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!

Days Out: Brighton Sealife Centre

Yesterday we had an underwater adventure at Brighton’s Sealife Centre. If you’ve never been before it’s easy to find: head to the pier and you can’t miss it! You can access is from the street or from the beach and there is plenty of parking on Madeira Drive (though it’s not free so publish transport is probably cheaper!) Brighton Sealife…

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Chilled in a Field Festival 2018

We spent last weekend being very chilled out in a field, and in the woods! We’d been invited to Chilled in a Field festival, and it was both the kids’ and Sam’s first ever weekend festival experience, and the perfect introduction. Chilled in a Field is a small family friendly festival that takes place in the grounds of Bentley Wildfowl and…

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A trip to Chessington and win FRIDGE FULL OF YAZOO!

This year we’re working with Yazoo as #Shaketesters, trying out their No Added Sugar drinks (Skip to the bottom for a mega giveaway!) and last week they sent us to Chessington World of Adventures for a summer day trip and we had a blast! Thankfully the weather was a lot cooler on the day we picked to go at 24…

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Travel: 6 Reasons to Visit Thailand

Thailand is one of the world’s great tourist destinations, and there are plenty of reasons why this is the case. It attracts more and more visitors every year, and even though it is starting to get crowded during the peak months, don’t let this put you off from visiting this incredible Southeast Asian wonderland. If you needed any more convincing,…

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Travel: My 3 days in The Hague & Vlog

Rather ridiculously I’ve left writing about my trip to The Hague at the start of July a bit late, as I’ve been away twice since then so although I’ve not forgotten anything I did I have rather lost the oomph to write about it! I did make a short vlog of some snippets from my trip though, and have a…

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Three unusual things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is on my list of European cities to visit, and fairly high up too! I’m always drawn to cities with a beach, and Barcelona is definitely not short of a beach, with 4.2km of sandy beaches, divided into four main areas. But even without the beaches there are so many amazing things to see and do in the city,…

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Everything you need to know about Camping

We’ve just spent the most chilled out weekend camping in Kent, and thanks to being one of Millets Outdoor Explorer families we did it in comfort and style in a brand new tent and with some great new camping equipment too. This was our second camping trip of the year and we have two more planned in August at festivals…

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Wanderlust: 3 Australian Road Trips

I am lucky enough to have friends who live outside the UK that I can stay with, In the last 9 months I’ve been to Israel and the Netherlands to stay with friends, but one friend lives in Australia and we would love to go and visit him for a trip before the kids get too much older! He lives…

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