Out & About

Out and About is where you’ll find all our travel related posts. From holidays in the UK and abroad, to wanderlust lists of amazing destinations! Also day trips and accommodation reviews!

Travel: South Coast towns to visit by Train

We live on the South Coast and in fact I have done pretty much all my life but there are still so many towns I’ve not really explored with the kids, or at all in some cases! This year I want to take a few more day trips with them by train, we live right next to a station and…

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3 Places in South of France We’d Love to Visit

I’ve been to France a few times, though there is so much more of the country for me to explore! So far I’ve not yet managed to make it to the south of France, home of beautiful beaches, stunning landscapes and the gorgeous blue seas- all things that I adore. I’ve been to Paris, the Alps and a few towns…

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#Saturday6 – Six Family Days out in Sussex

Here are six family days out in Sussex that we want to visit this year. They’re all close enough that we’ve really got no excuse to have missed them on our adventures so far

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Wanderlust: 4 Areas I Want To Visit In India

India is a vast country with so many different areas to explore, and it would take years and years to explore it fully, if it’s even possible! There are the more popular areas that travellers and tourists tend to have at the top of their lists, but there are so many other areas to take into account if you’re thinking…

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Top Tips for a Perfect Holiday with Friends

Holidays with friends are always amazing, especially if your friends also have kids. In fact, I don’t think going on holiday with friends who have kids when you don’t would be much fun unless you really, really like their kids!  Holidaying with other families means a few things: Friends for your kids to play with, so you don’t have to…

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Wanderlust: Italian adventures on Mount Etna

Italy is a destination that makes it on many bucket lists, and it’s certainly on mine. There are many regions that I would love to visit, but Sicily is one that, if possible, deserves a trip all to itself. One of the major draws is the UNESCO World Heritage Site and active volcano, Mount Etna. I love to see sites…

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Christmas at Marwell 2018

A few days ago we got right into the festive spirit with a trip to Marwell Zoo for their Christmas Experience. It didn’t disappoint and was the perfect way to kick start the Christmas season, though I definitely will not be putting up our decorations until December don’t you worry! Both Athena’s school and Arlo’s preschool have started the countdown…

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Travel: Athens in four days

Greece is one of the most popular European destinations on any travellers bucket list, but of course, there are plenty of cities and towns that you can see there – so how are you supposed to decide where to go? Well, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the entire world, and shouldn’t be missed if you’re going to…

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