Ko Tao which… Continue Reading “On the bucket list – Visiting Thailand”

A Visit to Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

As I child I took abroad holidays for granted as we were lucky enough to go away a couple of times a year, but one of my first holiday memories where I really appreciated the time away was when we visited the beautiful island of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a tiny island nation in the Indian Ocean. It is a rugged land of rainforest, diverse wildlife and endless beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes, and the sacred city of Anuradhapura. Its flavourful cuisine reflects its history as… Continue Reading “A Visit to Sri Lanka”