The Start of Our Road To Adoption

We recently let the world know that we are in the process of adopting a child. Crazy, scary yet totally exciting times. We asked the Twitterverse if they would like to join us on our adoption journey and astoundingly 89% of people who voted in our poll said they would.…

Guernsey: A Great Place For A Getaway

As we are in the process of adopting our own child, I’m currently spending a lot of time thinking and reminiscing about a lot of the great things that I did during my childhood. One of which was taking an annual holiday with my grandparents. Every year the destination would be…

Budgeting For a Long Distance Road Trip

A road trip can be a great option for your next holiday. Road trips provide you with the ability to see the country, spend an extended amount of time with friends and family, and make some lasting memories. However, if you’re not careful, this type of trip can get pretty…

Guest Interview – Amsterdam Wonderland

This week’s guest interview is with Tracy, travel blogger behind Amsterdam Wonderland. She explains ‘We are Tracy and Marc. He’s from Amsterdam, I’m from London. Though we live in the UK we spend a great deal of time visiting family and friends in The Netherlands with our young sons –…

Ways To Ensure You Stay Healthy On Holiday

As the summer holiday season fast approaches, if you are anything like us, you are starting to get excited about your next adventure. We are heading to The Balkans for two weeks of fun in the sun and we cannot wait. In fact, we have already grabbed the big cases…

How To Find The Best Flight Deals

There are so many sites giving so much information on the internet about getting the best flight deals to and from the UK. If you are not an avid traveller, trawling the internet can be very time consuming, boring and often frustrating. We, however, love spending hours on end searching for…

England: A Gourmet Getaway at Hotel Gotham, Manchester

The 5-star boutique Hotel Gotham in Manchester has always been somewhere we have wanted to stay since it opened its doors three years, yet ashamedly we have never got round to it. That was until recently when we had the pleasure of not only staying at the hotel but also…

Guest Interview – Tea & Cake For The Soul

This week’s guest interview is with Hazel, blogger behind Tea & Cake For The Soul. She explains ‘“Tea & Cake for the Soul” is my way of trying to give a little something back by sharing my musings, travel stories, recommendations, tips, and recipes. I’m a busy, married, mum of two…

England: Real Travel Moments with Hampton by Hilton

Have you ever been asked the question why do you travel? Most people will often answer “to find ourselves’ or ‘to escape the stresses of everyday life’ etc. But we’re asking the question literally – why do you travel? Everyone loves a good holiday or even a cheeky night away…

Guest Post: How to Explore the United States Without Going Over Budget

If you have adventure coursing through your veins, the worst thing you can do is let your budget hold you back. You want to see it all, but you don’t want to take out a second mortgage to do so. You’re not alone. But the good news is that you…

Scotland: An Exquisite Stay at Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fantastic city and one that we have visited previously. However, and I’ll be honest, it was a weekend with friends to watch the rugby, drink an obscene amount of beer and cheer on our team. Therefore, we did not get to fully experience the city and see…

Meet My New Travel Companion – Jennie

I’ll be honest I normally travel with a rucksack as my hand luggage on flights or a weekend away. Even though my rucksack is practical, it is not really the most stylish. Also, as a 35-year-old woman maybe a rucksack is not the ideal luggage to be using? Therefore, I…

Why Your Children Should Be Involved In Planning Your Next Adventure

As a child, I was extremely lucky and I travelled with my parents quite a lot. My parents more often than not included me in the planning process, from asking where I wanted to go, to what I wanted to do. Sometimes they took my suggestions on board, sometimes they…

Guest Interview – Our Bucket List Lives

This week’s guest interview is with Suzy, travel blogger behind Our Bucket List Lives. Suzy is a family travel blogger from the UK. She moved back to the UK with her husband just under 3 years ago after 14 years of living in France. She has travelled to over 17 countries,…

May 2018 – Monthly Round Up

Seriously, where has the first half of the year gone? How can it be June already? In fact, where has the past year gone? I can’t believe that this time last year it was the first day of our month-long Californian road trip, it feels like yesterday. It also means…

Going Camping? 5 Places to Put on Your Bucket List

If you love camping, there are many great places in the world you can visit. Of course, you will need to bring the right supplies with you allowing you to enjoy your time in nature. Here are some places you may want to add to your camping bucket list.

Preparing For A Long Journey – What Do I Need?  

Where possible I try to avoid long journeys because being cooped up in a car or a train or plane for hours on end can be and usually is the most boring thing on the planet but often a necessary evil, especially when I want to explore far-flung places. However,…