Cheap Holidays to Greece

Greece has something magical about it for me. I have been their only a few times but each time I have fallen in love with…

Which of the Canary Islands is best for families?

 The promise of sunshine, crystal waters and endless sandy beaches sees flocks of tourists heading to the Canary Islands every summer. But there’s more to…

Affordable family holidays

So far all our family holidays have been in the UK. We have camped in Derbyshire and at the Wilderness festival. Cold, wet, muddy and…

Good Old Fashioned Family Fun in Brighton

Brighton has long been associated with being a fun packed resort, even as far back as the 1800’s when people from London would journey down…

Enjoy a UK City Escape, Without the Capital’s Price …

London has historically been the place to go to in the United Kingdom for a short city break – whilst this will probably remain true…

How to Relax in the Lake District

The Lake District remains one of the most popular holiday resorts in the whole of the UK, thanks primarily to its unique terrain and a…

Taking Your Pet on Holiday

Due to the Pets Travel Scheme, it’s now possible to take your pet abroad without requiring months of quarantine. If you’ve booked a holiday and…

Educational family days out for both parents and children

  When it comes to planning educational family days out the hassle-free lure of the cinema is an attractive proposition for parents, while the majority…

Planning an Italian road trip with kids

I have a only a few travel dreams with my family and most are fairly standard. We want to go to Disney, we want  lots…

Matalan Halloween Tips Twitter Party

I am so excited to be co-hosing Matalan’s #halloweentips twitter party on Wednesday 25th September 1-2pm . I am co-hosting along with me are these…

The UK’s Most Family Friendly Short Break Destinations

While the UK may be embarking on something of an economic recovery, its long term stability is far from being assured. As a result of…

How to survive the summer holidays whatever the weather.

Normally before the school summer holidays I think about how to survive the summer holidays and I do lots of preparation. I change batteries in…

Taking the family on a ferry to France

Taking the family on a ferry to France I have some great memories of taking the ferry to France. I recall gong with school to…

Taking the kids abroad

Guest post I remember the days when I first met my husband. What a jet-set lifestyle we used to lead, before we had the ravaging…

Budgeting doesn’t mean cancelling a family holiday

 Every family needs a holiday; it gives you a really special time together that somehow never seems to quite happen if you stay at home…

Prioritising family holidays during recessionary times

Guest post Living on a budget is a common situation for many families in today’s economy, a financial reality that often means cutting out luxuries…