Cooking while camping

camping recipes

We are currently planning for another camping trip in the summer holidays, we first took the children camping a few years ago in the new forest with fellow bloggers for a bloggers camping event. I was convinced we wouldn’t like it as previously I had camped in the back garden with Paul and hated everyRead more

Brits commonly exaggerate cultural experiences – have you?

Holiday exaggerations

When I was in secondary school friends would often talk about their summer holidays, their jetting off to foreign counties experiencing the variety of cultures, different foods and of course a hot summer. I always dreamed of these types of holidays and imagined what they would be like. Up until I was 18 I hadn’tRead more

How to pack for your South East Asian trip

Asian countries are rich with culture, food, fun, and limitless adventure. If you’re looking for a quick list of the things you need to remember or bring with you for your Southeast Asian trip, then look no further. Here’s a quick rundown. Secure necessities. The first thing you need to have before you begin planningRead more

Spending Christmas in Sicily

It’s truly amazing how fast the days are going by! In just a couple of days, it will be Christmas once again. Most homes are now decked with holiday decors. Soon, everybody will be joining the last-minute shopping. Children are so excited to hang their stockings or to hopefully have a glimpse of Santa Claus.Read more

Win a holiday to Rome for 2 with Jones Bootmaker

One of my most memorable holidays pre-children was one Paul and I took to Rome one summer.  We wanted a holiday where we could take in some of the local history with a good mix of places we could walk to and though we would need a coach trip for. Trevi Fountain at 6am WeRead more

Watching Emmy’s confidence grow on holiday

We have just got back from a lovely weekend away in Walton-on-the-Naze staying in the Park Resorts holiday camp. This isn’t somewhere we have been before, this site that is – we have been to Park Resorts before on two occasions: staying at Camber Sands for our first caravan holiday and then camping in Maldon withRead more

Packing woes and trying something new

Those of you who follow me on social media will know that last weekend we packed up and headed to LEGOLAND for the weekend.  Our plan was to spend some time in LEGOLAND on the Friday so we could exchange our Merlin Pass vouchers for our actual passes, and upgrade them at the same time.Read more

Not to miss family activities while in Italy

It’s that time of year again when I am day-dreaming and planning.  My favourite time of year if I’m honest, with Half-Term upon us next week (I know already!) I like to ponder holidays.   I’ve not taken the children abroad yet, mainly due to finances but I am a little scared I will admit. Read more

Our Easter Fun

That’s the Easter holidays done and dusted and now both kids are at School, Harry for his first ever day at Pre-school today.   It was a busy few weeks and it was only writing Emmy’s holiday journal before she went back that I realised just how busy we’ve been, no wonder she was keenRead more

My Little Explorers on Camber Sands Beach

Last weekend we spent the weekend in a caravan for the first time.  We also visited Camber Sands for the first time.   Despite it actually being the last day of October/the first week of November we were rather lucky with the weather.   On the Saturday we went swimming in the morning then tookRead more