Spending Half Term with Martinhal Resorts

Lisbon, Portugal

The weeks between Christmas and the February half term holiday always feel miserable weather wise, and this year is no exception. As I write this storm Georgina has blasted into the UK and is doing its best to batter our house and garden, with our just repaired fence looking a little precarious already. Last year we headed to Angus, Scotland in February and had the most amazing time, playing in the snow in Glen Doll, exploring Scottish Castles and sampling the delights of Edinburgh but this year we have tempted away by some winter sun and are heading to Portugal.… Continue Reading “Spending Half Term with Martinhal Resorts”

Which location is top of your destination list if you won the lottery?

South Africa

Winning big on the lottery is probably something everyone dreams about at some point in their lives. Like many people we dream about buying a bigger house, getting a new car and taking the kids on a really big adventure. But what would that adventure involve? Travelling is a real passion of ours and we are keen to explore as much as we can, whether it is what is on our doorstep, or is the other side of the world. I have to admit that Hubby and I do disagree on where we would travel to first and it’s Australia… Continue Reading “Which location is top of your destination list if you won the lottery?”

Never be without charge with the VARTA Slim Power Bank

VARTA Power Bank

Tired of your phone battery dying just as the ideal photo opportunity arises? Never miss out on capturing that Instagram-worthy selfie, landscape or flat lay again, with the latest pocket-sized portable power solution from VARTA. The VARTA Slim Power Bank is a smart design, combining sophisticated style with technical precision. It’s packed with enough power to charge a phone two and half times over or one tablet fully. With two ports to allow two devices to be charged simultaneously, as well as a USB Type C outport to charge the latest smartphones, you’ll never be short of power again. What’s… Continue Reading “Never be without charge with the VARTA Slim Power Bank”

My 10 Top Tips for when you have booked a holiday to Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World

Planning a visit to Walt Disney World in Florida takes lots of planning to ensure you get the best out of your time there. There is no doubt that Disney does magic in bucketloads, but depending when you travel, it can also be extremely busy so it is important to book some of those must visit attractions before you get there. My Top Tips when you have booked a holiday to Walt Disney World 1. Download the My Disney Experience App As soon as you have booked your holiday, download the My Disney Experience App which is available on iTunes and… Continue Reading “My 10 Top Tips for when you have booked a holiday to Walt Disney World”

Weymouth SEA LIFE annual pass sale coming this January

Weymouth Sealife

There is no doubt about it, that taking the kids out can get expensive, but there is also nothing better than knowing you have saved some money. Did you know that renewal rates for annual membership to Weymouth SEA LIFE offer loyal visitors an annual pass for the same price as a day ticket. Due to popular demand, Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park is once again offering, for a limited time only, the opportunity to make huge savings on annual passes this January. The Weymouth SEA LIFE annual pass will be on sale from Saturday, January 20 until Sunday, January… Continue Reading “Weymouth SEA LIFE annual pass sale coming this January”

A Winter Visit to Monkey World

Monkey World

The Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre is a 65 acre ape and monkey sanctuary and rescue centre near Wool, Dorset. For the month of January 2018, they are offering half price entry for locals, meaning that a family ticket costs £19 instead of £38 and is a real bargain. After suffering with the dreaded lurgy over the Christmas and New year break we have been itching to get outside for some much-needed fresh air and decided to head over to Monkey World to take advantage of this offer. We had been concerned that the weather was so cold that the… Continue Reading “A Winter Visit to Monkey World”

Our Top 10 Tips for booking a Holiday to Lapland

Santa's Lapland

There is no doubt about it, a holiday to Lapland is pricey, but it is a once in a lifetime trip. I found booking a Lapland holiday a minefield as there are so many different options available, and my biggest tip is to do your research thoroughly before you make your decision about where to visit. Top 10 Tips for Booking a Holiday to Lapland 1. Book Early Lapland holidays are released in September for the following year and this is the best time to take advantage of free child places as they disappear very quickly and to get the… Continue Reading “Our Top 10 Tips for booking a Holiday to Lapland”