Travel

Our weekend at Butlin’s Skegness

Squidge and I are just back from a weekend in Skegness, where we spent 48 crazy, toddler-led hours at Butlins. We were accompanied by my sister-in-law, and Squidge’s cousin, Bear. It’s been ages since I did anything just for Squidge….
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A family trip on the River Avon

Last month we spent a few days in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. It’s a place I really enjoy visiting and though I was actually born down in Warwickshire I haven’t been for a good few years now so it was…
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Riverside Holiday Park

We recently spent the weekend at Riverside Holiday Park, Southport. My son wanted to go camping for his birthday so we took the motorhome an hour down the road and met up with a group of friends who were there…
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A day in San Sebastián

We drove an hour or so from where we were staying in Pamplona in June to spend some time in San Sebasti├ín. We’d really only gone there because it came up on Google as the nearest beach, so we had…
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Tentsile Tree Tents

We’ve been really, really fortunate to receive a Tentsile Stingray tree tent to review. It looks amazing – everyone we meet asks about it when we’re using it – and it’s great fun, comfortable and versatile too. Who are Tentsile?…
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Love Holidays? Find some destination inspiration!

I know we’ve had something of a major heatwave here in the UK this year, but despite it being as warm as lots of holiday destinations I’ve still thoroughly enjoyed leaving the country to find new places and meet new…
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Aldi’s 2018 camping range

You know how it goes. You nip into Aldi for a loaf of bread and you come out with six tea light holders and a pair of jodphurs, despite never having ridden a horse in your life. Well this week…
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3 Asian Cities Where You Could Probably Retire

If you already have a feeling that you might one day retire out somewhere exotic, then it is likely that you are already starting to think about it. The truth is that there are so many possible destinations to choose…
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Eight dream holiday destinations

It’s so hard to choose where to go on holiday, isn’t it? If money was no object, and there were no wars or unrest, where would you go on your next family getaway? My top ten, in no particular order,…
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Three ways to tackle those pesky midges!

A few weeks ago we went to a festival and on the first night felt like we were being eaten alive by midges! The majority of our 20-strong party was bitten all over and so the level of discomfort in…
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