Top tips for staying safe on your beach holiday

Kayaking

When you’re looking forward to soaking up the sun’s rays and swimming in the sea on your summer holiday, injuries and accidents are often the furthest things from your thoughts. However, it is worth bearing in mind that many British holidaymakers are injured at the beach every year. The sea, rock pools and cliffs are frequently the cause of slips, trips and falls, while unfamiliar safety standards in foreign countries can lead to holiday-related accidents.    To make sure an injury or accident doesn’t ruin your time away, follow our top tips. Be vigilant when swimming in the sea Check… Continue Reading “Top tips for staying safe on your beach holiday”

Top 10 items to pack for a holiday to save money at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World

There is no doubt that a holiday to Walt Disney World is magical, but it can get expensive very quickly if you are not careful. One of the things that I was worried about was what to take with us so I did a bit of research before tackling the packing list. Last year we upgraded our suitcases as our old ones were a wedding gift and after 12 years of use had taken a bit of a battering and were literally falling apart. The kids have Trunki suitcases and whilst they are great for our weekend breaks, they just… Continue Reading “Top 10 items to pack for a holiday to save money at Walt Disney World”

How to Survive a Ferry journey with Kids

Condor Ferry

I hadn’t been on a ferry since I was at school until last weekend and I was quite blase about it, after all I had never been unwell aboard a boat. When we arrived in Poole harbour to board, what is affectionately known locally as the vomit comet, I started to worry. The winds were howling and the rain was so strong it managed to blow up the poor check-in assistants computer so she had to hand write our tickets manually. Once we finally boarded the ferry we locked up the car and headed upstairs to get seated. Travelling with Condor… Continue Reading “How to Survive a Ferry journey with Kids”

My Top Ten Tips on Travelling with Kids!

Trunki

It is no secret that travelling with kids can be difficult, especially if you are on public transport of some kind and have other passengers to consider. Being a mum of six, I have seen it all. Been delayed for hours in a crowded airport, trying to stop a toddler running up and down the aisle on the train and trying to calm a scared child on an aeroplane, but I do have some valuable tips to share. Prepare them for the journey. Kids over the age of one have a fair idea of what is going on, so it… Continue Reading “My Top Ten Tips on Travelling with Kids!”